The launch of our digital travel guides on the top summer destinations is in full swing. Starting with Greece, a country associated as much with ancient legends as it is with the sun, holidays and sailing. Visit Greece for an unforgettable trip.
Area: 131 957 km2
Status: Democratic Republic
Marinas: Piraeus (Athens), Vouliagmeni, Thessaloniki, Samos, Igoumenista, Sani, Rhodes, Porto Carras, Patras, Volos, Kos, Sounio, Agios Nikolaos, Naxos, Lefkas, Lakki, Patras, Chios, Parikia (Paros), Kalamata, Tourlos (Mykonos), Pasalimani (Bay of Zea), Rafina, Lavrio,Eleusis, Alimos (Kalamaki), Flisvos (Paleo Faliro), Preveza, Sani, Héraklion, Corfu.
Highlights: Athens, Mykonos, Santorini, Heraklion, Rhodes, Corfu, Zante, Thessalonica, Paros, Delphi, Kos, Chania, Corinth, Mycenae, Meteora Monastery, Patmos, Samos, Skiathos, Hydra, Spetses, Nafplion, Epidaurus, Olympia, Amorgos, Milos. The more time you spend in Greece, the more you will be able to discover and explore its many facets. Appreciate the Greek glamour aboard a yacht or in a luxury villa from Villanovo.
Weather: Mediterranean climate. The highest point of Greece: Mount Olympus, perched at 2917 meters above sea level). Average temperatures of 22 ° in May, 25 ° in June, 28 ° in July, 28 ° in August, 24 ° in September and 20 ° in October. The best time to go to Greece: from May to the end of October.
Nearby points of interest: Turkey (Izmir, Bodrum, Didim), Sicily (Catania, Syracuse), Southern Italy (Bari, Lecce, Leuca), Albania (Durres), Croatia (Dubrovnik), or Malta and Cyprus for a longer cruise.
Nautical distances: Athens-Mykonos: 95 miles; Athens-Santorini: 122 miles; Athens-Volos: 180 miles; Volos-Thessalonica: 140 miles; Athens-Patras: 117 miles; Patras-Corfu: 170 miles; Corfu-Igoumenista: 28 miles; Santorini-Naxos: 43 miles; Paros-Naxos: 11 miles; Naxos-Mykonos : 22 miles.
Click & Boat’s Pick: You’ll have to pinch yourself at the beauty of the Wreck Bay on Zakynthos Island. On the sand, marvel at the wreck of Panagiotis. Fine sand, impressive cliffs and deep blue water that you could spend hours observing the oscillations of the waves.
How to get there: by plane (international airports in Athens, Heraklion, Thessaloniki, Corfu and Kos as well as more than twenty Greek national airports), by car (2656 kilometers between Paris and Athens possible access from Europe or from the Asian continent, via Turkey) or by boat (hire or ferries).
3 reasons to go to Greece
Enjoy the proximity of the islands to each other so that you can stop off and discover the surrounding areas.
Meet the famously kind locals, to appreciate their warmth and their sense of welcome.
Relax under the sun, observe sublime and dramatic panoramas, charming villages and magnificent beaches