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5 Best Places To Visit On Your Trip To Greece

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Last updated on November 19th, 2023 at 06:50 am

Are you gearing up to visit Greece for your vacation?

Would you like to know more details about the best places to visit in Greece?

You have landed right.

Peek into the five best places to hit on your trip to Greece for better planning and tourism.

The beauty of Greece

A prominent place for its surplus beauty is none other than Greece. This land has sunny beaches, whitewashed villages, a welcoming atmosphere, prehistoric ruins, and flavorsome cuisines.

All these aspects make Greece the number one travel destination in Europe. The chief reason for abundant tourism to plunge into Greece is its serene beauty.

Tourists enjoy the picturesque beauty of the land with countless landscapes.

Being the foundation of western civilization and the beginning of democracy, Greece is jam-packed with overwhelming history and beauty. Greece is one of the top tourist destinations to visit in your lifetime.

5 Best places to visit in Greece

  • 1) Santorini

    Santorini, a prominent and must-visit place in Greece, is also well-known as the diamond of the Aegean.

    The flattering colorful houses, whitewashed buildings, spiral pathways, azure sky, stretches of water, and towering sapphire domes grab thousands of visitors’ attention.

    This marvelously fascinating place is the most charming one in the Greek islands. Enjoy the charm of scenic villages, dip yourself in turquoise waters, and dine in the best restaurants.

    Ones in quest of stimulating adventures should get a rooftop tent fixed on their vehicles, accompany themselves with friends, and visit places like Fira hiking trail, Pressia beach with its rocky sand, Santorini volcano, Skaros rock view, and ruins of prehistoric Thera.

    A Church in Santorini
    A Church in Santorini – Image by Russell_Yan from Pixabay
  • 2) Athens

    Athens is a significant place that speaks its history.

    This place is known for the origin of democracy and is endorsed as the originator of Western civilization.

    The present Athens is known for its flawless streets, up-to-date subways, outstanding freeways, well-manicured parks, and finally, ultra-warm people.

    Greek culture surfeits in Athens, witnessing impeccable sites like the Temple of Zeus and the Parthenon. Never forget to drench in the beauty of the Plaka district of Athens.

    Teenagers craving adventure and traveling a few miles away should start with their backpacks

    Some best places are The splendid Mount Lycabettus, the Ancient Agora hills, the astounding flowers at the National Gardens, the Temple of Olympian Zeus colossal ruins, the primeval Greek temple of Erechtheum, the National Archaeological Museum, and more.

    Elevate your camping and adventure experiences by planning appropriately.

    Temple of Goddess Athina Nike - Acropolis Athens
    Temple of Goddess Athina Nike – Image by Nick115 from Pixabay

    This is not Parthenon, but the temple of Goddess Athina Nike, on the right and out of the gate of Acropolis, the Propylaea.

  • 3) Chania town

    Being the center of attraction in the Old Venetian Harbour, Chania’s town is notorious for its peculiar architecture.

    With cobbled, narrow streets and welcoming natives, Chania town is one of the exceptional places to visit in Greece.

    Tourists enjoy their visit to the lighthouse as it portrays the panoramic view of the city.

    There are few places tourists must never miss in Chania town.

    The destinations are the Old Venetian Harbour view, Chania Archaeological Museum artifacts, the splendid manicure Botanical Park, the ancient Aptera showing Greek architecture, The Agil Apostoli beach with gold sand, the Iguana beach, the Venetian fortress, and the secretive Topolia Gorge.

    Family and youngsters can start their adventure by penning down all places to visit.

    Port of Chania Crete
    Port of Chania Crete – Image by Albrecht Fietz from Pixabay
  • 4) Corfu

    Positioned on the northwest coast of the country, Corfu is the preeminent island and has a rich cultural heritage to visit.

    Families, friends, and teenagers can all admire the scenic beauty of rugged mountains and sandy beaches. Tourists visit the ancient monastery and relax by sunbathing on the beaches.

    There are a few places that you must visit while touring this place.

    Some of them are the Gorge at Agni Bay, the northerly point that witnesses the dramatic Cape Drastis, The old fort at Corfu, and Vlacherna Monastery. Youngsters should certainly not miss the joy and fun at Sidari.

    Perama beach in Corfu
    Perama beach in Corfu – Image by arshopenby from Pixabay
  • 5) Meteora

    The beauties of Meteora are the monasteries over massive rock cliffs that look suspended in the air.

    The monasteries sit at an altitude of 1200 feet over the villages of Kastraki and Kalambaka. The surprising news is that the monasteries at Meteora are listed as UNESCO world heritage sites.

    There are plenty of beautiful spots at Meteora to enjoy. Some of them are the Great Meteoro Monastery, the Holy Trinity Monastery, Roussanou Monastery, the Varlaam monastery, and Megalo Meteoro Monastery.

    The adventure starts by backpacking with a tent for Meteora rock climbing at Kastraki, Kalamba village, the Theopetra prehistoric cave, and Meteora thrones.

The traditional dishes

Apart from the scenic beauty and adventure, delightful food is another crucial aspect of Greece.

You must try all the traditional food of Greece during your visit. Some of them are Greek salad, Tzatziki, Fasolada, Moussaka, Greek Yogurt, Souvlaki gyros, Portokalopita, and plenty more.

Greece beaches

The best feature of Greece is the beaches. Set your mood and relax at the beaches as you travel. A few beaches to stop at are

  • The Balos Lagoon and Elafonisi Beach in Crete
  • The shipwreck beach in Zakynthos
  • The Myrtos Bay in the island of Kefalonia
  • The Channel of love in Corfu
  • The Simos beach and Voidokilia at Peloponnese
  • The Lalaria beach at the Sporades
  • The St. Paul bay at Rhodes and the Sarakiniko beach the Cyclades

Greece is a place of wonders and folklore. The implausible country offers a perfect blend of culture, people, and history.

Apart from the locations given above, there are splendid places like Zakynthos, Nafplio, Delphi, Rhodes, Halkidiki, Skyros, Mycenae, and more.

Pack your bags and get going for thrilling adventures at seashores, hiking, etc.

The Bottom line:

The exotic and beautiful place lures plenty of tourists every year, making Greece the top destination.

Greece is a place for adventure, relaxation, enjoyment, and refreshment. Plan your trip, and enjoy the marvelous beauty of Greece.

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