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To prepare for your to Greece journey, you must first have the right information. We have targeted the best activities to do on site, retained hotels and accommodation with good value for money, and gathered practical tips for getting to Greece. In practical terms we have several maps to help you find your way.

Where to stay in Greece

in Greece there are also some mid-range establishments (2 or 3 stars).

The 5-star hotels in Greece

Greece is definitely a good choice for a luxury stay in a 5-star establishment. Hotels in this category are well known and you should not be disappointed. Follow our advice to book the best!

In Greece and in the immediate vicinity there are more than a hundred 5-star hotels. Not always easy to book at the best ones. Fortunately we are here to guide you in your choice.

4-star hotels in Greece

When looking for a 4-star hotel you want above all quality with good value for money. You're at the right place : in Greece 4-star hotels are excellent. Here are some ways to help you book the best.

You make good choice if you book at Amalia Hotel (one of the best option in Athens), at Airotel Galaxy (a very good establishment ) or at Hotel Lozenge.

3-star hotels in Greece

Good options are: Royal Sun (one of the best choices in Chania Town), at Hotel Doupiani House (a majestic establishment) or Nidimos Hotel.

Guesthouses in Greece

In Greece and in the immediate surroundings there are more than a hundred guesthouses. Not always easy to find a good one. Fortunately we are here to guide you in your choice. The best choice will probably be the Gaia Guesthouse, an majestic establishment. Also consider the Koukos Rhodian Guesthouse, which is extraordinary...

Hotels with golf in Greece

In Greece and in the immediate surroundings there are more than a hundred hotels with golf. Not always easy to identify which ones are really good to play golf and relax. Fortunately we are here to guide you in your choice. You can should book your stay at Porto Elounda Golf & Spa Resort (one of the best choices at Elounda), at The Golf Hotel (an establishment ) or at Dessole Lippia Golf - All Inclusive.

Hotels with casino in Greece

At Loutraki there is a hotel with a casino, the Club Hotel Casino Loutraki. It's a rather not bad hotel.

Questions and Answers

What is the best hotel in Greece? The best place to stay in Greece is at Electra Metropolis in Athens.

What is the best 5 stars hotel in Greece? The best 5 stars hotel in Greece is the Skroponeria View Apartments in Skroponeria.

What is the best 4 stars hotel in Greece? The best 4 stars hotel in Greece is the Amalia Hotel in Athens.

What is the best 3 stars hotel in Greece? The best 3 stars hotel in Greece is the Royal Sun in Chania Town.

What is the best 2 stars hotel in Greece? The best 2 stars hotel in Greece is the Phidias Piraeus Hotel in Piraeus.

What is the best hotel with spa in Greece?

What is the best resort & spa hotel in Greece? The best resort & spa hotel in Greece is the Blue Palace, a Luxury Collection Resort and Spa, Crete in Elounda.

What is the best hotel to practice golf in Greece? The best hotel to practice golf in Greece is the Porto Elounda Golf & Spa Resort in Elounda.

What is the best guesthouse in Greece? The best guesthouse in Greece is the Gaia Guesthouse in Dilofo.

How to get to Greece

Going to Greece by plane

Athens International Airport : the airport has 3017 flights per week. It is served by 42 airlines that offer 118 destinations.

Well-served international destinations include:

  • Istanbul : flights operated by Turkish Airlines
  • Tel Aviv : flights operated by Sun D'Or International Airlines and Alitalia
  • Cairo : flights operated by
  • Amman : flights operated by Royal Jordanian
  • Qatar : flights operated by Qatar Airways
  • Bahrain : flights operated by Gulf Air
  • Beirut : flights operated by Middle East Airlines
  • Abu Dhabi : flights operated by Etihad Airways
  • Istanbul : flights operated by Air Fiji
  • Aqaba : flights operated by
  • Other cities with medium and long haul direct flights to Athens International Airport : Beijing

Regional destinations with the most frequencies of flights from Athens International Airport :

  • London : flights operated by British Airways
  • Amsterdam : flights operated by Klm
  • Rome : flights operated by Alitalia
  • Larnaca : flights operated by Olympic Air and Cyprus Airways
  • Milan : flights operated by
  • Frankfurt : flights operated by Lufthansa
  • Munich : flights operated by Lufthansa
  • Rome : flights operated by
  • Geneva : flights operated by Swiss International Air Lines
  • Sofia : flights operated by Bulgaria Air and Wizz Air Serbia
  • Other regional destinations accessible by direct flight from Athens International Airport : Zurich.

Domestic flights from Athens International Airport :

There are 27 airports accessible by direct flights, operated by Olympic Air and Air Nippon.

  • Thessaloniki : flights operated by Olympic Air and Air Nippon
  • Heraklion : flights operated by Air Nippon, Olympic Air and Air Sénégal International
  • Santorini : flights operated by Olympic Air, Sky Express and Air Sénégal International
  • Chania : flights operated by Olympic Air and Sky Express
  • Vathy : flights operated by Olympic Air
  • Rhodes : flights operated by Olympic Air
  • Kos : flights operated by Olympic Air
  • Chios : flights operated by Olympic Air
  • Alexandroupoli : flights operated by Olympic Air
  • Other domestic destinations accessible by direct flight from Athens International Airport : Mytilene.

Low cost airlines to Athens International Airport :

  • Thessaloniki : flights operated by Olympic Air and Air Nippon
  • Rome : flights operated by
  • Amsterdam : flights operated by Klm
  • Budapest : flights operated by Wizz Air Serbia
  • Sofia : flights operated by Bulgaria Air and Wizz Air Serbia
  • Eindhoven : flights operated by
  • Santorini : flights operated by Olympic Air, Sky Express and Air Sénégal International
  • Warsaw : flights operated by
  • Katowice : flights operated by Wizz Air Serbia
  • London : flights operated by
  • Other cities with direct low cost flights to Athens International Airport: Cologne.

Thessaloniki International Airport : the airport has 665 flights per week. It is served by 14 airlines that offer 20 destinations.

Well-served international destinations include:

  • Tel Aviv : flights operated by
  • Istanbul : flights operated by Turkish Airlines
  • Qatar : flights operated by Qatar Airways
  • Dubai : flights operated by Flydubai

Regional destinations with the most frequencies of flights from Thessaloniki International Airport :

  • Berlin : flights operated by Easyjet
  • Moscow : flights operated by Air Nippon and Aeroflot
  • Amsterdam : flights operated by
  • London : flights operated by Easyjet
  • Vienna : flights operated by Austrian Airlines and Wizz Air Serbia
  • Düsseldorf : flights operated by Eurowings
  • Frankfurt : flights operated by Air Nippon
  • Hamburg : flights operated by Eurowings
  • Munich : flights operated by
  • Saint Petersburg : flights operated by Air Nippon
  • Other regional destinations accessible by direct flight from Thessaloniki International Airport : Stockholm.

Domestic flights from Thessaloniki International Airport :

There are 1 airports accessible by direct flights, operated by Olympic Air and Air Nippon.

  • Athens : flights operated by Olympic Air and Air Nippon

Low cost airlines to Thessaloniki International Airport :

  • Athens : flights operated by Olympic Air and Air Nippon
  • Berlin : flights operated by Easyjet
  • Amsterdam : flights operated by
  • London : flights operated by Easyjet
  • Düsseldorf : flights operated by Eurowings
  • Hamburg : flights operated by Eurowings
  • Greater Manchester : flights operated by Easyjet
  • London : flights operated by
  • Vienna : flights operated by Austrian Airlines and Wizz Air Serbia
  • Dubai : flights operated by Flydubai
  • Other cities with direct low cost flights to Thessaloniki International Airport : Budapest.

Heraklion International Airport : the airport has 168 flights per week. It is served by 7 airlines that offer 4 destinations.

Regional destinations with the most frequencies of flights from Heraklion International Airport :

  • Amsterdam : flights operated by
  • Zurich : flights operated by Edelweiss Air
  • Düsseldorf : flights operated by Germania

Domestic flights from Heraklion International Airport :

There are 1 airports accessible by direct flights, operated by Air Nippon, Olympic Air and Air Sénégal International.

  • Athens : flights operated by Air Nippon, Olympic Air and Air Sénégal International

Low cost airlines to Heraklion International Airport :

  • Amsterdam : flights operated by
  • Athens : flights operated by Air Nippon, Olympic Air and Air Sénégal International

Charter and seasonal flights exists from :

  • Amsterdam : flights operated by
  • Zurich : flights operated by Edelweiss Air

What to do in Greece

Other places of interest that you can visit during your visit may be Parthenon, Mystras, White Tower Of Thessaloniki, Hilton Athens, Zakros, Despotiko and Bourtzi.

Museums in Greece

Some museums may interest you during your stay in Greece: Acropolis Museum, White Tower Of Thessaloniki and Byzantine & Christian Museum.

But in Greece is not limited to these three museums: National Historical Museum, Mon Repos, Museum Of The Ancient Agora, Numismatic Museum Of Athens, Epigraphical Museum, Museum Of Byzantine Culture and Archaeological Museum Of Paros are also worthy of interest. Finally, to be complete about museums in Greece, let's mention Natural History Museum Of Crete, Kerameikos Archaeological Museum, Open-Air Water Power Museum (Dimitsana), Thessaloniki Science Center And Technology Museum, Historical Museum Of Crete, New Mosque, Archaeological Museum Of Almyros, Peloponnesian Folklore Foundation, Archaeological Museum Of Mykonos and Rooftile And Brickworks Museum N. & S. Tsalapatas.

Palaces and castles in Greece

In Greece visit in priority Bourtzi.

Archeological sites in Greece

For archeological sites in Greece, visit in this order Olympia, Delphi and Parthenon.

Other archeological sites such as Mystras, Zakros, Despotiko and Koukonesi might be of interest to you.

Places of workship in Greece

In Greece you can visit places of workship such as Parthenon, New Mosque and Suleymaniye Mosque, Rhodes.

Other places of workship such as Aslan Pasha Mosque and Chios Byzantine Museum might be of interest to you.

Natural parks in Greece

In Greece do not miss refreshing visits such as Vikos–Aoös National Park, National Park Axios-Loudias-Aliakmonas and Pindus National Park.

Other natural parks are worth visiting, such as Evros Delta National Park, Schinias Marathon National Park, Zakynthos Marine Park, National Park Of East Macedonia And Thrace, Olympos National Park, Kotychi And Strofylia Wetlands National Park and Parnassos National Park. But to be perfectly complete on the offer of natural in Greece we must also mention National Park Koronia Volvi.

Localisation of Greece on a world map ©OpenStreetMap contributors

Regional map of Greece ©OpenStreetMap contributors

Detailed location map of Greece ©OpenStreetMap contributors

Photos of Greece

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