The impact of Greek's economic problems were nowhere hear as bad as expected in the Greek Island holidays sector. According to latest figures there were 400,000 fewer tourists to Greece last year.
Winter visitors to the Greek islands will see Greeks celebrating ancient traditions during Theofania (Epiphany) this weekend. The baptism of Jesus is much celebrated in Greece as swimmers jump into the winter waters of the Greek islands to retrieve a holy cross.
The Greek Islands feature yet again in the Post Office barometer of the top value for money holiday destination in 2013. Greece made 14th place in the table of 42 holiday hotspots.
No matter of where you are in Greece, if ever you tire of the sunshine you can be sure to be within striking distance of some cultural attraction. Making a quick getaway for your Greek island holiday is always a bonus. If your departure point is London then getting to Heathrow quickly, efficiently and easily is a big plus.