Gap Years, Backpacking & Travelling in Greece

Greece is known as the birthplace of Western Civilization, democracy, the Olympic Games and Western Philosophy which all originated here. This country is one of the most popular destinations to visit in Europe as there is great value, stunning scenery, friendly people, warm weather, spectacular islands and beautiful beaches.


Greece Travel Ideas, Gap Year Programs & Experiences

Find inspiration for the best things to do if you would like to go travelling, backpacking or take a gap year in Greece.

Greece Activity Holidays

Greece Travel Guide

Get information, tips, itineraries and inspiration for visiting Greece.

  • Capital; Athens (Population: 116,200 approx)
  • Currency: Euro (€) £1 = €1.2 / $1 = €0.7 (approx)
  • Area: 132,000 sq km (approx)
  • Population: 11,300,000 (approx)
  • Language: Greek
  • International Calling Code +30
  • Climate: Greece has a warm climate, expext the hottest sunny weather in July and August
  • Transport: Greece has a good and safe public transport system 


Top Reasons to Travel to Greece

  • Ancient history
  • Beautiful beaches
  • Some of the most spectacular islands in Europe
  • Tasty local cuisine
  • Great value for money


Greece Travel Guide

Best Places to Visit & Experiences in Greece

  • Greece has a vast range of archaeological sites to see, out best choice is the Temple of Olympian Zeus
  • Island hopping seeing incredible places like Santorini
  • Seeing the birthplace of the Olympic games and explore the ruins of Olympia
  • Relaxing and enjoy some of the best beaches in Europe
  • Checking out the Temple of Apollo at the Delphi Ruins
  • In Athens you have to visit the Partheon, this is a stunning temple with great views over the city, wander around the Acropolis, there are lots of ruins and temples (this is the way to the top to see the Partheon), learn more about Greece at the National Archaeological Mueseum or relax at the Kifissias or Parnitha National Parks
  • Helping sea turtles
  • Popular places to visit include Athens, Mykonos, Santorini, Meteora, Delphi, Nafplio and Crete


Travelling & Backpacking in Greece

If you would like to do more than just sunbathing our unique and inspiring holidays will appeal to you. 


Gap Year in Greece

Beaches, islands, tasty food, sunny weather, Greece is one of the best destinations to visit in summer especially during summer. Start planning your perfect gap year to Greece.






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