Autumn, sun and sea
During this season, the weather in Greece is ideal for holidays. The countryside takes on an autumnal glow, the sea stays warm enough for swimming, the resorts become a bit quieter, and the earth delivers its bounty of olives and grapes, oil and wine. Nature in Greece during autumn is magical. Enjoy the many shades of red and orange as the trees change color. Take in the fragrances that nature coaxes onto the breeze after the first autumn rains.
Autumn will give you countless opportunities to try something really different. September, when the grapes are harvested, is the time to visit some of Greece’s state-of-the-art wineries. A month later – towards the end of September and early October – for a more rustic and intoxicating experience, try to find out who’s making raki out of the skins and stalks in Crete.
Later in autumn, during October and November, your holidays on mainland Greece will be a chock full of surprises: in the large olive groves locals gather their olives. You can find out all about the traditional occupations and products by staying at a farm set up for agrotourism. And help with the chores. Think of that feeling of satisfaction and contentment as you come closer to mother earth. Greece in autumn is a truly pleasurable experience!