Cheap flights to Greece

Cheap Flights to Greece

One of the world's most-visited countries, Greece brings to mind images of bright white buildings next to turquoise water. The iconic ruins of the Acropolis and ancient Delphi solidify Greece's place as the cradle of Western civilization. This Southern European nation of many islands is as beautiful as it is complex. From the glittering water to the blue-domed buildings, Greece is a tourism destination for history lovers and sun-seekers alike. Find the cheapest flights to Greece by using Skyscanner's flight search feature. Simply enter your destination and the dates you wish to fly and you will be shown the lowest fares available.

What to Do in Greece

A visit to Greece is not compete without seeing the Acropolis, a hill in the center of Athens on which stands the ruins of the Parthenon and the Temple of Olympian Zeus, among others. Visit a winery for some excellent wines, or take a trip to several of the beautiful beaches. On the mainland, go hiking in the mountainous areas and visit the Byzantine ghost town of Mystra or fortified Methoni. Greece is also known for its culinary scene, so be sure to try some authentic and delicious Greek food. Island-hop in the Aegean and Ionian seas. If a breeze kicks up, you can even learn to windsurf on the incredibly blue water.

When to Go to Greece

Greece is known for its pleasant climate, especially on the islands. Greece is busiest during July and August when the weather is warm, sunny, and perfect for enjoying the beaches. Be sure to book your hotel early if you go during this time. Visiting the islands is best in June or September. Going to Greece outside the peak season will still give you warm weather but the beaches will be less crowded and choked with tourists. December to March is the coldest season, with the mountain regions receiving snow. This can still be a beautiful time to visit, as some days will be crisp and clear. Visiting Greece in the winter is a good way to get the beaches and cafés to yourself! Services will be minimal during the off season and the shoulder seasons of spring and fall are beautiful, without sacrificing service amenities. To find out which month has the cheapest flights to Greece, use Skyscanner's cheapest month tool.

Easter week is an extremely popular time to visit Greece. Christians recreate the Passion and enthusiastically engage in religious celebrations. There are food rituals and circumambulations of churches with funeral bells ringing. Easter Sunday is the big celebration day with feasts and fireworks. Bands parade through the streets and people throw clay pots, smashing them on the ground.

Getting to Greece

With 15 International Airports, getting to Greece is a breeze. It can be a bit complicated if you are flying to a smaller center as there are many regional airlines flying to destinations around the country. Most major carriers flying from Canada will connect through New York, London, or Amsterdam and then carry on to Athens. Find all airlines that fly to Greece here. If you know when you want to fly, sign up for Skyscanner's price alert system to get notifications when the price of your chosen flight rises or falls. As a member of the European Union, travel to Greece from nearby countries is easy, and Canadians do not need a visa if they are staying fewer than 90 days.

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