This timeless land brims with epic tales of brave heroes and fantastical beasts played to a backdrop of unforgettable beauty. And a luxury Greece holiday is more than just a study in history, as Greece is a land of dramatic landscapes, charming people, sun-soaked beaches and traditional villages that will captivate and enthral.
Experience the cosmopolitan city of Athens, the varied landscape of Crete or Halkidiki's natural beauty, to name but a few of the many attractions that are waiting to be discovered.
Time Difference: GMT +2 hours Flight duration: 3 hours 25 minutes to Thessaloniki (Halkidiki) 3 hours 55 minutes to Heraklion (Crete) Currency: Euro Capital: Athens
Luxury holidays to Greece are ideal for...
Historical interest (Athens and Minoan Palaces of Crete),
Local wines and raki
Local dishes and mezzes.
The summers are typically long, hot, and dry with little rainfall for three to four months. Winters are short and mildly wet.
How to get to Greece
British Airways flies direct from London Heathrow and London Gatwick to various Greek destinations. Other airlines and more UK departure points are also available.
Luxury Greece Holidays Fact File
HIGH SEASON May - September
FLIGHT DURATION 3 hours 5 minutes to Corfu, 3 hours 15 minutes to Thessaloniki (Halkidiki), 3 hours 30 minutes to Skiathios, 3 hours 40 minutes to Kalamata 3 hours 55 minutes to Heraklion (Crete), 4 hours to Rhodes, Mykonos and Santorini
UK AIRPORT OPTIONS British Airways flies direct from London Gatwick to all our Greek destinations except Skiathos. Other airlines and more UK departure points are also available to all of the Greek islands
DIRECT FLIGHTS Yes
COUNTRY COMBINATIONS Crete and Athens, Mykonos and Santorini, Cruise