Greece is one of the most popular and beautiful places in the world to visit. Falling in love with this country after visiting it’s historical remains, amazing beaches, fortresses, islands and cities for the first time as a tourist is a common occurrence. There are dozens of great and interesting places you can travel to and even more activities you can experience that will get stuck in your mind and become a very pleasant memory.
Whether people wish to have sailing holidays in Greece or simply wish to enjoy and relax in a certain place, this country will have something to offer you. This is why Greece is for everyone’s taste.
An advantage Greece has to offer is that you can enjoy both the present moment and the past. You can visit a lot of historically important places and learn more about the magnificent history all the turbulent moments that shaped it.
If you don’t know which places to visit, keep in mind these basic options that promise you the good time: if you rent a catamaran in Greece, you will enjoy the beautiful sea and islands. If you choose to walk or drive, you will enjoy the land and the nature.
Read on to learn more about the best places you can visit in Greece!
Halkidiki is a peninsula near the city of Thessaloniki. It has stunning beaches and it has 3 prongs offering pretty different things : Kasandra has the nightlife, Sithonia has the beaches and Athos has the monks. Halkidiki is one of the most popular peninsulas.
Peloponnese is a peninsula located in the southernmost region of Greece. It has the shape of a leaf. Here you can find classical Greek temples, Venetian fortresses, Byzantine churches and other ancient cultural buildings. Peloponnese is also a home of Olympia, home of first Olympic Games.
Thessaloniki is the second-largest city in Greece and the capital of the Macedonian region of Northern Greece. It is full of nightlife, festivals and social events. You can also find here the older attractions, such as Byzantine walls and White Tower. From the best fun to the quiet echo of ancient culture, Thessaloniki offers everything.
Meteora is thrilling place filled up with amazing 366 meters cliffs from which you can see the Greek villages below. You got to be in a good shape to climb it and adrenaline lovers will be pretty impressed by this place. History behind Meteora says it’s built by Monks between 14th and 16th century with the goal of having spiritual isolation.
Athens is inhabited for more than 3,000 years and it’s a home of democracy. It offers you an interesting mix of historical and modern features. You can visit monuments such as famous Acropolis, the Parthenon, the Ancient Agora or the Theatre of Dionysos. But Athens offers not only ancient ruins, but the great nightlife as well!