Places to Visit in Greece
Greece is a country of myths and legends. It is also the home of the Olympic Games today. Many movies are made with Greek background and history. To name a few – Alexander the Great, the Spartans, Troy and more. Some of the top places to visit are:
It is a must if you visit Greece. Prepare for some historical walk in the ancient Greek monuments of Acropolis. On top you will find the famous Parthenon. Then walk in the Ancient Agora, in Thiseio and In Plaka. Make sure to visit the stunning temple of Zeus, the wonderful national Gardens and wander around the Monastiraki area for shopping.
It is the ancient oracle’s temple. See the ancient temple, walk inside and live this part of history. Next to the temple you will find the museum with many statues and other important pieces of history.
The temple of the ancient God Zeus on the mount Olympus. Dion is the ancient word for Zeus. There you will find what remains from a whole ancient city. Next to the city there is the sacred place with the temples. There are underwater tunnels that are active even today, passing under the houses and the temples.
It is the biggest island in Greece and many say that it’s the most beautiful. There you will find wonderful calm sandy beaches. There is also a variety of archaeological sites to visit, make sure to see Knosos and Phestos.
Greece’s second largest city, Thessaloniki, is famous for restaurants, bars and nightlife. Explore the ancient byzantine walls and Castles. The area has been continuously settled for about 3000 years and several sites have been placed on UNESCO’s World Heritage list. The city’s old town has narrow cobbled streets and well preserved historic houses and buildings, including good examples of Turkish architecture.
If you like to party in the summertime, this is the ultimate destination. It is a small islands in the heart of the Aegean sea. There you will find the traditional looking, white houses with the blue windows. The seafood is excellent and fresh. There are parties every night in all corners of the mainland
Inhabited since the Stone Age, the island of Rhodes has a rugged, hilly interior and a rocky coast with many good beaches. There you will find medieval town with walls and the Castle created by the knights of Saint John. Make sure to visit Lindos to see the temple of Athena.
Corfu or Kerkira
This island is in the Ionian sea. Explore the palace of Princess Sissy, the museum of Asian art, and the Mon Repo Museum. Enjoy the Ionian sea and visit the popular beaches.
This is the Island for explorers. In the middle there is the SAOS mountain. Tourists go and climb the mountain and rest in the small pools that the river shapes. This is the place where the ancient initiations Kaviria were taking place, explore the beautiful mountain, the beaches and the archaeological sites