Spring is considered the most beautiful season of the year! All the nature around blooms and smells, while especially in Greece, Spring is pure magic. Lilacs, almond trees, endless green, compose a fairytale setting offering a feast of colors, where the rich Greek land generously offers unique natural landscapes of rare beauty.
In Greece, the weather from the first spring months is an ally for excursions, since the temperature is at ideal levels without extreme heat but also without rain. You can enjoy nature excursions with your friends and admire the beauties undisturbed, as Spring in Greece is a season without much tourism and people.
Undoubtedly, Spring is the best season, which is why we have prepared a list of favorite destinations for you to plan your next trip enjoying the Greek countryside.
6 Spring Destinations in Greece!
Although it is an island, Lefkada is connected to the mainland by an underwater tunnel and is easily accessible to any traveler. Even though it is an island, in the spring, you will love this favorite destination of Greece. You will have the opportunity to visit interesting places such as the picturesque Nidri and the surrounding traditional settlements. In fact, from Nidri are offered amazing boat trips to beautiful islands such as Ithaca, Kefalonia, and the famous Ionian Prigiponisa, Kastos, Kalamos, Scorpios, and Madouri. Lacy fjord beaches, hidden caves, turquoise waters, and endless pine forests are waiting for you to explore!
We remain around the shores of the Ionian Sea, where a true gem of Epirus stands out for its authenticity, it is none other than Parga. This seaside settlement looks like an artist painting, with the picturesque port, the bays, the Venetian castle with the generous view, but also the taverns with the delicious seafood. Definitely one of the top spring destinations in Greece that is worth discovering!
Spring in Greece means to travel, pictures, walks under the hot sun, historical tours, and discoveries. A spring excursion that will be unforgettable is the one in the beautiful Nafpaktos. With the impressive fortress and its enchanting Venetian port, the colorful neoclassical buildings, and the narrow cobbled alleys, undoubtedly the city of Nafpaktos is one of the most charming cities in Greece. A walk on the castle where the beautiful landscape of Nafpaktos uniquely spreads overlooking the sea will enchant you, while the cobbled streets with the mansions evoke memories from the past taking you on a fairytale journey.
Nearby from Nafpaktos, you will find yourself in a beautiful and historic town, Galaxidi. From the mansions and the preserved buildings to the port and the taverns that are located by the sea, Galaxidi promises you a special spring get away with a strong Greek element. This picturesque town, with its unique road, gives you the feeling that you are on an island, the light, the colors, the town planning, the restored mansions, and the captain’s houses compose a fascinating landscape of incomparable beauty.
The jewel of the Peloponnese, the famous medieval castle city, looks like it came from a fairy tale. A spring destination worth a visit even for a weekend. Monemvasia is an impressively preserved medieval settlement, with stone houses, vaulted alleys, Venetian mansions, Byzantine churches and dreamy beaches. It is worth a walk to the medieval castle, in Kato Poli where you will have the opportunity to walk next to the sea wall, but also in Pano Poli where the mansions and the Agia Sofia dominate church which takes your breath away, as it literally hangs over the sea. Indulge in the magic of this journey back in time, which in combination with the colors of Spring and the smells of the Greek countryside will lead you to endless wandering in time and history.
Spring and Greece mean Athens! When we refer to the spring destinations of Greece, we can not miss its impressive capital. Athens in the Spring is pure pleasure! The main reason is the temperature at this time, as it is maintained at ideal levels, allowing pleasant tours of the sights and interesting places of the city. The Athenian neighborhoods are flourishing, the cafes of the center around Monastiraki and Syntagma are full of people, while the Acropolis is waiting for you to explore it!
By renting a car from Alpha Drive you will have the opportunity to discover these 6 special destinations, enjoying the nature and the landscapes of Greece in the Spring. With more than 70 vehicles available AlphaDrive is able to fully meet your car rental needs in Thessaloniki and Halkidiki.
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