Planning a vacation this summer to a place with culture, history and everything from beaches to beautiful nightlife and food? Then why not visit one of the most extravagant counties in Southeastern Europe, Greece. Whether you’re off for a trip with the family, or on a romantic getaway this outstanding location is the leading place for a holiday spot for Eastern Europeans. Being such a captivating site it is filled with some of the most glamorous beaches, vivid vegetation and above all amazing culture, so if you’re unfamiliar with this Country and what it has to offer, we composed a list of some of the most sought-after places you should pay a visit to.
Santorini is the name of one of the Cyclades islands in the Aegean Sea. Many people call it the best island in Greece, famous for its extravagant views, stunning sunsets and volcanic creations that are parallel to none. Santorini will no doubt charm you with its little villages placed on top of the cliffs, while on the edge of the caldera it has the most amazing and rather unusual multi colored beaches. Santorini is honeymoon heaven for young couples as it has some of the most jaw dropping sunsets which you can enjoy with a glass of Santorini’s finest wines.
Greece’s largest island, known for its diverse terrain it’s a place filled with everything from delicious Greek food, great history and stunning scenery. Crete is the crown jewel of the Mediterranean, home of the modern European civilization and the birthplace of Zeus, the king of the Olympian Gods. If you’re into activities in nature it is definitely the place to visit, offering the best places for canyon hiking while showing immersing beauty from Crete’s gorges. And let’s forget the beaches, as beaches like Balos fall short only to the Caribbean.
Mykonos like Santorini, is also an island from the Cyclades group in the Aegean Sea. It is said that it was formed on the bodies of the giants killed by Hercules, taking the name of the grandson of Apollo. Among other this this place is widely known for its excessive nightlife and summer party atmosphere. Often called the Ibiza of Greece, no doubt it is one of the best places to party in the world. Amazing beaches, food and scenery make it the top place for people around the world, including a lot of celebrities and high-end people pay a visit regularly.
Athens Greece, otherwise known as the birthplace of democracy and the hearth of Ancient Rome, inhabited over 3000 years ago. It is famous for the archaeological ruins and monuments, such as the Parthenon, the Theatre of Dionysos and the famous Acropolis. Athens isn’t only well known for its historical sites and culture heritage, as it’s also the center for high-end business owners. Being dominated by BC landmarks and ancient buildings, it is the best place to immerse in the culture of Greece.