[icon=best_time]Spring and early summer (April - early June) or autumn (September to mid-October) to avoid large crowds
  • [icon=historical_site]Parthenon at the Acropolis, Temple of Apollo, & other iconic landmarks/archaeological sites
  • [icon=culinary]Gastronomy (horiatiki, kleftiko, tzatziki)
  • [icon=beach]Pristine, sandy beaches
  • [icon=general]Birthplace of democracy & the Olympic games
  1. Athens
  2. Mykonos
  3. Santorini
  4. Thessaloniki
  5. Crete
  6. Paros
  1. What’s the best way to spend 10 days in Greece?
  2. Is it worth traveling to Mykonos during the off-season?
  3. Is it easy to vacation in Greece with kids?
  4. What is there to do in Crete during the spring?
  5. What are the best restaurants in Mykonos?
  1. Tipping is not required, but expected. Leave about 15-20% in a restaurant (some extra cash on the table for the busser) and 10% for taxi drivers.
  2. Don't show your palm in an aggressive gesture (it’s comparable to the middle finger).
  3. A note on the pronunciation of Gyro… It’s not a “hard G,” it’s not a “hero”, it’s Gyro. Like yee-roh. The “G” makes a “Y” sound. The “Y” makes an “E” sound, followed by a rolling “R” and the “O.”
  4. Women should cover their shoulders and legs in any monasteries, churches, and museums. Carry a shawl, cardigan, or scarf with you to be safe.
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