Greece is an all-weather destination, ideal for people from all walks of life. Greece tour packages are sure to offer something to enjoy for everybody, from solo travelers to honeymooners, from families to groups of friends.
From sunny beaches with the endless stretch of the Aegean Sea to the Ancient ruins that remind people of Greek mythologies, from the labyrinths of Mykonos to the nightlife hub of Athens, Greece holiday packages can be a great way to explore the country to one’s heart content. Greece is sometimes referred to as the “cradle of the western civilization”, and for good reason too. Before its downfall, Greece used to boast of the most advanced civilization of the world, as per the findings that archaeologists have made in recent times. Visiting Greece is sure to make travelers fall in love with the old world charm of the country.
Book any of these following packages in the list to make your getaway to the Mediterranean special!
Thanks to the salubrious climate of this Mediterranean gem, Greece can be visited any time of the year. However, during the tourist high season booking Greece trip packages might not be the best option, due to the crowds at all tourist places and restaurants. For the best trip, one should make sure to book their Greece travel packages during the low tourist season, which is from March to May, and October to November, when the crowds are noticeably thinner and there are plenty of bargains and discounts to look forward to.
Greece is the country of history and romance and a tour to Greece is incomplete without a visit to the iconic cities and attractions in the country. Here is a list of a few places to include in your Greece tour packages from India.
Greece is one of the best destinations where families, as well as honeymooners, will find an ultimate dose of entertainment. Here are some top-rated tourist attractions where you can make the most of Greece Tour packages:
What’s Special: Green history, monuments, food, ancient figures
Nearby Attractions: Aegina, Ancient Corinth, Nafplio, Mt Parnitha National Park, Delphi, Ancient Mycenae, Hydra, Halkida, Cape Sounion
Major Attractions: he Acropolis, Acropolis Museum, Parthenon, National Archaeology Museum, The Pláka, Temple of Olympian Zeus, Anafiotika Neighborhoods
Transportation Options: Taxi, metro, train, cab, tram, bus
The historical capital of Europe, Athens is the place to be on your Greece tour. The place is surrounded by lovely people, historical monuments and a lot of attractions for travelers to visit on a vacation. If you are a history lover, Athens is the perfect place to be. Some of the best attractions that one must-visit in Athens are Acropolis of Athens, Acropolis Museum, Cape Sounion, Temple of Poseidon.
What’s Special: Dramatic views, stunning sunsets, cube-shaped houses
Nearby Attractions: Crete, Mykonos, Milos, Ios, Naxos, Amorgos
Major Attractions: Firá, Oia, Caldera, Akrotíri Archaeological Site, Red Beach, Ancient Thira, Archeological Museum, Museum of Prehistoric Thira, Pyrgos, Beach at PErissa, Profitis Ilias
Transportation Options: Bus, bike, taxi, cab
One of the most popular islands of Greece, Santorini is a must-visit place in the country. Santorini is the place to be for people who love peace and quiet. The stunning sunset views, black sand beaches, and impressive traditional accommodations make it the perfect holiday spot. Adding to the aura of the city, the remains of antiquity and the myth of the Lost Atlantis make it the most visited place in Greece. The nightlife and awesome food in the city are the best for party lovers.
What’s Special: Cosmopolitan atmosphere, lively nightlife, shopping hubs, monuments, museums, beaches
Nearby Attractions: Rhenia Island, Delos, Little Venice, Mykonos Windmills, Armenistis Lighthouse, Agios Stefanos, Ano Mara, Mykonian Spiti Farm
Major Attractions: Little Venice Mykonos Quarter, Kato Mili, Island Of Delos, Platys Gialos Beach, Panagia Paraportiani, Ano Mera, Elia Beach, Paradise Beach, Rarity Gallery
Transportation Options: Bus, taxi, bike, cab
Located in the center of the Cyclades island group, Mykonos is famous for its cosmopolitan atmosphere and vivid nightlife. Know as the “Ibiza of Greece” a holiday in Mykonos is an experience of a lifetime. The city also spoils you for the choice of activities. Travelers can marvel the amazing sunset from Little Venice Mykonos, stroll around the narrow paved streets of Chora, enjoy your stay at the luxurious Mykonos hotels, dance the day away at epic beach parties and swim at the exotic Mykonos beaches. The nightlife of the city is also a hit. Do not forget to click some amazing photos when in the city.
What’s Special: Ancient ruins, awe-inspiring beaches, adventure activities
Nearby Attractions: Gavdos, Chrissi, Koufonisi, Dia, Spinalonga, Elafonissi, Imeri Gramvousa, Pseira
Major Attractions: The Palace of Knossos, Agios Nikolaos, Chania, Samaria Gorge, Heraklion, Ano Mera, Heraklion, Rethymnon, Heraklion Archaeological Museum, Preveli Monastery
Transportation Options: Bus, taxi, cab, motorbike
Crete is located in the southern side of the Aegean Sea and is one of the biggest islands in Greece. The enthralling natural beauty with the perfect mix of culture and world-famous gastronomy makes it a holiday paradise. One of the most popular destinations in Greece, the city is full of historical sites and beautiful beaches. Chania Crete, Heraklion Crete, and Rethymno, some of the biggest towns in Crete, boast magnificent vintage architecture. Honestly, wandering around their warren of romantic alleys will make you feel as if you’ve travelled back in time!
What’s Special: While sandy beaches, local agricultural products, shopping hubs, adventurous activities
Nearby Attractions: Iraklia, Koufonisia, Schinoussa, Donoussa, Syros, Naoussa, Santorini, Paros, Amorgos
Major Attractions: Plaka Beach, Old Town, Portara, Zas Mountain, Cedar Forest of Alyko, Chora, Halki, Filoti, Mount Zeus, Apiranthos, The Kouros, Moutsouna, Vivlos
Transportation Options: Bus, cab, taxi, bike, water taxi
Largest of the Cyclades islands in Greece, Naxos is one of the beautiful cities in Greece. The island is a short ferry ride away from the Paros and Mykonos islands, but Naxos is relatively unknown, staying under the mainstream radar. Though relatively underrated, this place is one of the most interesting places in Greece. Its glorious ancient past and strong influences of the Venetians and the Franks are responsible for the abundance of ancient sites. Naxos literally breathes history! Imposing mountains, green valleys, beautiful beaches, and rural villages will exalt nature lovers’ spirits!
Greece experiences summer during the months between May to October when the temperature oscillates between 30 to 35°C. During these months, the temperature may rise up to 40°C or more. Although the weather is warm and dry, there is minimum or no humidity. During this time, travellers can enjoy several water adventures, vibrant nightlife or shopping experiences. Moreover, it is the best time for couples to plan their honeymoon.
Greece enjoys winters from mid-November to February when the weather is cool and rainy. Especially January, and February are marked as the coldest months and some places also experience snowfall during these months. The temperature is around -5°C in the Northern parts of the country. If you are travelling to Greece between these months, you can indulge in various snow activities like skiing, sledging, skateboarding, and more. Interestingly, you can find accommodation, activities, and flights at quite cheap prices during winters.
Elefthérios Venizélos International Airport in Athens is the main airport for flights coming in from abroad. One can find regular flights from major cities in India like Delhi, Bangalore and Mumbai (connecting as well as direct), with an average flight duration of 10-12 hours. This is the best way to reach Greece from India.
Take a look at the itineraries below and book a package to Greece to soak in that Mediterranean sun!