Enjoy the countryside and take advantage of much quieter beaches and inexpensive travel opportunities within Greece in the off-peak season. Sepetember's monthly temperature floats around 30C/86F, making ideal for swimming and island hopping. One of the highlights of the season is our CYA field study on Crete, where you will get the chance to experience all aspects of the island's rich history and culture.
In and around Athens, you can visit many of the open air movie theaters and the take advantage of the lively outdoor cafe and dining culture well into October. The mild climate allows for many outdoor activities such as hiking old trails on the mainland and exploring the ancient city on foot. The trees start to change color in October, and the countryside takes on a life of its own as the olive and grape harvest season approaches offering many activities including olive and grape picking, or wine tasting.