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Greece Through the Year - May

The best month of spring for Greek travel


Curve of beach at Sweetwater, Crete

Crete in May

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Mainland Weather: Warm, sometimes even hot.
Island/Coastal Weather: Terrific - pleasantly warm, light breezes.
Prices: Low/moderate
Events: Local festivals; May 1st is a national labor holiday. Greek Orthodox Easter can occur in May.
Facilities: Island hotels and restaurants all open. Boat schedules, air schedules increase in frequency.
Budget/Independent travelers: Great time to go.

More information: Easter Travel in Greece.

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