Users' questions

Can I go on holiday to Greece in August?

Can I go on holiday to Greece in August?

Travellers who have the EU’s Covid-19 vaccine passport or who can show proof of two Covid-19 vaccinations at least 14 days before travel will also be able to enter Greece without quarantining. As of Friday 16 July, unvaccinated people living in or visiting Greece are banned from bars, cinemas and theatres.

Is August a good month to visit Greece?

Best Time for Greek Beaches: If you hope to enjoy hanging out on the best beaches in Greece and swimming in the sea, the best time to go to Greece is July, August and September, though the second half of September may be ideal, with many tourists returning home, and sea temperatures pleasantly warm after all of that …

Does Greece shut down in August?

Some of the Greek islands close down completely in low season during the winter months. Other islands get super busy at certain times of year, particularly in August.

Why is the 15th of August a national holiday in Greece?

Traditional celebration: The 15th of August celebrates the Feast of the Dormition of Theotokos, which marks the passing of the Virgin Mary. Celebrated across the entire country and a national holiday, you can expect at least a day of feasting, drinking and dancing, late into the night.

Are there any Olympic Holidays on the Greek islands?

Olympic Holidays has accommodation on the mainland of Greece and the Greek Islands to suit all tastes and pockets and holidays here are perfect whether you’re on a getaway with a group of friends, as a couple on a luxury holiday to Greece or with the family.

Is the Greek mainland a good holiday destination?

The Greek mainland is sometimes overlooked as a sun-and-sea holiday destination – but there are plenty of idyllic discoveries to be made here.

Which is the longest summer holiday in Greece?

Crete has the longest summers in Greece so let the sunshine warm your soul as the island reveals its exceptional beauty and diverse landscapes with dream-like villages on green hillsides. During your Crete family holiday, embrace distinctive traditions, meet… Exquisite Corfu is said to have been blessed by Mother Nature herself.