Greece is mostly known for its collection of islands, complex ancient temples, hospitable people, stunning beaches, fantastic weather and unique flavours. A country of long impressive history & tradition, the birthplace of several mathematicians, artists & philosophers and the cradle of democracy.
We have just listed some of our favourites to help you, if you do decide to visit:
Athens is steeped in history and culture, from the ancient ruins dotted around the city, to its fascinating museums. You'll never be stuck for things to see and do, whether you're exploring the winding streets of Plaka or admiring the grand Temple of Olympian Zeus.
There are some great museums on offer and once you’ve had your fill of the stunning historical sites that litter the city you can head to nearby Piraeus and take a boat to any of Greece’s fantastic islands.
Whilst the Greek Islands is known for its party atmosphere, it's also hugely popular for its bewildering beaches, The Gorgeous Scenery and exotic Greek islands, there are more than 2,000 islands to choose from they may initially be bewildered by their number and variety.
From gorgeous beaches, colourful harbours, sheltered bays, coastal caves and further inland, its ancient villages/ruins, monasteries and world-class museums and active volcanoes the Greek islands have it all. Some well known include Santorini, Rhodes, Mykonos.
Thessaloniki is home to fine food, rich history, stunning coastlines, and so much more. Vibrant and full of things to do, this Greek city houses Byzantine landmarks scattered through its ancient, yet modern terrain. Take a step back in time by day and spend your nights dancing at the latest clubs.
There are some lovely Roman ruins to see as well as some old Ottoman buildings and fantastic Byzantine churches and walking along the waterfront is delightful with the highlight being the 15th century White Tower which looks out over the sea.
On the north coast in western Crete, this is one of Greece's most beautiful towns.
A short walk away you will find the old port with its distinctive lighthouse that only adds to the beauty of Chania.
It’s an authentic place that highlights the real Cretan way of life. From here you can explore nearby parts of the island with Samaria Gorge being a particularly great day-trip.
It is considered to the one of the most romantic cities in Greece. With bougainvilleas cascading down its medieval castles, Byzantine churches, Turkish fountains and mosques and stately neoclassical buildings, Nafplio marries old-world charm with stunning architecture.
Located in a strategic spot, there are three fortresses dotted around its margins and history lovers will enjoy visiting them as well as the panoramic views that they offer out over the sea and hills.
Rhodes island was very famous worldwide for the Colossus of Rhodes, one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. The Medieval Old Town of the City of Rhodes has been declared a World Heritage Site.
Today, it is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Europe.
Rhodes is the sunniest place in Greece, with perfect climate conditions offers everyone the opportunity to enjoy memorable holidays.
Meteora is one of the few areas in the world where the combination of natural beauty with monasteries and religious traditions makes it an attraction for visitors worldwide.
The distinctive rock formations, rising into the sky, have sheltered Greek religious orders for almost 1,000 years. What makes these cliffs even more inspiring are the historic monasteries along the summits. Dating back to the 14th and 16th centuries, the monasteries at Meteora were built by monks seeking spiritual isolation and freedom from religious persecution.
Rethymno is everything a Greek town should be and more. It's one of the best preserved medieval towns in Greece and was once a bastion of the Venetians who left a mighty legacy – the large Fortezza (fortress) which guards Rethymno from the top of an imposing headland. Rethymnon down town is a beautiful place to walk around and the old port is the most relaxing spot.
Crete offers other beautiful cities like Bali which is on of the most tourist developed place in the region.
The city of Kavala is built on a hillside along the coast of the Aegean sea, a cultural crossroad between the East and West, which has everything you could wish for in a destination and more; mountains, beaches, picture perfect cityscapes, breathtaking views, significant monuments and sites, delicious local cuisine and amazing places to discover at a short distance.
Corfu Old Town is a UNESCO listed monument and there's a reason for that! One of the most elegant cities to visit in the whole of Greece, Corfu Town’s historic center is absolutely gorgeous filled with narrow paved streets (aka “kantounia”), neoclassical houses, elegant Corfu hotels, traditional churches and lots of museums are just some of the reasons to visit Old Town.