Greece fills history books with mythmakers and deep thinkers. Around fabled ruins and relics, the country still thrives. It adorns idyllic islands with iconic architecture. It delights in feasts of feta treats, grove-grown goods and tzatziki-topped meats. It serenades with traditional folk or bouzouki ballads. Now, Greece starts a new story, a choose-your-own-adventure epic with your name on it.

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OUR GREECE DESTINATIONS

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Philosophy, history, art—take it all in with our vacation packages to Greece. Travel to the best Greek islands with our island hopping options or visit top cities like Athens. Don't leave without savouring great Greek cuisine at local tavernas and restaurants. Choose from our resorts and hotels to complete your trip to Greece!

GREECE TRAVEL GUIDE

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DESTINATION FACTS

Language

Greek

What to eat

Fresh fish, grilled meats, dips like tzatziki or taramasalata (a fish roe spread), horiatiki (Greek salad), tiropita or spanakopita (cheese or cheese and spinach pie), olives, and honeyed sweets like baklava.

What to bring back

A protective, blue-eye talisman (to gift to someone!), traditional komboloi (worry beads), Greek honey and dried herbs or tea from the mountains.

Fun Fact

The country’s official name is the Hellenic Republic; the Greeks refer to their home as Hellas or Ellada. The name Greece comes from the Latin word used by the Romans, Graecia (Land of the Greeks), but some also associate it with famed local philosopher Aristotle who referred to the land as Graeci.

Important Info

For more information on all necessary travel documents and more, check Air Canada’s Travel Requirements page and the Government of Canada’s Travel and Tourism website.
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