Greece Travel Guide

Greece Travel Guide

Known for its plethora of ancient ruins, whitewashed villages, sandy beaches, tasty cuisines, and friendly atmosphere, it is no wonder that Greece ranks among Europe’s top travel destinations. Greece comprises of mountainous mainland and hundreds of islands where each one offers its own share of stunning landscapes, historic sites, and cultural delights. 

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The best places to visit in Greece include the following:

Cape Sounion – situated at the southernmost tip of the Attica peninsula, is best known as the site of the ancient Greek temple of Poseidon (the god of the sea). The remains are perched on the headland surrounded on three sides by the sea. The sunset over the Aegean Sea, as viewed from the ruins is a sought-after spectacle. The site is also a popular day-excursion for tourists from Athens. 

Another city in the southernmost region of Greece is Peloponnese. This attractive tourist destination is enriched with history and impresses its tourists with impressive Greek temples, Byzantine churches, Venetian fortresses, and Mycenaean palaces. Among the ancient ruins is the Olympia, where the 1st Olympic games were hosted in honor of Zeus.

Thessaloniki is another of Greece’s must-visit destinations. This 2nd largest city is the capital of the Macedonian region of North Greece. Lively festivals, social events, and vibrant nightlife define this city as the cultural capital of Greece. Thessaloniki offers attractions like the Byzantine wall, White Tower, Turkish Baths, and various spectacular museums. The nightlife in this city is unmatched.

If you’re interested specifically in the archeological site, then the best place to visit in Greece is Delphi. The city is dedicated to the Greek god Apollo and was once considered as the center of the earth by the Greek mythologists. Significant ruins include the Temple of Apollo, the Athenian Treasury, the theatre and Hippodrome. 

One of the mind-boggling tourist destinations of Greece is Meteora, where you can see some spectacular cliffs rising more than 1200 ft. into the air overlooking the villages of Kalambaka and Kastraki in the northern region of Greece. Everything will seem as it is suspended in the air. The historic monasteries on these cliffs make these cliffs more impressive and spectacular. 

Another beautiful city nearby Thessaloniki is Halkidiki. It’s a trident-like peninsula with some alluring beaches is divided into 3 peninsulas, i.e. Cassandra, Sithonia, and Athos. Cassandra is famous for its nightlife, Sithonia for its beaches and Athos for its monks. 

Let’s talk about the picturesque destination of Greece – the Mykonos. It’s a small Greek town with beautiful tiny streets and whitewashed houses. The small town follows Cycladic architectural style building rules and is full of boutiques, shops, cafes, bars, and restaurants. Another city you must not miss visiting is the Cyclades famous for its dramatic views, stunning sunsets, active volcanoes, and whitewashed houses. The attractive architecture of this city includes cobblestone streets bustling with shops, cafes, and restaurants.

Indeed, Greece is absolutely a safe place to visit and it offers something you can’t find anywhere else on this planet. Moreover, it’s a perfect honeymoon destination.