The Most Amazing Places to Visit in Greece

If you’re planning your next trip and still haven’t decided the destination.. you may want to consider adding Greece to your wish list!

This incredible country offers the perfect mix of paradise, culture, and history.
You will find numerous places to visit and things to do, from rugged snow-capped mountains and ancient ruins to turquoise waters and white sandy beaches that will satisfy every traveller’s needs.

Here’s the list of our top 10 favorite places to visit in Greece.

Santorini

Thousands of travellers are drawn to the beauty of this island every year and leave knowing that there is nowhere else like it.
It’s probably one of the most popular places to visit for its spectacular scenic in all the Greek Islands.
From its volcanic beaches and whitewashed houses to its incredible sunsets and scenery, you can take a dip in the turquoise waters, walk around the beautiful villages and dine in the fine restaurants.

Santorini is most definitely one to steal your heart.

Athens

Full of history, the birthplace of democracy and accredited as the founder of Western civilization, this is a city that stretches across the ages.
Athens is filled with spectacular sites like the Parthenon and the Temple of Zeus, beautiful cobbled streets, handicraft shops and restaurants to enjoy a greek food and wine experience.

Athens is a city that defies the ravages of time.

Nafplio

Once the capital of Greece, Nafplio is a charming town where you can explore narrow and winding streets and marvel at the architecture as the Ottomans, Byzantines, Venetians and many more have all left their mark on this little seaside metropolis.
Stroll along the esplanade and dine on some of the finest seafood restaurants and sandy beaches to kick back and relax.

Nafplio is one of the most romantic towns you will ever visit.

Corfu

An island with a rich cultural heritage, rugged mountains and some of the best greek beaches. 
If you are looking to escape the crowds, isolated beaches stretch along the winding coast of Corfu where you can find your own perfect piece of paradise.
There are also picturesque towns and villages such as Perithia and Corfu old town, where you can discover the remains of the Venetian builders and also anti-pirate castles from an age gone by.

Corfu is an incredibly beautiful place to visit.

Knossos

The Minoan ruins of Knossos is a bronze age relic that was once home to the mighty Minoan civilization which dominated the region over 5000 years ago.
These are the best-preserved bronze age relics in the whole of Greece and besides the beautiful mosaics and fine pottery, there is also the hall of kings where the legend of the Minotaur and Labyrinth was played out.

Knossos is a great place to catch a glimpse of the past.

Rhodes

Rhodes has the perfect mix of quaint towns, pristine beaches and archaic history covering every angle, from partying the night away in Faliraki or relaxing in luxury at one of the many 5 star hotels.
Rhodes Old Town was once home to a wonder of the world, the mighty Colossus of Rhodes and the combination of its history, along with the incredible scenery, nightlife and swimming spots make Rhodes one of the best places to visit in Greece.

Rhodes, teardrop in the Aegean sea, caters to all types of travelers tastes.

Meteora

Built in the 14th and 16th centuries, Meteora is one of the most unique places in the world and home to one of the most spectacular Orthodox churches.
The Meteora Monasteries is a UNESCO art and natural world heritage site.
A land where people live in the sky and still worship God with a passion of a bygone age.

Meteora is a place that will make you gasp in wonder.

Delphi

Delphi, the religious center of the ancient world is perfect for history lovers as it was once the place where kings would go to hear the words of the Oracle.
The Temple of Apollo still stands and is one of the highlights of Delphi and there is also the Athena Priene, a theatre and an ancient stadium.

Delphi will transport you back in time.

Olympia

Olympia, the birthplace of the Olympic Games is home to the ancient stadium and training grounds of the Olympians.
Olympia also boasts some of the best-preserved monuments and temples in all of Greece dedicated to the great gods of Zeus and Hera.
The Valley of the Gods has some incredible hiking and mountain bike trails and is situated close to the spectacularly beautiful Alfos River Valley.

Olympia and the Valley Of The Gods one of the best places to visit in Greece.

Mycenae

The walls of Mycenae were so high that ancient Greeks believed they were created by Cyclops. The city of Mycenae comes from a time before Greece and features in tales such as the fall of Troy.
Mycenae is an off the beaten tourist location and only a few tourists get to see it. Without a doubt, it leaves visitors awestruck at the engineering prowess of the ancients.

Mycenae is one of the great archeological sites of Greece.

The Most Amazing Places to Visit in Greece
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