Mainland Weather: Can be hot to very hot in the last part of the month
Island/Coastal Weather: Hot, but the meltemi, a strong wind, blows.
Prices: High, especially after mid-month.
Events: Local festivals, arts festivals aimed at tourists, sound and light shows. Outdoor cinemas are popular; many mountain villages have special events primarily attended by Greeks though all are welcome. Ioannina Cultural Summer and the Hellenic Festival events begin, and continue through August.
Facilities: Everything is open. Most frequent flights, ferries - often crowded but easiest to get around at this time of year, though the meltemi may cause some delays. Many resorts will have activities aimed at children; waterparks are open.
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