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Visiting Greece

Greece is one of the world’s most popular tourist destinations – ranking in the world’s top 20 countries. The country’s beaches and reliable sunny summer weather coupled with its nightlife, historical sites and natural beauty are what attract tourists. Let’s have a look at some of the more prominent places to see or do when visiting Greece:

Athens City Sightseeing : This enchanting capital of Greece has loads to offer with its many modern and classical sites. Its wonderful culture makes the city a centre for philosophy, learning and the arts. From Acropolis and Parthenon, Tower of Winds, Panathinaikos Stadium to the New Royal Palace, to the Temple of the Olympian Zeus and Zappeion Gardens, you’ll see why Greece is such a tourist top spot.

Zakynthos: For beaches, sun and relaxation, Zakynthos is your place. The island, named after Zacynthos, son of legendary Arcadian chief Dardanos has a thriving tourism industry. Its northern and eastern shores contain numerous wide sandy beaches that are always packed with tourists in summer months. One amazing small beach here in the north is the Xigia beach that has underwater springs rich in sulphur, giving it a characteristic odour.

Santorini: Santorini is famous for its dramatic view – with the island essentially the remains after an enormous volcanic explosion. It is also famous for its stunning sunsets from Oia town, its strange white aubergine, the town of Thira and naturally its very own active volcano.

There are also naturally fantastic beaches such as the beach of Perissa, the black pebble beach of Kamari, white beach and red beach. The Greek island of Santorini also beckons visitors to explore the beautiful Aegean waters framed by steeped cliffs rising hundreds of feet skyward.

Mykonos Island Tour: It is probably the most popular Greek island due to its cosmopolitan atmosphere, its nightlife and gay community, as well as its magnificent golden sandy beaches with transparent waters. Besides these, Mykonos Island also has small white painted houses lined in paved alleys and hundreds of little family churches.

All in all, Greece is such a beautiful place that one should visit at least once during one’s lifetime. It has so much to offer to say the least.

 

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Comments


  1. comment by: lakis velotris on Jul 17 at 15:46

    If Greeks Trojan Horsed their budget, who trusts their beach and food hygiene?


  2. comment by: Albert on Mar 15 at 08:18

    This of course one of the best and i can always make forward to it now. it's really one of the best. thanks


  3. comment by: Jessica on Apr 30 at 14:55

    This is really good published article. Such a great yet interesting post. Thank you very much for sharing this useful stuff.


  4. comment by: Clara on Jun 12 at 13:23

    It's no wonder that Greece is one of the most popular tourist destinations, it's a beautiful country with breathtaking landscapes and of course, crystal clear waters. It doesn't matter what destination you'll choose, Greece will definitely give you your dream getaway.


  5. comment by: Cassie45 on Jun 12 at 16:33

    It's no wonder that Greece is one of the most popular tourist destinations, it's a beautiful country with breathtaking landscapes and of course, crystal clear waters. It doesn't matter what destination you'll choose, Greece will definitely give you your dream getaway.


  6. comment by: azaliaB on Jul 23 at 12:24

    I bet that visiting Greece is on everyone's bucket list, mine as well. Why wouldn't it be, when everything about Greece is breathtaking, especially Santorini. I'm planing to enjoy everything Santorini has to offer, but only after my return from Phuket, next week!

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