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When Is The Best Time To Visit Greece?

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When Is The Best Time To Visit Greece

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Review shows that Greece is one of the places most toured. If you are looking for a place you can enjoy despite the season, Greece is the one. While at it, get to enjoy hiking, visit beaches, and many more activities at one point. However, before you get there, it is crucial to have the right information on when you can savor the moment. For this reason, this article shows you when it is suitable to visit Greece. Check it out:

March To May

During March, the weather starts to warm up. It may be unpredictable at the time, but as it approaches, it becomes more stable. Therefore, between March and May is one of the best times to visit, for example, islands in Santorini, before the weather starts to heat up during summers. Moreover, if you love hiking, this is the best period to hike in Greece. Moreover, since this is the time for the Easter holidays, you do not have to spend it anywhere else. Greece is known to give a spark to Easter. The religious ceremonies and feasts are things to enjoy this time. In addition, if Mayday (1st May) finds you there, pack up a picnic bag and go to the countryside, as Greeks do.

June and September During Summer

The temperature at this time is usually 30 degrees, which may be uncomfortable. However, it is a good time to visit the coast. Moreover, the city is decongested during this time. While it is not comfortable to visit Athens during summer, there is still something to enjoy during August, the free Full Moon Festival events. The Greeks usually host this event at the archeological sites and museums across the city. The activities you can join include dance and theatrical performances, concerts, and film screenings. Moreover, the cultural sites usually remain open at this time.

September to November During Autumn

After a harsh summer, the weather becomes cooler during autumn. It is the time most people resume their normal day-to-day activities. If you are there the whole of the summer season, you will notice the beautiful transformation from hot, uncomfortable weather to cool temperatures and a boom in tourism. During September, you get a touch of everything in Greece. You can go to the beach, hike, take a dip in the sea, and climb Mount Olympus. Moreover, if mountain climbing is so arduous for you, take gentler walks on the forested lower slopes.

December to February During Winter

The coldest seasons in Greece begin in December, all the way to March. The cold, however, is not a hindrance to enjoy the fine days. It may not be good to visit the northern side and the areas with high altitudes during this time. It has the coldest temperatures. The mountains are covered by snow. However, if you go to the islands, the weather is a bit mild. A good place to visit is Crete. It has beautiful beaches and archeological sites where you can hike.

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