6 Best Places in Greece to Visit in October

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The month of October is a great time to experience Greece. The temperature is usually in the mid 20’s, there are fewer crowds, and you can often find cheaper prices for flights and accommodation. The local food is fabulous everywhere in Greece so be sure to indulge at every chance that you get. There are also many opportunities to experience wine that has been perfected over centuries so be sure to have a glass or two.

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Kick Back in Kefalonia


Kefalonia is the largest of the Ionian Islands and it is best to rent a car when exploring the island as public transport is limited. There are plenty of cool accommodation opportunities and you can stay in a hotel or rent a villa with a swimming pool.

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This area has some of the best beaches in Greece so be sure to head to Myrtos Beach, a stunning beach that is backed by a sheer cliff, and Xi Beach is on the south coast that is known for its red sand. There are plenty of interesting places to explore as well like the villages of Livatho peninsula, the monastery of Ayios Gerasimos, or the Monastery of Kipoureon. While you’re here, don’t forget to indulge in good ol’ Greek salad!

Sail Away in Santorini


A unique way to explore Santorini, apart from renting ATVs, is by boat and you can easily rent yachts, or join chartered tours to explore this island. Make sure that you experience the stunning view when sailing between the volcano and the caldera that has many lovely villages on top of it. The beaches are stunning and you can visit beaches with black sand or red pebbles.

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Caper around Corfu

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There is plenty to do in Corfu, and you’ll be sure to find something here to suit everyone’s preferences. Listón has lots of lovely cafes where you can fuel up on caffeine before exploring this delightful area that was untouched by Ottoman oppression.

The Old Town of Corfu is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and you can see Renaissance, Baroque and Classical architecture. Make sure that you explore Spianáda, the largest public square in the Balkans where you can explore French architecture or watch sports or a concert.

Relax in Rhodes

rhodes island greece

The island of Rhodes is about 95km long and it is filled with stunning beaches along the coast and the interior is filled with forested mountains. Go beach-hopping, and you visit Helios, which is one of the best medieval towns in the world.

Rhodes is very popular with families, and so if you are thinking of visiting with the kids, you’ll be pleased to know that there are plenty of suitable properties for families in the area. Explore the old town of Rhodes that is surrounded by walls and is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

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Discover Milos

Milos is mostly unbeknownst to tourists. A little laid back island in Greece, hop on a private boat for a day tour around the mystical islands, and roam around the Cycladic-style balconies of Plaka. Read all about what you can find in Milos!

This is an optimal choice in Greece if you want to keep away from the usual tourist islands like Santorini and Mykonos. It has an equally wide selection of gorgeous beaches, local restaurants and affordable hotels to stay in.

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Aspire For Historical Knowledge in Athens

Athens, Greece
Athens, Greece

Athens has some of the most famous archaeological sites on the planet. The Acropolis is perched high above Athens on a rocky outcrop, a perfect vantage point to view several ancient structures at the same time. The Parthenon was built to during the “Golden Age of Pericles” to contain a statue of Athena. The Hephaestus Temple was built in the 5th century BC and it was the first temple in Athens to be made of marble.

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