Discovering the Greek landscape
Greece is a popular destination choice for many, with resorts such as Athens, Halkidiki and Thessalonika remaining the firm favourite hot spots on the mainland.
Greek Islands are another popular holiday choice. Corfu, Kefalonia and Kos boast endless sunshine, magnificent views, lush landscape and an array of picturesque sandy beaches.
Greece is an ideal holiday option for tourists that enjoy learning about new cultures and you can find a series of historical landmarks whether you are visiting the mainland or one of the many islands.
Greece holidays are especially geared towards those that intend to travel with their entire family and as such, there is something to suit all. The most popular mainland destination comes in the shape of Halkidiki and those that choose to visit such a resort will more than likely opt for the Kassandra peninsula.
This particular area combines untouched beaches with remarkable greenery. Those that choose such a destination can opt to stay in either an assortment of quaint villages or alternatively, at an array of modern towns complete with an abundance of nightlife.
Greece holidays therefore boast the ability to house a resort suitable for all, which comes as great news to those that need to please the entire family.
Visitors are able to take part in many attractions, some of which include boat trips, water sports and excursions. The Meteora Rock Monasteries and the Petrolona Caverns are just two of the must-see landmarks.
Thessalonika is said to be one of the most historic cities in Europe and because of this, offers the most culture.
The actual town was hit by a huge fire in 1917 and has since been cleverly rebuilt. Travellers are met with an array of variety and are able to visit an assortment of tourist spots. Such attractions come in the shape of the traditional tavernas, the cosmopolitan shopping centres, Byzantine churches and chic nightclubs, all of which blend together effortlessly.
Ancient history fanatics may like to take a trip up Mount Olympus, while less than an hour away from the main town, the infamous Roman Place, a series of Roman baths and an abundance of beach resorts can be sourced.
Kefalonia holidays are a popular option for parents looking for cheap family holidays. The island itself is home to a wide range of vibrant flowers and interesting wildlife.
The island’s main claim to fame however is the fact that “Captain Corelli’s Madolin”, an iconic novel by Louis De Bernieres, commemorated it.
The coast of Kefalonia is scattered with an abundance of quaint fishing villages as well as many isolated sandy inlets, all of which are great for exploring. Families tend to prefer this area, as they won’t be disturbed by disorderly nightlife. Despite this, there are still many tavernas and discos to keep the older children entertained.