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Greece in May
Written by Aiswarya Giridharan on May 5, 2021 Share on

Greece in May – Travel Guide For Top Places to Visit in Greece

This country Greece is located in the southeastern Europe. Studded with islands, this country is a home to may beaches and architectures. And not to stop with this, Greece is much more than we could imagine. Being the birthplace of astounding philosophy principles, Greece has an unscalable bridge from Olympics to Democracy. With the essence of rich history in its air, this country has something for the traveller in you. Visiting Greece in May could be a perfect idea and let us explore the reasons behind.

Weather in Greece in May

The Greece’s topography is made for various climatic conditions. The temperature in Greece in May ranges from 17 degree celsius to 24 degree celsius. And the geography textbooks probably call the weather Mediterranean. The Greece climate in May are of extremes and summer and winter is fully explored. The average weather in Greece in the month of May is Summer and the sun begins to shine brighter in this month. Avoiding crowd this 2021 could be the best thing you could do to your health. So, visiting Greece in the month of May could be an ideal choice to avoid the crowd yet getting the best out of a summer month.

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Top 5 Things to Do in Greece in May

Here are some of the top suggestions for you to do this May.

  1. Do some climbing at Mount Olympus.
  2. Walk through the streets of Santorini to learn some best architecture practices.
  3. If you an art admirer, visit the Contemporary Art Museum
  4. Let us Spelunk at the Melissani Cave
  5. Row at the Corinth Canal

Also Read: 7 things to do in Santorini Greece

Top 5 Places to Visit in Greece in May

1. Athens

Athens could be one of the best places to visit in Greece and visiting in May could help you explore the places among lesser crowd. Being the capital, this place looks like a modernised mythology. Beholding the culture always, this place is a modern mix of history in future.

Athens, Places to Visit in Greece in May
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Visiting the Acropolis

The Acropolis is one of the most preferred places to visit in Athens. Built with shiny marble, the Parthenon temple catches the eye of the beholder. This place has cultural importance and was biggest monuments built by the history. Getting lost in its architecture is what you can do here on your trip to Greece in May.

Visiting the Acropolis, Places to Visit in Greece in May
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Panathenaic Stadium

With Greece being the origin to Olympics, returning back to home land without visiting this place is an absolute sin. Built in 335 BC and renovated in 1896, this stadium has seen strong players and is yet to withstand centuries in building new ones. Visit this place and reassess if this place is what you had been watching in television every 4 years.

Panathenaic Stadium, Places to Visit in Greece in May
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2. Santorini

This is one of the popular places not to miss in Greece. Looking like a perfect Tom and Jerry maze, this place absolutely looks like a fairy tale. All the houses and restaurants looks perfectly placed by Bob the builder. Getting the cartoonic flavour? Yes! that’s exactly what Santorini is all about.

Santorini, Places to Visit in Greece in May
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Exploring the Fira

From the picturesque building arrangements to breathtaking sceneries, Fira has it all. This being the capital of Santorini, has the purest essence of Santorini. The archaeological museum is a must visit place in Fira in Greece in May and has the finest remains of the old Greece.

Fira, Places to Visit in Greece in May
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Exploring Beach life at Santorini

With almost 9 beaches at Santorini, this place is perfect to enjoy the beach holiday. Give yourself a good sun bath wherein the sun would show some mercy and save you from sunburns. The number of activities around these beaches are sure to keep you full engaged.

Also Read: Greece Travel guide

Beach at Santorini, Places to Visit in Greece in May
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3. Meteora

One of the most beautiful places in Greece, this place – Meteora has numerous monasteries . They are built on cliffs and this place even has the oldest of monasteries dating back to 14th century. Theopetra Cave, Meteora Geological History Museum along with the volumes of thrill trails increasing, make it highly worthwhile to visit Greece in May.

Meteora, Places to Visit in Greece in May
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4. Visiting the land of Delphi 

History has ever failed to amaze us and Delphi is one such land which has be ruined. And to somebody new to Delphi, it would look like a museum where antique pieces are showcased. Delphi puts forth a new dimension of Greece where the historical and cultural emphasis makes it unique and a must place to visit in Greece.

Visiting the land of Delphi, Places to Visit in Greece in May
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5. Apokoronas

Being to Greece and not witnessing their bread baking and cheese making is sure to make you empty. With amazing beach side villas, this place is sure to leave fill up all the serenity your life needs. Being amidst the green vegetation and blue water and enjoying life is what you will need to do in Greece in May.

What to Wear For Greece Trip in May

Greece, proving its majestical spell, has various mountains. Pertaining to its climatic conditions, it is suitable to pack for both summer and winter – however for lighter wintery evenings. Anything like shorts, tees, swim suits – in general easy breathable for the day time and clothings to protect you from 14 degree celsius like hoodies and sweaters should be fine.

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Frequently Asked Questions About Visiting Greece in May

1. How hot is Greece in May?

Weather in Greece in May starts out grey and dreary and as the month progresses, there is good sunshine. The average high temperature in May is at 24°C in the day which is quite pleasant, and the average low temperature is at a comfortable 17°C at night.

2. How is the weather in Greece in May?

Greece weather in May starts out dry and by the time you get to the end of the month there is good sunshine and clear blue skies.

3. Where to go in Greece in May?

Crete, Mykonos, Santorini, Corfu, are good islands to visit in Greece in May which start to get crowed as June begins.

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