From its small villages to its big cities, virtually every inch of Greece is dotted with historical attractions. Book flights to Greece and witness the contributions that dozens of civilizations from the Romans to the Turks have made over the last four millennia.
- Explore Crete’s intricate Palace of Knossos, the inspiration for the legend of Theseus and the Minotaur
- Experience the breathtaking views from iconic Delphi, one of the country’s most significant sites related to ancient Greek religion
- Let the spectacular Metéora dazzle you: a group of six monasteries dramatically perched atop natural sandstone rock pillars
Hidden Greece Gems
More than 17 million curious international visitors book tickets to Greece each year. Despite the high number of tourists, this country is still home to many wonderful, lesser-known attractions. Head to Vathia and discover the interesting history behind its collection of stone buildings constructed on a hilltop. Not far away, you’ll find the Diros Caves, a set of beautiful stalactite-studded caverns believed to have been one of Greece’s first inhabited sites.
Greece is well known for its delicious cuisine and will redefine your affection for olives, which are served along with many meals or drizzled over main courses as olive oil. Don’t leave without trying moussaka, a baked dish made with eggplants, meat, tomatoes, garlic, onion, potato, and topped with cheese and béchamel sauce.
Plan Your Greece Holiday
December to March are generally the coldest months, so you are better off visiting Greece outside of winter. Look for flight deals to Greece in time for the Carnival, which takes place over three weeks leading up to the seventh weekend before Easter. This colorful festival features parades and other lively festivities. You should also be able to find cheap hotels in Greece during this time. airberlin will take you to Greece aboard one of europe's youngest fleets.