Top 10 romantic things to do in Greece
Welcome to the country where the god of love was born! Your chosen spot may be anyplace between the deep blue or turquoise waters of the Aegean Sea and the white mountains of the Pindus range, you will still find yourselves inscapes of breathtaking natural beauty where the changing scenery and the countless options on offer will no doubt satisfy your innermost wishes!
Greece is the perfect choice for whoever seeks the perfect setting for romantic activities that will turn into unforgettable memories!
A night out facing the Thermaic Gulf
ENJOY your drink or a glass of wine, in romantic company, on one of the boat bars that sail in the Thermaic Gulf along Thessaloniki’s old beachfront. The cityscape bathed in the moonlight will steal your heart away!
A boating trip in Lake Kerkini
OPT FOR an unforgettable boating trip in the arms of nature, in the calm waters of Lake Kerkini. This man-made lake is situated only 35 km NW of Serres town, amidst amazing natural surroundings, and it offers a view of Mt Beles and the valley of Rodopi. Flocks of rare bird species will keep you company while you enjoy your outing!
A swim under the moonlight
HAVE A GREAT TIME SWIMMING with your better half under the moonlight in the tranquil waters of Schoinias beach; you can have this unique night swim experience only 50 km away from the centre of Athens. Walk barefoot on the sand and enjoy your cocktail in one of the beach bars along the coast.
Natural spa on the Canal D’ Amour beach, on Corfu
VISIT the well-known Canal D’ Amour Beach in Sidari, Corfu Island. Explore the strange geological formations, swim in the cool waters and treat your body with the singular grey mud of its rocks: feel all the goodness of a natural spa by the seashore.
A stroll in the castle of the knights, on Rhodes Island
HOLD HANDS with your loved one and wander along the stone-cobbled alleys of the medieval town on Rhodes Island; let the magic of those fairy-tale surroundings take you on a journey through time!
A bicycle ride in Nafplio
TRAVEL to Nafplio and enjoy a bike ride along the coast facing the Argolic Gulf as well as the well-known Bourtzi castle and the imposing Palamidi castle. Do you need more info about the municipal bike rental service? Click here
A carriage ride on Spetses Island
TAKE A TRIP to lordly Spetses Island and enjoy your ride on a horse-driven carriage along the coastline. Admire the island’s mansions and the Old Seaport area. Make a stop at Poseidonio square; taste the local amygdalota [almond sweets] -traditionally offered in weddings and other happy occasions – against the historic Poseidonio Hotel.
Travel by train
BOARD the train of a bygone era, which crosses the green Vouraikos gully and then climbs the steep mountainsides of Mt Helmos all the way to Kalavryta town. Sit back and relax in the historic rack railway carriages, known as Odontotos. Enjoy with your partner the route across this lovely part of the Greek countryside accessible only by train. Book your tickets here
Skiing under a starlit sky
IF ADVENTURE is what both of you are after, then why not try your ski routines under the starlight? Every Saturday you can go for night skiing at Vasilitsa ski resort right in the heart of the Pindus range. Ski down the lighted pistes in the company of your loved one and feel the adrenaline rush in your body!
Dinner at the Chora of Alonnisos Island
TASTE top quality local fresh fish dishes such as lobster spaghetti and kakavia soup (made of a variety of small tasty fish); and make sure you try the Alonnisos prime quality tuna fish, maybe as one of the courses during a candlelit dinner, in a place that for some people is considered to be the loveliest Chora (main town) of the Sporades Islands! According to a Greek saying, “Love goes through the stomach” – and it’s quite true, if you think about it!
Romantic activities and more!
With so many romantic activities to pick from, Greece could be rated as the perfect choice of place to pop the question, to spend your honeymoon, to celebrate your anniversary, to have a great time on your first date, or to find your better half visiting idyllic locations. Next to the amazing Greek countryside, you will be accommodated in traditional guest houses, rural tourist lodgings, youth hostels, luxury hotels, tourist resorts and mansions, offering to you and your partner the opportunity to spend the perfect holidays in Greece!