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April in Greece

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April in Greece

Daughter and myself desperate for some warm weather/sunshine...have one week from 7th April.Thinking of flying to Athens and then an island.Any advice on best places to visit and how to get there....thanks.

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1. Re: April in Greece

Hi there

Weather wise this early you could have warm sunshine but there is also a good chance of some cloud and rain too.... If sunshine is number one on your list of requirements I would look at somewhere with more of a chance of warm weather...however if you want to travel and visit the numerous wonderful sites on both the mainland and the islands then this time of year is perfect :-)

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2. Re: April in Greece

Hi,

If warm weather is what you are after I suggest you travel to Thailand or Malaysia where you will be guaranteed sunshine.

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Most places on the islands will be more or less closed down until the tourist season starts around the beginning of May. You would need to stay in a larger town with a year round local population, such as Chania in Crete. But there is no guarantee of good weather in April - if you're lucky it will be warm and the countryside will be at it's best with spring flowers in full bloom - but it could also be cloudy and wet, and it will certainly be chilly in the evenings.

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Hi again,

Here are some weather stats for Athens in April:

weatherspark.com/averages/32181/4/Athens-Ath…

The further south you go it is more likely to be warmer, especially the southern coast of Crete.

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Hi there

Never any guarantees anywhere as far as weather is concerned, and early April in Greece will be a mixed bag, you might get a warm sunny day, although it certainly won't be swimming weather, or you could get heavy rain and howling gales. The best "guarantee" for sun in early April is the Canaries or Madeira which sit way down south. If it must be Greece, then head for the south coast of Crete, statistically, the best chance of decent weather.

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Well today it's 17C and by the end of the next week it will be 22C.

That's 63F already, going up to 73F by the end of the week.

Not a single trace of a cloud.

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April can be a mixe bag, some rain may be there for some days; in general cool / warm weather; not swimming time but definitely pleasant.

The more to the South you go the less the probability of rain is. I 'd suggest Athens + Crete or Athens + Rhodes.

There is simply no comparison between the weather of UK and Greece. You can always find better weather in April; the Canaries for example, still Greece offers relatively good weather, i 'd strongly say more than decent in April.

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7. Re: April in Greece

.73F by end next week?;-)) Triple sigh ~ anything over 30F would be a 'warm' welcome here;-) Oh well, Happy Valentine's Day all.. and Enjoy!

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And a Happy Valentines Day to you Litsa.

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;-)

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