Chronicle: Greek islands among 25 glorious getaways for Brits

Greek islands are listed among 25 best short-haul summer holiday destinations that are accessible by direct flights from Newcastle airport, according to the following report by the British newspaper Chroniclelive:

Winter is almost over so it’s time to stop trying to be frugal and start thinking about splashing out on your summer holidays

Whether you fancy relaxing on sweeping sandy beaches, throwing yourself into vibrant nightlife or enjoying a little sightseeing on a cultured city break, now is the perfect time to start making holiday plans.

The thought of booking an escape to the sun can be just the thing to get us through the last few months of winter.

Or, with cheap last-minute deals from many airlines, why not take a few days off work and get away from the New Year blues in the next few weeks.

With direct flights to more than 70 destinations across the globe straight from Newcastle airport, there’s plenty to choose from.

So, to give you a helping hand, here are a few places not so far away that might take your fancy...”

The Greek islands are included in the Sun, sand and sea category as follows:


With beautiful beaches, sparkling seas and thousands of years of amazing history and culture, Greece and the Greek islands have plenty to offer for a holiday.

You can fly direct to airports across Greece and its surrounding islands from Newcastle in three or four hours.

Fly to:

  • Kefalonia – 3hrs 40mins
  • Skiathos – 3hrs 50mins
  • Zante – 3hrs 55mins
  • Kos – 4hrs 10mins
  • Heraklion, Crete – 4hr 10mins
  • Corfu – 3hrs 15mins
  • Rhodes – 4hrs 40mins

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