There are many reasons to choose Megara for your next breakaway. A holiday rental home in Megara will provide you with well-appointed accommodations that are close to many of the most popular activities and attractions. You will be close to major cities, such as Athens, without being in the middle of the biggest crowds.
Gorgeous, sandy beaches and warm weather mean that many who choose to holiday to Megara are satisfied to simply lounge on the shore. There are also a number of water related activities such as swimming, diving, fishing and boating. Day cruises are available to some of the small islands. Cruises from a few hours to a full day, many including lunch or dinner are available. Diving lessons, excursions and equipment rental is available. Whether you are a seasoned pro or have never tried diving before, your holiday to Megara is a good time to give it a go.
There are attractions that will interest visitors of every age. For families with kids, consider a visit to the Attica Zoological Park. Here, visitors will not only have the chance to see a variety of animals, but will also learn a bit about what they can do to protect the habitat of these creatures.
Those interested in history and ancient architecture will have plenty of options. In nearby Cape Sounion are the remains of the Temple of Poseidon. The statue that once stood here is now in the National Archaeological Museum, but you can still see the columns and get a feel for how large this temple was. In Athens, less than an hour drive away, you can see the Temple of Hephaestos, the Temple of Zeus, the Parthenon and the Odeon Theatre.
The average lows during the winter months are between 8° and 12° C. The winter highs are between 14° and 16° C. During the spring, the average low temperatures are between 12° and 15° C and the highs between 20° and 24° C. The summer brings temperatures that are even warmer with average lows between 19° and 22° C and highs between 29° and 32° C. There is some rain each month. During the summer, there are only a few rainy days per month, but during the winter there can be up to 13 rainy days per month. The sea temperature is between 16° and 24° C throughout the year.
The closest airport to Megara is Athens International Airport (ATH), located just 53 km away. There is a railway station and taxi service available as well. It is recommended that you have a car for use during your stay.