Greece is famous for its rich monuments, white villages, sunny beaches, delicious cuisine and friendly atmosphere. Therefore, Greece is undoubtedly one of the best tourist destinations in Europe. But the reason why tourism exists preeminent is because of glittering beauty here. You will often find this beauty on many scattered islands, such as the little gems in the sea surrounding the Greek peninsula. Each attraction provides its own unique beauty, historical sites, nightlife scenes and cultural fun.
There are many places worth exploring. From the Ionian Islands in the west (including Kefalonia and Corfu) to the Aegean Sea, including Mykonos, Santorini, Kos and Rhodes. Then there is the pre-Greek culture of southern Crete. Back to the dry land, there are suitable spiritual landscapes everywhere. The Meteora monastery, the ruins of Delphi, and later the most famous is the capital of Athens and the Parthenon. The following are the best tourist attractions in Greece:
Cape Sounion is located at the southern tip of the Attica peninsula and is known as the seat of the ancient Greek temple of the god Poseidon at sea. The remains floated on the cape, surrounded by the sea on three sides. The site is the most popular daily tourist trip in Athens, and the sunset can be seen from the ruins.
Thessaloniki is the second-largest city in Greece and the capital of the Macedonia region in northern Greece. Live festivals, social events and a vibrant nightlife make the city the cultural capital of Greece. Thessaloniki is composed of a historic city centre and shopping district, from Byzantine-style walls, white towers and Turkish baths to colourful food markets, museums and art galleries, offering you new and old attractions. The nightlife of Thessaloniki is unparalleled. From mini-bars to night clubs and other entertainment venues, Thessaloniki offers a variety of services.
Zagori (Zagori) is a region of beautiful natural beauty, with stunning geological and national parks in northwestern Greece. Its lush forests and mountain ranges are surrounded by large rivers and scattered with traditional villages, many of which are large stone houses built in the late 18th century. The best way to visit the area is to walk along the many trails that connect the city. The simplest and most meaningful goal is the fascinating Vicos Strait.
Khalkidhiki (Halkidiki) is a triple peninsula near Thessaloniki city with excellent beaches. The three independent peninsulas can be summarized as follows: Cassandra has nightlife, Sithonia has beaches, and Athos has monks. Due to its proximity to Thessaloniki, Cassandra is more urbanized, while the quiet area of Sithonia hides camps, bays, and clear water. Both are popular with tourists from Greece and Eastern Europe. Most of the eastern peninsula belongs to the monastery community of Mount Athos. Reachable by boat, only open to male pilgrims.
Peloponnese is very similar to large leaves, traditionally called Morea, which means mulberry. The Peloponnese Peninsula is located at the southernmost tip of Europe and Greece. It is a large peninsula connected to the mainland via the Rio-Antirio Bridge. The Peloponnese peninsula is permeated with its long history of culture and ancient events and is interspersed with classical Greek temples, Venetian fortresses, Byzantine churches and Mycenae palaces. Among these ancient ruins is Olympia, where the first Olympic Games were held to commemorate Zeus.
After the Acropolis, Delphi is the most popular archaeological site in Greece. The ancient Greeks were located on the slopes of the magnificent Parnassus Mountain, about two and a half hours from Athens, and centred on Delphi. The oracle of Delphi dedicated to the god Apollo is very important. In ancient times, people came to this holy place to ask female priests for advice on a wide range of topics such as agriculture, relations, and politics. Important monuments and buildings in Delphi include the Temple of Apollo, the Athenian vault, the theatre, and the racetrack that once hosted the ancient Petia game.
The Greek word Meteora means “floating in the air“, which appropriately describes a steep slope of more than 1,200 feet (366 meters) in the atmosphere overlooking the villages of Kalambaka and Kastraki in the northern and central continents of Greece. What makes these hillsides more inspiring is the historic monastery floating along the peaks. The Meteora monastery dates back to the 14th and 16th centuries and was built by monks. They sought spiritual isolation and freedom from religious persecution.
Crete is the largest island in Greece. This vast land is in stark contrast. Its landscape ranges from the magnificent coastline to the mountains and the overhanging fields dotted with olive trees. The bustling metropolis is further scattered in a quiet city centred on outdoor cafes. Immersed in history, Crete still has the archaeological remains of many civilizations inhabited for many centuries.
For more than 3000 years, Athena has been widely regarded as the cradle of Western civilization and the birthplace of democracy. The city combines historical and modern features. Athens is famous for its monuments and archaeological monuments, such as the famous Acropolis, Parthenon, Ancient Agora and Dionysus Theater. However, Athena is not just an ancient ruin. This bustling city is also an important centre for business, culture and nightlife.
The beautiful and exotic Greek island attracts a large number of tourists every year, making it one of the best tourist destinations in the world. There are more than 2,000 islands to choose from, and you may be confused about their types and types. From beautiful beaches, ancient ruins, colourful ports and active volcanoes, the Greek islands have everything they deserve.
As part of the Cyclades, Santorini is one of the most beautiful islands and is one of the most popular attractions in Greece. Mykonos is also part of the Cyclades Islands, providing a modern and international community that combines traditional white houses and labyrinthine streets. Rhodes is located in the Aegean Sea off the coast of Turkey, the capital and largest island of the Dodecanese Islands, and is known for its beautiful beaches and historical importance. Corfu is the northernmost island of the Ionian Islands and is controlled by many foreign powers, especially Venice and the British, which reflects the island’s cultural and architectural style.