6 Of The Best Places To Stay In Greece

With up to 40 flights a week to Greek destinations from Newcastle International Airport, you can experience the ultimate escape this summer.

Enjoy mouth-watering cuisine, blue lagoons, crystal clear seas, glorious sunshine and outstanding scenery. Whether you want to island-hop, hike a volcano, or tackle some off-road trails, you are guaranteed the most beautiful backdrop you could ask for.



Regarded as Europe’s most historic city dating back to the 13th century BC, Athens offers a precious glimpse into the city’s fascinating past, with spectacular sights, landmarks, museums and archaeological wonders to explore. 

Today, Athens is a buzzing city, appealing not only because of its intense history but also because of the beautiful beaches, delicious cuisine and warm climate.

The exciting new route with Aegean Airlines from Newcastle International Airport conveniently unlocks connections across a network of magnificent Greek islands such as Chios, Lesbos, Paros and beyond. Choose from up to two flights a week direct to Athens with Aegean from June 14 2023.



Looking for romance and relaxation? Arguably one of Europe’s most beautiful destinations, Santorini is home to out-of-this-world sunsets, stunning sea views, swanky bars and restaurants amongst dazzling whitewashed towns.

You can fly direct to Santorini with



The largest of the Greek islands, Crete is also the 5th biggest island in the Mediterranean. Boasting 650km of coastline, you can expect impressive Blue Flag beaches as well as quaint, historical old towns.

The beautiful town of Chania is a glorious gem that adorns the coast of Crete.

A picture-perfect paradise, you’ll find exceptional beaches, as well as gorgeous deserted coves and secluded bays, for blissful privacy and complete, uninterrupted relaxation.

Enjoy a relaxing stroll along the old Venetian harbour or uncover the maze of colourful streets off the Old Town, lined with traditional tavernas, souvenir shops, cafés and bars.

Or perhaps you’d prefer to explore the stunning port city of Heraklion, with its gorgeous Venetian harbour and 16th-century Koules fortress, which once protected its entrance.

Rich in history, the island is bursting with attractions from archaeological ruins, such as the Palace of Knossos, to the Historical Museum of Crete.

Choose from up to seven flights a week direct to Crete, with, Ryanair and TUI.




Follow in Meryl Streep’s footsteps and visit the sensational island of Skiathos.

This island’s dreamy shores are home to fantastic harbour-side restaurants, scenic boat trips, beautiful forest walks, and breathtaking sunset views.

Choose from up to two flights a week to Skiathos, with and TUI.




Zante offers one of the best coastlines in the Mediterranean.

The island is blessed with family-friendly resorts, superb nightlife and wonderful beaches, just waiting to be explored.

Choose from up to six flights a week to Zante with and TUI.



The largest of the Ionian Islands, Kefalonia will have you coming back for more.

This charming tourist favourite offers golden beaches, stunning vineyards, pretty coastal villages, luscious green landscapes, as well as magical underground caves.

Kefalonia is definitely a must-see for 2023.

Choose from up to three flights a week, direct to Kefalonia with and TUI.



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