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Best places to visit in Greece

Greece is one of the oldest countries in the world, and due to its rich history and amazing landscapes, it needs to be on your Bucket list. It is filled with a number of places that you can visit, from ancient ruins to secret beaches that only a few people know about.

Check out everything in this list of Best Places to visit in Greece!

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Mykonos

One of the most popular islands in Greece, Mykonos offers a romantic and charming feel to the fullest. Its Iconics windmills have become the center of attraction of this city.

Mykonos restaurant next to ocean

Besides the rich culture, Mykonos offers some of the most beautiful beaches and the best food in Greece. Visit Aegean Maritime Museum, Rarity Gallery, Kalafatis Beach, or the beautiful Church of Paraportiani.

Best Hotels in Mykonos:

Santorini

Santorini view from the Hotel with ocean and cruise in background

The most popular place in Greece next to Athens, Santorini is known for its Blue and White houses that overlook the beautiful sea and offer amazing sunset and sunrise views. At Santorini, there are several ancient monasteries, churches, cathedrals, monuments, and buildings which add to the character of the place.

Best Hotels in Santorini:

Athens

A capital city of Greece, Athens has been one of the top European travel destinations for years now, with modern subways, spotless streets, well-manicured parks, remarkable freeways, and ultra-warm people.

Girl sitting on a rock in from of Parthenon in Athens
Girl posing in front of entrance to Parthenon

With all of that Athens is a historical city filled with places to visit from From the pillars of the Acropolis to the Temple of Zeus, to Mount Lycabettus and the Greek temple of Erechtheum, there are many places to visit.

Best Hotels in Athens:

Zakynthos

Known to have some of the best nightlife in Greece, Zakynthos is one of the most beautiful pšlaces to visit in the entire Mediterranean. With clear water, sandy beaches, and huge white cliffs, Zakynthos has an amazing beauty.

Shipwreck at Zakyntos in Greece

Besides that, Zakynthos is home to one of the most photographed spots in Greece, the incredibly beautiful Shipwreck Cove. Otherwise known as Navagio beach, this alone makes Zakynthos a must-visit destination.

Best Hotels in Zakynthos:

Crete

Crete Lighthouse next to ocean

The largest of the Greek Islands, Crete is a place that has almost everything from stunning coastline to rugged mountains and rolling countryside dotted with olive trees. With parts still in history, Crete still bears archaeological traces of the many civilizations that inhabited it down through the centuries.

Best Hotels in Crete:

Corfu

Boats and ocean at Corfu, Greece

With rich culture and heritage, this island has rugged mountains and some of the best beaches in Greece, Corfu is an amazing place to visit. If you ever googled Corfu, it is in most situations in the top 10 places to visit in Greece.

Best Hotels in Corfu:

Meteora

Located in northern Greece, Meteora is home to some of the world’s most spectacular Orthodox churches, with Meteora Monasteries being one of the few UNESCO world heritage sites that have been given a double status.

Best Hotels in Meteora:

Rhodes

Ruins in Rhodes in Greece

Rhodes is an island located right off the southwestern coast of Turkey and is one of the Greek Islands’ most visited spots. Having one of the best swimming spots in Greece, Rhodes is a perfect place for everybody, from backpackers to rich tourists.

Best Hotels in Rhodes:

Thessaloniki

Rock made tower in Thessaloniki Greece

This second-largest city in Greece, Thessaloniki features lively festivals, social events and buzzing nightlife make this city the cultural capital of Greece. Thessaloniki offers an amazing mix of old and new attractions from its Byzantine walls, White Tower, and Turkish baths to colorful food markets, museums, and art galleries.

Best Hotels in Thessaloniki:

Delphi

Delphi is Greece’s most popular archaeological site, with being located about two and half hours from Athens. The slopes of the awe-inspiring Mount Parnassus, Delphi was once revered by the ancient Greeks as the center of the earth. Dedicated to the god, Apollo, Delphi was an important oracle.

Deplhi Greece Ruins

Some of the most popular ruins include the Temple of Apollo, the Athenian Treasury, the theater, and the hippodrome that once hosted events of the ancient Pythian Games.

Best Hotels in Delphi:

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Hello! I’m Sara, a Croatian native. I’ve traveled all over the world and have knocked out some amazing cities and countries off my bucket list.

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