Delphi archaeological site, the most important religious center in antiquity, is located in a peaceful natural setting on the southern slopes of Mount Parnassos. According to mythology, Zeus released two eagles in order to find the center of the world. The two eagles were met in Delphi, that’s why this place is considered the Navel of Earth.
Holidays in Greece are a choice for more and more travelers throughout the world, as Greece is well known for its natural beauty and its fascinating history. Being one of the few places in the world where you can find ancient ruins, picturesque whitewashed villages, perfect sandy beaches, countless islands, tasty local cuisines, and a friendly environment, the country is a perfect destination for everyone, regardless of age and interests.
Below, you may have a look at some of the Top 10 places you should visit while spending your holidays in Greece!
Santorini is a Greek island belonging to Cyclades Island complex. It is an exceptional island, which was formed after a massive volcanic eruption around 1450 BC. Due to its formation, the island was left with huge volcanic cliffs that overlook the Aegean Sea and create a very spectacular sight.
With so much to see and do in Athens, a visit to the Greek capital is one of the best travel experiences you can enjoy. In addition to the numerous attractions and activities that the city has to offer, Athens is also one of the best launching pads for one-day trips and excursions to other tourist hot spots outside the city. The day trips from Athens include island hopping to the nearest islands or areas in the Prefecture of Attica. Below you can read about the top one-day trips from Athens that you should experience when vacationing in the city.
If you visit Pelion, you will agree that it is one of the most beautiful mountainous areas in Greece and one of the most popular tourist destinations. It is estimated that it is visited by 3.5 million tourists annually who want to spend there their winter or summer holidays. Continue reading “Pelion – A Palette Of Sea And Mountain Colors”
One of the things that make Greece famous is the several islands that you can visit. Among these, are the Cyclades, a group of about 220 islands that are located in the Aegean Sea. Cyclades island hopping is an amazing experience. Their whitewashed houses, volcanic calderas, beautiful beaches, and the crystal blue waters of the Aegean Sea under the sparkling summer sun are enough to win anyone over.
If you are vacationing in Greece, you will certainly find really nice Greek souvenirs to take back home, either as a present for your loved ones or to keep them as reminiscent of your spectacular vacation. Need help on deciding what to buy? You may take a look at our recommended list with the best Greek souvenirs you can take back home.
The Greek tourist infrastructure climbed level thanks to the increased number of tourists spending their holidays in Greece, because of its attractive physical features. The increased number of visitors has led to an influx of tourist in hotels and studios. Many of them, know, now are interested in staying in fully furnished and equipped houses that are now being used as holiday rents. These rental houses with private swimming pool and sizeable gardens for nature walks are known as Villas. The demand for a villa in Greece rose when the villa owners adjusted their prices, which sparked a rise in demand for villas from the families and people who want to spend holidays in country houses. Continue reading “Tips For Choosing The Best Holiday Villa in Greece”
Spending holidays in Greece is an experience that you will remember for the rest of your life. Thanks to a vast range of landscapes, experiences, alternative activities, culinary delights and cultural elements, Greece offers plenty of reasons why it is worth the visit. 1. The Mediterranean climate The great climate of the country is an important incentive to visit destinations in Greece. The perfect climatic … Continue reading 8 Reasons You Should Spend Holidays In Greece!
Pontikonisi Pontikonisi, a green rock, in the middle of the sea, is the highlight among the sights of Corfu. It is gorgeous and you can have a magnificent view of this green island from the island of Vlacherna and the famous cannon of Corfu. In Odyssey of Homer, we learn that Corfu, was the last stop on the long-suffering journey of Odysseus back to Ithaca. … Continue reading Most Amazing Sights Of Corfu