Top Places to Visit in Greece
There are a lot of stunning places to see in Greece, from rocky snow-capped mountains and prehistoric remnants to greenish blue waters and white sandy seaside, Greece can offer you loads of beautiful sites.
In no particular order, here is our list of the best places to visit in Greece.
Perhaps one of the most notable places to visit in Turkey. Santorini is the diamond of the Aegean. Countless people visit here and say there’s nothing like Santorini.
Known for its impressive sunsets from Oia town and remarkable beaches, such as the beach of Perissa and black pebble beach of Kemari. You can go for swim in the beautiful deep blue water, walk around the attractive villages and dine in the fine restaurants, Santorini is the place to be!
Formed over the centuries by many different cultures, Nafplio often dubbed the most romantic destination in Greece. This place is nearby Athens, more likely two hours drive. Nafplio a home to an Archeological museum that means it’s a perfect place to learn about Greek history. Their museum a venetian building and located on Syntagma Square it features some of the oldest vestiges of the Paleolithic Era and includes precious stones, garments, sculptures, ceramics and rare artifacts from the Neolithic Period.
If you are a walking enthusiast then this place is best for you. Explore the Old town’s heart, with its maze of narrow and winding streets, hidden squares and stunning neoclassical mansions, while million-dollar yachts bob in the harbor next to you.
When talking about history there are few cities who can proudly say what happened and what they did long way back. One of which is Athens – the origin of democracy and recognized as the founder of western civilization – you should be here when visiting Greece.
Athens bursting with Greek tradition and is ample with eye-catching sites like the Parthenon, Plaka district and Temple of Zeus. There are so many things to do in Athens, you will never get bored there!
Another destination for history lovers, wanna hear some story about Delphi? Okay, according to the ancient myth Zeus set free 2 eagles, one from the east and the other from the west and result them to fly toward the center. They met at the future site of Delphi, and the place was marked by a stone namely the Omphalos (navel), which was later housed in the Temple of Apollo.
Take a walk in leisurely way in this historical spot and bring yourself back to a time where oracle and kings bowed before the Temple of Apollo.
This one is different, Meteora is one of a kind places to visit not just in Greece but in Europe in general. Those buildings are not just common houses, but those are some most breathtaking Orthodox churches and was recognized by the UNESCO as world heritages status in Art and for Nature.
Meteora is accurately encouraging, and sensational setting of formidable rock arrangement. This is a place that you want to visit annually!
When talking about most beautiful beaches in Greece, Skiathos is home for it. This place is best for its beach and night life. You can easily understand why travelers in the recent year asking for itinerary Skiathos that is because of their crystal clear water and white sandy beaches, followed with some unforgettable nightspots.
Despite of many people visiting here, the place still filled with beauty. So if you are a nature lover then this place is your dream.
Regular car ferries take more travel time from Skiathos to Athens but are definitely the most popular and cheapest ones! Especially on day trips, normal ferries are a relaxing way to travel between Skiathos and Athens, with all the fantastic sea views and the sea breeze someone can enjoy from the decks!
High speed ferries are smaller and a bit more expensive but they cut the travel time from Skiathos to Athens almost in half! Occasionally there are high speed ferries from Skiathos to Athens available that can transport vehicles.
White sandy beaches? Nightlife? Skiathos is not the only one in Greece who can offer you on it. Zakythnos can give you that and on top of that was recognized as one of the most beautiful place in Mediterranean as a whole.
If you want to take a photo that is instagrammable then visit this place because this spot is a home for photography. The Shipwreck Cove (Navagio Beach) This alone can give you excitement and will be a part of your bucket list!
There are 3 ways to get from Athens to Zakynthos by bus and ferry, car, car ferry, or plane!
These are the places that’s best for your vacation in Greece but there’s a lot more to see and experience when visiting this country. Travel with RDV Voyage for your tailor made trip and ask for itinerary.