Greece

With azure seas, authentic villages, great walking and sailing Greece and her islands make for a fantastic couples, family or multi-generational trip

Greece has been a popular destination for British holidaymakers for decades.  At Shearwater Travel we work with specialist tour operators to focus on the less visited, quieter and more authentic parts of Greece and her islands.  We can book anything from a luxury staffed villa in northern Corfu to a fisherman’s cottage for two on the east coast of Alonissos.  Each of the Greek islands has its own character so a twin centre or island hopping holiday is a fantastic way to see the islands’ variety.  Highlights of Greece and her islands include:

  • beautiful walking trails (often well signposted) on Corfu, Tilos, Andros, Amorgos and Alonissos
  • Lesser visited islands (Greece of 30 years ago) such as Lipsi, Lemnos, Patmos, Kassos and Kythira
  • Beautiful well equipped villas on Corfu, Paxos, Kefalonia, Meganissi, Zakynthos, Alonissos, Skiathos and Skopelos, Crete, Lefkas, Mykonos and Santorini
  • Island hopping around one of the groups of islands and staying in simple hotels and tavernas
  • Luxury hotels on Crete, Santorini, Kos, Rhodes and Halkidiki
  • For the best sandy beaches head to Skiathos, Zakynthos, Naxos, Paros, Kefalonia, Crete and Mykonos
  • Time difference: + 2 hours
  • Currency: Euro
  • Best time of year to travel: April to October
  • Flying time: 3-5 hours plus ferry in many cases

Ideas for a trip to Greece

Here are some ideas for trips to Greece all of which can be adapted for you and we are always happy to create a bespoke trip from scratch

No fly holiday to Corfu

from £1,500 per person for a 9 night trip
Travel from London St Pancras through France and the Alps to the Italian city of Milan before continuing to Bari and onwards by ferry to Corfu and Igoumenitsa. You can take as long as you desire to complete your journey, with each trip tailored to your wishes.

Island hopping in the Sporades

from £1098 pp for 14 nights
Two week holiday showcasing the islands of Skiathos, Skopelos and Alonissos with time to relax and explore on each island and staying in small hotels.

Family villa holiday

Villa rental from £2000 per week
Spend a week in a villa with private pool on a Greek island. Car hire usually recommended and chef and babysitting services available. Villas which are part of a resort offer children's clubs and activities too. Contact us to discuss requirements.

Frequently Asked Questions

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