Best time to visit Greece

Windsurfing & Kitesurfing

What can be more alluring than white sand, blue water and great waves? Only when you are standing on a board

Windsurfing & Kitesurfing in Greece 2019 - Best Time
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Alastair Campbell

With thousands of islands, there are also thousands of spots to enjoy windsurfing and kitesurfing in Greece. During the summer months, various active water sports equipment for rent can be found almost everywhere.

Off the coast near Vasiliki, Lefkada Island 2019
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Off the coast near Vasiliki, Lefkada Island

Lately, also surfing started to gain in popularity in Greece, and nowadays you can see more and more clubs opening on the island and mainland beaches.

Kitesurfing by Prasonisi Cape, Rodos Island 2019
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Kitesurfing by Prasonisi Cape, Rodos Island

Some of the greatest locations to enjoy watersports are Rhodes, Lefkada, Karpathos, Kos Naxos and Paros islands. The Cyclades are praised for strong northern winds blowing there in the summer.

Prasonisi Kite Beach, Rodos 2019
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Prasonisi Kite Beach, Rodos

Some good windsurfing and kitesurfing opportunities may be found in Greece between May and September. The most steady and consistent winds are seen in June to August, so no wonder it's the most popular time.

Ammoglossa beach, Lefkada 2019
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Ammoglossa beach, Lefkada