The late Queen Elizabeth II might have only made one trip to Greece whilst still a Princess, and Balmoral, Scotland her favourite holiday destination, but Greece holds a special place in the heart of King Charles III, who has often declared his love and connection with the land of of some if his ancestors including his own father the late Prince Phillip.
According to Town& Country magazine, Greece is listed as one of the favourite holiday destinations for the British Royal Family ranking in 7th place among the top 10 countries the British royals prefer for their getaways.
It's no coincidence that Prince Edward, son of Queen Elizabeth, was recently spotted on the island of Corfu, the birthplace of his father, the late Prince Phillip.
Prince Charles and Camilla have been spotted spending their summer holidays in Corfu, Greece for many years. In 2018 Prince Charles and Duchess of Cornwall Camilla visited Crete where they joined in on some traditional Greek dancing, as they complete their three-day tour of Greece.
Arriving on Greece’s largest island, Prince Charles joined the Cretan dancing group wearing traditional dress at the village of Archanes, in Heraklion.
The Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall also visited the Knossos Archaeological Site in Crete, on the final day of their tour visited stalls showcasing Cretan produce, crafts, and local initiatives.
Other countries on the list are:
1. Mustique, Saint Vincent
3. Mallorca, Spain
5. Norfolk, England
6. The Bahamas
7. Corfu, Greece
8. Klosters, Switzerland
9. Isles of Scilly
10. The Scottish Highlands, Scotland