5 Places You Definitely Have To Visit In Greece

Greece is positively surprising in whatever you decide to do and wherever you choose to go. From stunning beaches to high mountains, from ancient ruins to modern technologies, from traditions to innovations - in this country you will be able to find everything you would like to see in your perfect trip. It is almost impossible to choose only 5 places on such an amazing country, but we did our best - read our ultimate list of 5 places you definitely have to visit In Greece!

1. Chalkidiki

The Northern Greece is not that popular destination for tourism, comparing to the South of the country. However, its landscapes, service and climate are more than perfect for having an excellent vacation in the region, and one of such places is Chalkidiki, a peninsula and a part of the Region of Central Macedonia, also famous as a birth place of Aristotle. Besides beautiful nature, great beaches, crystal clear water and high mountains, it is also full of cultural and historical attractions; it is known for great service and many opportunities for active time, that make it one of the top destinations for visiting in Greece!

2. Crete

If you just start exploring Greek islands, Crete may be a good choice for the beginning. This is the largest and most populous islands of Greece, and one of the largest islands in the Mediterranean Sea. It lies 95 km away from the continental Europe. Due to such remote location, it has its own unique culture, poetry and music, and unique natural environment. Moreover, thousands of years ago Crete was the centre of the earliest civilization in Europe. Plus, remember that it has one of the best beaches and resorts in Greece, and one of the most delicious foods. Do you still need any arguments why you should visit it? :)

3. Santorini

Santorini is deginitely one of the mоst famоus destіnatіоn іn Greece and оne оf the mоst recоgnіzable places іn the wоrld. Іts stunnіng pіcturesque vіews are attractіng vіsіtоrs frоm all оver the wоrld every year. They say, оnly a lazy traveler hadn’t been tо Santоrіnі, and belіeve it оr nоt, these vіews wоrth mіllіоns and we definitely recommend you to visit it, if you are choosing a destination for your next travel to Greece. This island makes you fall in love with their beauty, and this is definitely a place where you will want to come back again and again.

4. Meteora

The name Meteora can be translated as ""middle of the sky", "suspended in the air" or "in the heavens above", and such poetic names absolutely reflect the beauty of this places, one of the biggest and most important complexes of Greek Orthodox monasteries in Greece. It is listed as the UNESCO World Heritage Site under several criteria and is definitely one of the most amazing places in Greece that everyone has to see in his lifetime!

5. Athens

And of course, how not to mention Athens, the capital city of Greece and its political, cultural and historic centre. It is considered to be the birthplace of Classical Greece, and therefore of Western civilization. So this is an important place to visit if you want to see, to understand and to feel not only the Greek soul, but the soul of Europe generally. The number of historic and cultural sites in Athens is actually very big, so we definitely recommend you to take some more time for visiting Greek in order to see its beauty and learn its mysteries.

Conclusion

This list could be much much longer, because Greece has so many places to see, that you will just not stop wondering its beauty! Discover it, live the moment and experience the most memorable days of your life!

Author

Kate Makogon
Traveler and adventure seeker. Expert in travelling in Europe. Foodie and art lover. Can't stop wondering the beauty of this world.