With the 15 August public holiday in Greece approaching, more and more Greeks are heading to destinations in the country that are easy to reach by car or ferry. The holiday falls on a Friday this year, making it the perfect opportunity for a long weekend getaway.
Hotel comparison website Trivago recently released data on the most popular destinations searched online for the 15 August holiday. The searches were carried out by Greek users from 1 May to 31 July for the period 14-18 August.
In general, Trivago’s list of destinations seems to combine everything: from family favorites such as Syvota and Neos Marmaras in Halkidiki, to party spots such as Kallithea in Halkidiki and popular Mykonos. The average room rates of the searched destinations for the three-day 15 August holiday vary. Prices start at 51 euros per night (Aegina) and reach 252 euros (Mykonos).
Below is Trivago’s list of the top 20 destinations the Greeks will visit for the long weekend of the 15 August holiday.
|Destination||Price per night
|Skiathos, Town||85 euros|
|Agia Marina, Aegina||51 euros|
|Mykonos, Town||252 euros|
|Limenas, Thassos||83 euros|
|Skopelos, Town||64 euros|
|Neos Marmaras, Halkidiki||69 euros|
|Syvota, Thesprotia||121 euros|
|Laganas, Zakynthos||78 euros|
|Naoussa, Paros||97 euros|