Visiting Greece for holidays from Dublin can vary depending on the time of year you wish to travel. You can fly from Dublin to Athens in greece from just €151, visit www.aerlingus.com.
Travelling to Athens and staying there will be a great experience. Athens is the capital of Greece and also the largest city. It is one of the world's oldest cities and has a population of about 746,000. The Athens region has a Mediterranean climate with warm summers and mild winters. There is something for everybody in the family in Athens: from sightseeing during the day visiting all the old and historical buildings which have so much history in them to visiting the beautiful islands outside of Greece like Zanze, Corfu and Crete which has so much to offer with there lagoon beaches surrounded by mountains. The best ways to these islands is by ferry boat, they are cheap and relaxing with restaurants and bar and beautiful scenery while you travel.
Wanting something to entertain the kids while you are away can be very daunting but there are a few things in Athens that will entertain both you and the children. There is a puppet museum and workshop based in Athens:Caretta Search and Rescue Centre. Take the slow train to the coast and find a beach where they kids can play. Not far from the Flisovos Marina there is an old navy boat which has been transformed into a museum as well as a human-sized chess board and during some of the months in the year you can pick up bicycles for free and ride up and down the coast. There is also a wonderful playground for the kids near Zappeio in the National Gardens.
Staying in Athens can cost from only €25 per night in a two-star hotel which includes all necessary facilities such as 24-hour reception, bar, lobby, internet access, laundry services. Ideal Hotel is situated in the centre of Piraeus City. Here is the website: hotelideals.athenshotels.it
Greece holidays from Dublin to Corfu can cost from €198 when going in September.
Corfu is the second largest island of the Ionian islands. Corfu is a beautiful island that is covered with mountain scenery, sandy beaches and national cuisine. There is many small mountain villages located in Corfu that must be visited. Stroll through he narrow cobbled streets, stop and chat to the locals and get a sense of their life and culture living on this small island. There is so many things to do on this island for all.
Hotels in Corfu can cost from only €13 per night per person staying in Yannis 3-star hotel. It is a family run hotel situated in the Opsos resort. Their facilities offer comfort and convenience; breakfast, pool, Wi-Fi, TV, bar, telephone. There is many other hotels and apartments on the island ranging from all prices, visit www.travelrepublic.ie for more details.