Known as the cradle of civilization and the birthplace of democracy, Greece is an endless trail of gorgeous
islands leading you further and further into the sparkling Mediterranean sea. If you’re looking to book your Europe package, then Greece is
the perfect country to include in your list. With a healthy mix of balmy beaches, sunny weather, scenic places,
historical sites and architecture that varies from region to region, Greece tour packages are
for those who like vacations with no holds barred. A Greece package is as much exploring ancient
ruins as it is tasting the Greek cuisine at a shack nearby. The beach-hopping and island-hopping expedition is the
perfect opportunity to risk it all and test your spirit of adventure during your Greece holiday packages.
With thousands of islands spread throughout the Aegean Sea, as well as the Ionian Sea, Greece has plenty to do and
see. Whether you want to party or relax, or experience history and see sights, Greece has it all. If you are looking
for adventure packages to Europe or beach packages to Europe, Greece should definitely be at the top of your list. Our exciting Greece packages from India will be highly personalized and customised to ensure that will have the perfect trip to Greece.
Popular Greece Tour Packages from India
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| Athens Mykonos Santorini Crete Package
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| Athens Mykonos Santorini Packages
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| Mykonos Santorini Crete Package
||7 Days/6 Nights
| Athens and Santorini Vacation Packages
||7 Days/6 Nights
| Santorini Greece All Inclusive Packages
||6 Days/5 Nights
| Exciting Greece Packages from India
||8 Days/7 Nights
| Classic Greece Tour Packages
||7 Days/6 Nights
| Magical Greece Holiday Packages
||6 Days/5 Nights
Greece Tour Packages Highlights
- Touring Acropolis & visiting Parthenon & the Temple of Athena
- Climbing the Mount Olympus to spot the place where Zeus sat on his throne
- Discovering the UNESCO World Heritage site of Delphi
- Exploring the stunning Samaria Gorge in Crete
- Marvelling at the Epidaurus Theater dedicated to Asclepius - the god of medicine
- Enjoy surfing at Balos Beach in Crete
- Sunbathing in the blue sun loungers at Psarou Beach Mykonos
- Watching a gorgeous sunset at Oia
- Visiting the Windmills of Mykonos located facing the sea in the town of Chora
- Witnessing changing of guards at Syntagma square
- Exploring Plaka, a quaint area with cobblestone streets & enjoying meandering
- Savouring breathtaking views of Athens city from the Philopappos Hill
- Hiking the path from Fira to Oia to savour scenic vistas
- Exploring the black sand beach of Perissa Beach in Santorini
- Discovering Red beach made of bright red sand composed of pulverised volcanic rock
- Watching a movie at the Kamari Open-air Cinema
- Taking a leisure stroll down the Old Town of Rhodes
- Marvelling at Corinth Canal -an engineering genius
- Exploring the Little Venice Mykonos Quarter by the Alexandra Beach
- Partying till dawn at Paradise Beach Night Club in Mykonos
- Relaxing and coming at peace with nature at the Butterfly valley in Rhodes
- Enjoying Windsurfing & KiteSurfing at Prasonisi Island near city of Rhodes
- Taking a dip in the warm waters & relax by seafront tavernas of Agni Bay in Corfu
- Snorkelling in the clear waters of Porto Timoni Beach in Corfu
- Visiting Acropolis Museum that houses artifacts found on the Acropolis
More activities to include to Greece Travel Packages
- Enjoying a drink at Monastiraki square - one of Athens busiest areas
- Visiting Temple of Poseidon - Ancient temple dedicated to God of oceans - Poseidon
- Discovering Temple of Hephaestus - one of the best preserved greek temples in Athens
- Taking in views of Acropolis from Areopagus Hill in Athens
- Visiting Spinalonga Island in Crete to explore its Venetian histories
- Driving around Mirabello Bay in Crete - one of the largest bays in Europe
- Chilling and Relaxing at Seitan Limania Beach in Crete
- Tasting delicious Greek wines at Santo’s Winery in Santorini
- Trekking to the top of Santorini’s volcano at Nea Kameni island
- Soaking up the amazing Greek charm from Akrotiri Lighthouse in Santorini
- Exploring the top attractions in Santorini with a Private Luxury Catamaran ride
- Discovering the quaint village of Pyrgos in Mykonos & click instagram worthy pictures
- Visiting Paraportiani Church - a historic church in the island of Mykonos
- Sailing to Delos Island and discovering the mythological birthplace of Apollo
- Exploring Panagia Tourliani - the prettiest monastery in Mykonos
Things to do on your Greece Packages
There is an endless list of things to do in Greece, and Greece is a place where you can satiate the history lover in you, the foodie, the beach bum, the party animal, or the explorer. Greece’s fascinating history will follow you everywhere you go, with monuments and relics from mythology which also date back to the beginning of civilization itself, like Mount Olympus, Cave of Zeus, Temple of Athena, Ithaca, and more. Mythology seeing is absolutely a surreal experience worth gifting yourself, which you can customize with our Greece tour packages from India. And though it may seem daunting with so much to see, if you plan well, you can end up making and going on an ultimate Greece travel!
1. Explore ancient monuments in Athens
To begin with, your Greece packages should include the capital city of Greece, Athens, which was at the heart of ancient Greece and remains so till date. Riddled with ancient ruins, architectural splendours and historical landmarks, Athens does not disappoint. One of the top attractions of Greece is in Athens, which is the Acropolis. Containing relics of the bygone Byzantine Empire, revisit the ancient era at the Temple of Athena Nike, the Parthenon and Temple of Olympian Zeus. This makes the right reason for including these places in your Greece holiday package from India.
Be sure to visit the Delphi Theatre, a famed UNESCO World Heritage Site which sits on Mount Parnassus, which was a pilgrimage spot in ancient Greece, where people would flock to pay homage to Apollo and seek guidance from the Oracle. Other amazing sites that seat the marvels of history are the Temple of Hephaestus, Palace of Malia, the Ancient Corinth, Epidaurus Theater, and more. Make sure to brush up on your Greek mythology a little so you can really soak in the grandiose of each place. You can customise your Greece tour packages with airfare from India to include the exact places you’d like to see for the history buff in you.
2. Take a ferry ride with our Santorini packages
After your dose of history, head out and explore the multitude of beaches here - from soft white sands to black and even volcanic red sand beaches. A beach is never too far out of reach on your Greece tour package. Leave all your worries behind in Greece by taking a ferry down to Santorini as part of your Santorini packages. Surrounded by whitewashed walls, colourful dome roofs, windmills, churches and the great blue-green ocean, it is hard not to feel tranquillity wash over you. Catch the most unforgettable sunset over Oia and rent a boat to set out into the ocean for another day. On your trip to Greece from India, look forward to the island of Paros and Corfu - each with its own charming native architecture that is bound to make you gawk.
3. Explore adventure activities in Greece
For the more outdoorsy, adventurous, adrenaline junkies, places in Greece like the Samaria Gorge, Corfu Trail, Corinth Canal, and Mount Athos offer out of this world experiences and sights. Melissani Cave is a must to include on your India to Greece packages, with activities like spelunking in azure waters. For those who are casual observers and nature lovers, Balos Beach, Psarou Beach, and Lake Plastira are worth visiting.
4. Explore the Crete
In your Greece packages from India make sure you visit this island of wonder. This is one of the largest islands in Greece. Also, it happens to be the fifth largest in the Mediterranean. To get the essence of how Greece people are, make sure to visit this place. The whole island, when split into 2 - the northern and southern feels like being at 2 different time zones. The north area is contemporarily built and the southern side still keeps the history alive. This south zone has the best beaches to visit studded with multiple engaging activities. Exploring this island fully might take a week yet is worth digging this wonderful treasure on your Greece all inclusive packages.
5. The food paradise
Greece absolutely is a food paradise. Freshly plucked sea animals go into their hot pans. Generously served with rich olive oil makes any food right from light salads to heavy fries your favourite. Try not to miss Souvlaki, Baklava, Horiatiki, Moussaka, Loukomades, freshly grilled Octopus and Cheese Pie on your Greece vacation. Also do try not restricting yourself with big hotels. Walk through every small cafe and bistros to get the ultimate flavour of Greece food.
6. Enjoy The Peloponnese
This is one of the unique islands in Greece and a must to include in your Greece travel packages. The Olympia here deserves your attention. Get to witness the place where first olympic players were cheered. The mountain terrains in the Pelopponese welcomes you to get hiked on. The Peloponnese has the best beaches. Exploring the caves is yet another checklist here. Feels like it has it all right? Yes! It does.
7. Jaw drop at Meteora
Meteora is one of the must visit places on your Greece trip package and is absolutely a miraculous magic that Greece has! This Meteora is owned by plains of Thessaly. Studded on steep rocks are the monasteries built. There are about 24 monasteries out of which only 6 are functional now and are designated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
8. Spa at Lilium Zen Spa
Out of top things to do in Greece, this could be one of the best things you could do to your mind and body on your Greece holiday packages from India. A perfect refresh button to your life would be taking a spa at Lilium Zen Spa. This spa is famous for the aroma therapy and try not to miss this at Santorini, Greece. The expertise is sure to leave you rejuvenated like never before. Try not to miss the cave baths here.
Places to visit on Greece Packages
A Greece tour package from India can also include stops at multiple cities, islands and towns, like Santorini, Mykonos, Oia, Athens, Rhodes, Crete, Corfu, Zakynthos, Thessaloniki, Heraklion, Thera, Cephalonia, Paros, Naxos, Kos, Milos, Nafplion, Samos, Olympia, Skiathos, Dodecanese Islands, and much, much more. You can give yourself the best of both worlds by seeing popular cities across Greece as well as quaint towns and idyllic islands in the middle of jet blue waters - and Pickyourtrail allows completely customised Greece packages from India so you never miss out on what your heart wants to see most.
It can be difficult to see everything in a single, short trip, which is why we offer budget Greece tour packages and plan your Greece itinerary so that
you can enjoy the ultimate vacation. Since Greece is such a mosaic of sights and experiences, we offer various kinds of customised
Greece packages from India. The most sought after are Santorini Greece packages and Greece and Turkey packages.
Places to Visit in Athens
The epicenter of Greek history, Athens is a must visit on your Greece travel package. Hike the Acropolis to reach the Parthenon - the center of religious life in Athens, the symbol of power, wealth and its elevated culture, and also the largest and the most lavish temple in the Greek Mainland. Marvel at this centuries old structure and take in beautiful views of the entire city of Athens. Add a flavour of nature to your Greece tourism packages from India by watching the gorgeous sun fading away while sipping your favourite beverage at a cafe in Little Venice. Take a walk around the Athens Flea Market and buy a few souvenirs to take home. Visit Syntagma square and watch the hourly change of evzones guarding the tomb of an unknown soldier on your Greece tour package. Spend your evening walking through the narrow streets of Plaka and stop by one of its very many cafes, and enjoy a delicious pistachio ice cream on your trip to Greece.
Places to visit in Mykonos
An entire town with houses built out of limestone and painted in colours of white and blue, surrounded by plenty of pristine beaches and several gay bars and clubs to dance the night away is the happening town of Mykonos. Visit the Windmills of Mykonos which has been a famous shooting spot for various Bollywood flicks, take a walk around the narrow cobblestone streets of Little Venice and make your way to the renowned Paraportiani Church on your Greece tour packages. Grab yourself some souvenirs and if you fancy, buy a painting to take home. Sit by a cafe at Little Venice and watch a mesmerising sunset on your Greece holiday packages. A visit to the Super paradise beach while in Mykonos goes without a mention. Sit by a beach shade and if you fancy indulge in some adrenaline pumping water sports. Put your dancing shoes on and spend the night dancing to the tunes of the songs from popular charts by any one of the plenty Mykonos bars.
Places to visit in Santorini
If you are in Santorini, then relishing some succulent Santorini red wine on your Greece holiday package from India goes without saying. A half day private catamaran cruise taking you through all the famous attractions in Santorini, and finally anchoring at a point that gives you amazing views of the Santorini sunset is a fun experience to have. Oia is pretty much synonymous to Santorini. A maze of houses painted in white and blue perched on a clifftop overlooking a vast blue caldera is the village of Oia. The best views of Santorini sunset can be obtained at Oia. Take a walk around the various shops, boutiques and restaurants at Oia and revel in some tasty Pizza on your Greece trip. Also a mule ride from Amoudi bay to get to the top of Oia is also an experience to have.
Places to visit in Corfu
With the rich air of Mediterranean climate being around, this island boasts sliding green mountains and surfing blue beaches. This is one of those thousand islands in Greece with the taste of nature influencing every picturesque place. Your Greece holidays are literally incomplete without visiting the Corfu town. The architecture bears a rich history and follows the venetian architecture. These pastel coloured buildings, lush green gardens and water bodies compliments the capital city so well. The Paleokastritsa beaches with its crystal clear blue green waters are simply breathtaking. Being an island, Corfu happens to be a home to numerous water bodies. The Canad d’ amour, Glyfada and La Grotta Beach are worth mentioning. On the whole, Corfu is one such place that should not be missed in your Greece itinerary.
Places to visit in Rhodes
Rhodes is an amalgamation of history, scenic nature, tempting delicacies and awe striking architecture. Starting off from history, dig through the historic Rhodes old town which happens to be the largest medieval city in the whole of Europe. This UNESCO world heritage site has now become an eclectic mix of Greece, Italiana and Ottoman heritage. Do not miss to try the lip smacking sea food here at Rhodes. The palace of Grandmaster is scripted with the origin of wonderful architecture that amazes even the contemporary engineers. The Butterfly valley, monastery of Tsambika, traditional churches and the monolithos castle are sure to decorate your Greece travel package.
Places to visit in Thessaloniki
Studded on the Aegean Sea, this port city bears the scars of rich history. The layout of the city is in the European style. The beauty amidst the chaos and the culture despite the diversity is what makes the city unique. The iconic white tower is the apt kick off to your Greece trip from India. This tower served as a jail in history. However, now this place marks the historical events and viewing the city from the top of this tower gives a spectacular view of what Thessaloniki is all about. The thematic gardens in Thessaloniki are sure to stun your kids. The museums and churches add more aesthetic value to the architecture of this city. Do not miss to shop memories from Thessaloniki.
Places to visit in Crete
Largest in the long list of Greece islands, is a rich blend of wild beaches and raw nature. Not just that, Crete has a rich essence of villages. The maze streets seeded with white washed, this place happens to be a quiet getaway that blesses you with an inner peace when you leave the Island. Famous for beaches and sane nature, take off your itinerary with blue waters of Balos and Elafonissi. The Preveli and Voulisma beaches are just the scenic beaches your heart always craves for. The Samaria National Park is an UNESCO world heritage site. The greenery here is literally a visual treat. Hiking here is the most ideal thing to do. The corridor city of Heraklion has so much to do from museums to restaurants. Crete adds cream to your favourite drink and gives you an ultimate Greece holiday.
Places to visit in Naxos Island
Located in the South Aegean, this island has infinitely expanding beaches, fertile villages, ancient ruins and unscalable mountains. Just a ferry away from Athens is Chora - the central city in the Island of Naxos. Aligned with restaurants, cafes and bistros, exploring the local food here gives you the opportunity to understand Naxos Island in a new dimension. Hiking at Mount Zeus is a must do in Naxos. This is the highest peak in the whole of Cyclades. Explore the best beach life and enjoy the best activities possible on your Greece tour. Try not to miss the picturesque scenes of Moutsouna and Vivlos village life. This is one of the best places to visit in Greece.
Places to visit in Paros
Popular for its beaches and traditional villages, Paros is one of those Greece Islands located on the Aegean Sea. This island is slightly pricier but not as high as Mykonos and Santorini. From pure white houses to dark blue waters, the island of Paros is all about colour from its Bouganvilla to Geranium. This city of marble is enticingly beautiful. Lefkes is a beautiful village located at 300 metres above sea level. Treat this city with bare feet and engage your taste buds in traditional bakeries of Paros. The Paros park’s picturesque sights house a cinematic background. Alternated by beaches and museums, Paros obviously would be the best choice to include in your Greece tour package from India.
Places to visit in Zakynthos
Zakynthos is one of the best islands in the Ionian islands. This island is best known for their resorts. From blue caves to Kalamaki beach, your Greece package from India is absolutely incomplete without these beach diaries. The golden sands and transparent waters makes it all the more amazing. Be it the Porto Limnionas or the Marathonisi, be it the Banana beach or the Keri caves, all of them are rich in blue waters that makes you feel whole lot refreshed. Other than beaches, this place is popular for its monasteries and churches. Try not missing this place in your favourite Greece itinerary.
Places to visit in Nafplio
Nafplio is a beautiful city known for its Venetian architecture, stunning views, and friendly locals. There are plenty of things to see and do in Nafplio, making it the perfect place to visit if you are looking to explore Greek culture and history. You can visit the Palamidi castle that stands atop the hill overlooking the city or the Bourtzi, a small island fortress located in the harbor. These places are beautiful to explore and offer stunning views of the harbour and cityscape. Also, Nafplio is home to several beautiful beaches that are perfect for relaxing or enjoying some water activities. Some of the most popular beaches include Karathona Beach, Glyfada Beach, and Drepano Beach. The Church of Ayios Georgios, the War Museum Nafplio Branch, and the Nafplio National Gallery are just a few of the beautiful churches and museums that can be found here. With so many things to sightsee and explore, Nafplio is a great place to visit on your Greece trip from India.
Places to visit in Sifnos
If you are looking for a breathtakingly beautiful island to visit in Greece, then you will want to add Sifnos to your Greece holiday packages. With its lovely beaches, quaint villages, and stunning scenery, it is no wonder that Sifnos is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the country. Sifnos is renowned for its beautiful, secluded beaches, which are perfect for taking a dip and relaxing in the ambience. You can visit beaches like Kamares Beach, Fassolou Beach, and Paralia Fikiada, which are some of the best locations. You can also visit the village of Apollonia, which is home to some of the best restaurants on the island. Also, you can explore the archaeological site of ancient Kastro or visit the monastery of Chrissopigi, which offers stunning views of the Aegean Sea. For those who want to get a bit adventurous, you can go hiking through the island's picturesque Sifnos trails.
Places to visit in Kefalonia
Kefalonia is one of the most beautiful and unspoiled islands in Greece. With its stunning beaches, verdant landscapes, and friendly locals, it is no wonder that this island is a popular holiday destination. As part of your Greece packages, you can visit Myrtos Beach, which is widely considered to be one of the most beautiful beaches in Greece. Visitors can take a refreshing dip in the water or simply relax on the beach and soak up the breathtaking views. Another great place to visit in Kefalonia is the charming town of Sami, which is located on the east coast of Kefalonia. It is a great place to stroll around and explore the narrow streets lined with traditional Greek buildings. If you are interested in exploring the city's culture, then take a visit to the Venetian Castle of Saint George. Located on the north coast of Kefalonia in Peratata village, Venetian Castle is a great place to learn about the history of Greece while enjoying the stunning natural views of Kefalonia.
Places to visit in the Peloponnese
If you are looking for a place to visit in Greece that is rich in history and culture, then you should consider the Peloponnese. This region was once the centre of the ancient Greek world and is now home to many well-preserved ruins. Start your trip to Greece by visiting the ancient city of Mycenae, which was the capital of the Mycenaean civilization. The city is most famous for its massive Lion Gate, but there is also a great deal of other well-preserved architecture to see. You can take a trip to Olympia, which is an ancient site that was home to the original Olympic Games. Today, you can still see the ruins of the stadium, as well as several temples dedicated to the Greek gods. Another great place in the Peloponnese is Sparta, where you can explore the ruins of the city as well as the nearby archaeological site of Thermopylae, where the famous Battle of Thermopylae took place.
Places to visit in Rethymnon
With its Venetian architecture and winding streets, the Old Town of Rethymnon is a must-see. Stroll through the streets and take in the sights and sounds of this historic town. You can visit the Fortezza, which is a beautiful Venetian fortress and offers stunning views of the town and surrounding area. With its colourful boats and picturesque setting, Rethymnon's Harbour is one of the most popular places in town and is a must-see for any visitor to Rethymnon. You can also visit the well known Arkadi Greek Orthodox monastery, which was built in the 16th century and learn about the place's historical background. Also,Rethymnon is home to some of the best beaches, like Agia Galini Beach, Preveli Beach, and Plakias Beach. Visit these beautiful beaches in your Greece trip package and soak up the sun on the sand or take a dip in the crystal-clear waters.
Places to visit in Chania
If you are planning a trip to Greece, including Chania in your Greece travel packages. This beautiful city is located on the island of Crete and is full of history and culture. The perfect place to visit in Chania is the old town. This is the perfect place to start your exploration of Chania. Wander the streets and take in the historic architecture. Be sure to visit the Venetian port and the archaeological site of Kasteli. Chania is home to some of the best beaches in Greece. Whether you are looking for a place to relax or enjoy some water sports, you will find it here. Top beaches include Agioi Apostoloi, Nea Chora, and Falassarna. For breathtaking views, head to the White Mountains. You can hike or take a cable car up to the summit. Also visit one of the many gorges in the area, such as Samaria Gorge or Kourtaliotiko Gorge. To learn about the history and culture of Chania, visit any one of the city's stunning museums including the Archaeological Museum, the Naval Museum, and the Folklore Museum.
Places to visit in Heraklion
If you are looking for a place to visit that is full of history and culture, then you should consider Heraklion. This city is home to some of the best-preserved ruins in all of Greece, as well as several museums like the Heraklion Archaeological Museum, the Historical Museum of Crete, the Museum of Cretan Ethnology, and other cultural attractions. Heraklion is also a great place to enjoy the outdoors, as there are several parks and beaches in the area. Be sure to visit the Palace of Knossos, which is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Greece. You can also take a day trip to the Castello del Molo or Old Venetian Harbour of Heraklion. Last but not least, don't forget to try the local cuisine on your trip to Greece. Heraklion is known for its authentic food, so be sure to order some when you are here. No matter where you go or what you want to do., you will have a memorable time here.
Places to visit in Ioannina
If you find yourself in Greece, be sure to check out the charming city of Ioannina. This hidden gem is located in the northwestern part of the country and is known for its beautiful lakeside setting and traditional architecture. The city offers a variety of attractions for visitors, from its lake Pamvotida to its nearby Zagori villages. Lake Pamvotida is a popular attraction. Located in the heart of the city, the lake is surrounded by picturesque parks and gardens, as well as several historical monuments, making it the perfect spot for a leisurely stroll. Visitors can also take a cruise on the lake, enjoy the views of the mountains on the horizon, or take part in a variety of water sports. The city centre is also home to some historic sites, including the old castle and the Cave of the Lioness. While you are here, make sure to sample traditional Greek cuisine, as many excellent restaurants are serving local specialties to try on your Greece tour packages.
Places to visit in Patmos
Patmos is a breathtakingly beautiful destination with plenty of places to explore and enjoy. From the stunning beaches and crystal-blue waters to the captivating culture, there is something for everyone to explore in Patmos on their Greece holidays. Its whitewashed buildings, mediaeval castles, and blue-domed churches contrast sharply with the Aegean Sea. You can visit the Monastery of St. John which is perched atop a hill overlooking the port of Skala or the Monastery of St. John which is one of Patmos's most recognisable landmarks and a must-see destination. Other places to visit in Patmos include the Monastery of Saint John the Theologian, the Castle of Saint Peter, and the Museum of Byzantine Art. Patmos is also a popular destination for hikers and nature lovers, as it is surrounded by stunning scenery. Whether you are looking for a relaxing vacation or an unforgettable adventure, Patmos is the place to be.
Places to visit in Nisyros
Nisyros is a small, volcanic Greek island in the Aegean Sea. It is part of the Dodecanese group of islands, and its nearest neighbours are Kos, Tilos, and Patmos. The island has a long history, dating back to ancient times. Today, it is a popular tourist destination, known for its dramatic landscapes, beautiful beaches, and friendly people. If you are looking for a place to relax and enjoy some stunning scenery, Nisyros is the perfect spot. The island's main attraction is its volcano, which is still active, especially the Nisyros Volcano and Stefanos Crater of the Volcano. You can take a boat tour around the crater or even hike to the top for an incredible view. Other highlights include the medieval castle of Nikia and the Theronnes hot springs. Whether you want to explore its history, relax on the beach, or get active in the great outdoors, Nisyros has something for everyone. So why not add it to your India to Greece packages?
How to Reach Greece
With just one Schengen visa, Europe allows you to travel to 26 countries! Make sure you check out if Greece accepts a
Schengen visa to make your travel easier. Pickyourtrail offers the best Greece packages for travellers looking for
the best Greece tours online and offline. Greece is also bordered by countries like Bulgaria, and Turkey, and shares
maritime borders with Italy, Egypt, and Libya. Which is another great reason to check out how to apply for a
Schengen visa, so that you can hop from country to country without any hassles.
Greece is about 5775 Km away from Indian territory and travelling by any other means other than Air is quite impossible. Travelling by air is one of the most convenient ways to avoid long hours of travel. Exploring all the transport options in Greece is one of the best ways to understand everything about the country.
This could be one of the fastest and convenient ways to travel to Greece. You will reach the Eleftherios Venizelos International Airport, Athens taking a flight from India. It takes an average of 10 hours to reach Greece from India. Generally, Delhi, Mumbai and Bangalore have connecting flights to reach Greece. Mumbai Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport - Athens Eleftherios Venizelos is the most popular air route. Shoulder seasons generally avail 20% discount on flight tickets and hence booking flights in advance is one of the best ways to save thick Euros. Couple flight bookings with your Greece tour packages to have a hassle free journey.
Trip to Greece from India by road is a roundabout way to reach your favourite destination. The whole journey takes upto 10 days which is highly unfavourable if you have planned a less number of days in the Greece package. You will have to spend more which turns out to be extremely costly. You will have to pass through countries like Pakistan, Iran and Turkey to visit Greece. If you are not a person who enjoys road trips, this trip will sedate you of all the tiredness you did not want to experience. However, Greece is well connected by road enabling you to connect to various destinations in your Greece travel package.
Since Greece is about 5775 km from India, trying to reach Greece from India by train is highly impossible. Supporting this, there are no direct trains from India to Greece. There are multiple trains connecting Greece from nearby countries like Croatia, Italy, Turkey and the Netherlands. Also the internal train network is just amazing connecting you to the best destinations. Their quick access is another advantage giving you reasons to prefer trains over any other internal transport options.
Best time to visit Greece
This southeastern European country is the most beautiful destination which grabs your attention whenever you plan to visit Europe. This place is not just the cradle of western civilisation but also stands to be a strong influencer from contemporary art to ancient philosophy. This authentic stretch of islands is a blend of beautiful landscapes, mesmerising beaches, unspoilt ruins and astonishing party resorts. Hand craft your Greece tourism packages to make the best out of your trip. Depending on the climate you enjoy, the places you plan to visit, the adventures you choose to do and the budget you intend to spend, customise your trip in your favourite sense.
Home to many beaches, visiting Greece to enjoy everything about these dark blue waters is a different kind of hit here. And obviously the summer season between the months of late June and early September is one of the best seasons to visit Greece. Nature is also best exposed in these months. This best season comes along by welcoming huge crowds. The prices of the flights and hotels are also relatively high pertaining to this fact. Popular destinations like Mykonos, Santorini and Rhodes see the maximum crowd during this season. Among these peak seasons, August happens to be a busy month. Hence planning your trip to Greece well in advance would help you save fat Euros.
The next best season to visit Greece is during the months of Spring and Autumn from the months of April to June and September, October. These months not only give a pleasant climate, but also help you save a lot of money. The crowds are also lesser. Choosing Greece holiday packages with flights will help you save a lot of money. Booking the tickets early will further help you save money. The flight prices are 20% less in the shoulder season. Be it dealing with the crowds or spending lesser money or experiencing the best climate, these shoulder season months are the best.
Greece sees a fall in number of tourists around November to March pertaining to dreary cold weather. There are destinations with milder weather for you to travel if you are someone who enjoys winter. Yet, there are destinations which are extremely wet making it undesirable for travelling. There is snowfall in some parts of the country and the ice capped mountains gives it the right reason for you to enjoy skiing. The prices are also extremely low and the top tourist destinations witness less number of holiday makers. If you are looking to travel to Greece within budget, this season is the most ideal time to confirm your Greece travel packages.
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What is Greece famous for?
Greece is known for being the birthplace of democracy and for its ancient history and spectacular temples such as the Parthenon at the Acropolis in Athens, the Temple of Olympian Zeus, Temple of Apollo at Delphi and more. It is also known for its white and blue houses made out of limestone located atop cliffs and surrounded by Caldera that make a gorgeous setting for a breathtaking sunset watching. Greece is also popularly known for the nightlife that it offers - with fantastic nightclubs that play live music and with classy cocktails making rounds. The Meteora, a UNESCO world heritage site that is a huge column-like rock formation, on top of which are impressively built monasteries - yet another of the things Greece is famous for. Lastly, Greek food is just scrumptious. Greek salads, Pita pockets, pastitsio and moussaka are some mouthwatering dishes that Greece is famous for!
What language is spoken in Greece?
Greek is the most widely spoken language in the country. Second to Greek, Macedonian and Albanian are the languages that are more spoken in the center and south of Greece. English is not very widely spoken, but one can get by in tourist areas.
How to go to Greece from India?
The best way to reach Greece from India is through air. There are direct as well as connecting flights that operate from Mumbai, Delhi and Bangalore to Greece with an average travel duration of 10 - 12 hours for a direct flight. Travelling between Greece islands is pretty easy with plenty of ferry options in a day to choose from based on the convenience of time.
Can I drive in Greece with Indian license?
To get around Greece in a car, you don't need an international driving permit. However, if you want to drive around Greece in an ATV or a bike, you will need an international driving permit along with a state-issued driver's license.
Is May a good time to visit Greece?
May is one of the best months to visit Greece with a weather that offers plenty of sunny days that are not too hot and are perfect for beach vacation and a long leisurely holiday hopping between beautiful Greek islands.
Is September a good time to go to Greece?
Yes, Greece in September is a very good time to visit as it is the shoulder season with less tourist footfall as compared to the months of May and June. The weather in September is mild and the summer heat dissipates as we approach the end of the month. The hotel prices are comparatively lower, hence a good time to visit Greece!
Is November a good time to visit Greece?
Greece in November is not a very good time as it is not cold enough and at the same time you can expect a mix of mild to warm days and plenty of days with rain. Therefore the weather is not very ideal, but on the other hand, the crowds are lesser and the hotel prices are cheaper. So if you want to explore Greece like a local and take advantage of the cheap hotel prices, with a little compromise on the weather, November might be the month for you!
Is food expensive in Greece?
Street food is cheap and will cost you under €5 per person. But if you want to enjoy a meal in a cafe, it would work around €10 - €12 per meal, averaging on meal cost of €25 - €30 per day, a little higher if you also include wine.
When is the best time to visit Greece Islands?
The best time to visit Greece would be anytime between April and November as during this time Greece enjoys constant sunshine. However from May to October, it can get really hot, so choose your time wisely.
How many days are needed to visit Greece?
A minimum of 7 days are required to cover the most important and famous attractions in Greece that must definitely be a part of the Greece trip.
How much does a trip to Greece cost from India?
If we assume a 7 day trip to Greece, and consider €100 expense a day for food, transportation and stay, the total cost of the trip will work out to around Rs. 63000 per person making it Rs.1,26,000 for two people.
What is the official currency of Greece?
Euro is the official currency of Greece and Euro is the currency widely used across Greece.
What are the best islands to visit in Greece?
Athens, Mykonos and Santorini would be the ideal choice and the best islands to visit on your Greece packages.
Which are the cheapest Greece islands to visit?
Of over 6000 islands that we have in Greece, the cheapest islands among them are Naxos, Agistri, Paros and Amorgos.
How to reach Mykonos from Athens?
From Athens you can reach Mykonos by a ferry or flight. If you are going for a high speed ferry you will reach Mykonos in 2.5 hours, and if you are taking a conventional ferry, it takes 4 - 5 hours to reach Mykonos from Athens.
How long does it take to reach Santorini from Athens?
By a high speed ferry, it takes about 4 - 5 hours to reach Santorini from Athens and if you are travelling by a conventional ferry, it takes about 7 - 10 hours. By flight it takes about 45 minutes to reach Santorini from Athens.
What are the best historical places to visit in Greece?
Acropolis in Athens is without doubt the most famous historical site in Greece as it houses the 5th century ruins of heritage sites like Parthenon, the temple of Athena and Erechtheion. Grand Master’s Palace in Rhodes is also yet another historical palace that is made with medieval-style architecture and famously belongs to the knights of Rhodes, Delphi is another important preserved archaeological site in Greece that comprises 4000 years old Temple of Apollo, Parnassos caves and the altar of Zeus. Ancient Mycenae and Ancient Olympia are also historical sites that are a must visit on your Greece tour packages.
Which are the best places for shopping in Greece?
Piraeus Flea Market in Athens every Sunday for footwear, equipment, bedsheets, clothing shopping, Ermou Street in Athens to get the best clothes for your wardrobe from Zara, Marks and Spencer and the likes, The Plaka in Athens for gift and jewellery shopping and Monastiraki Flea Market for souvenir shopping are the best places for shopping in Greece.
Which are the best beaches to visit in Greece?
Agios Prokopios Beach is one of the most longest and beautiful beaches in Greece famous for its powder blue waters and golden sands, Elafonisi Beach for its pink sand and crystal blue waters, Kamari Beach in Santorini for its black sand owing to the presence of an active volcano, and Navagio Beach for it houses a wrecked ship stranded at the beach since 1983 are the best beaches to visit on your Greece packages.
What are the best adventure activities in Greece?
Rock climbing in Kalymnos Island, Skiing in alpine villages of Seli and Tria Pente Pigadia ski centre, White water rafting in Peloponnese rivers like Lousios and Voidomatis accompanied by spectacular views of snow capped mountains, Mountain biking through Peloponnese famous for its attractions like Nafplio, Mycenae, Ancient Theatre of Eretria etc and Kayaking in Crete’s protected bay area of Loutro are some of the best adventure activities to include to your Greece package.
How is nightlife in Greece? Which places are famous for nightlife in Greece?
Greeks love to party and have fun and hence the nightlife in Greece is pretty happening. Athens, Mykonos, Ios, Zakynthos, Corfu and Thessaloniki boast of the best nightlife and after-dark scene among the Greek islands. Buddha Bar Beach and Bao’s Cocktail Bar in Mykonos, Tavern Beach Bar and Tiki Bar in Athens are some of the most famous places known for nightlife in Greece.
What is the best greek food to try in Greece?
Amygdalota, a gluten free cookie with almonds is a must try Greek food with a warm cup of Greek coffee, Bougatsa a sweet pie made of phyllo pastry & semolina custard is yet another Greek delicacy that needs to be tried, Dolmadakia - dolmades made out of stuffed grape leaves are absolutely delectable, Tomatokeftedes or popularly known as Santorini Tomato fritters are a famous main course vegetarian food item that are a must try during your trip to Greece.
Do Indians need a visa to travel to Greece?
Yes, Indians need a Schengen visa to travel to Greece which can be applied at the Embassy of Greece. The visa can be a short term stay visa, which lasts for 90 days or a long term stay visa that will be for a stay extending 90 days.
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