Greek Travel Guide
Greece is a country in southeastern Europe. The country dates back to around 800 BC. Greece has thousands of islands scattered throughout the Aegean Sea and Ioanian Sea and is home to historical landmarks, amazing landscapes, and beautiful beaches.
The capital city of Athens retains many landmarks, including the famous 5th century BC Acropolis. Throughout Greece you will find UNESCO World Heritage Sites including: the Temple of Apollo Epicurius, Mount Athos, the Medieval City of Rhodes, and Delos. Wherever you travel in Greece, you will be exposed to the history of Greece, whether it’s a village, building, monument, castle, or the ruins of a theatre.
The beaches of Greece are each unique in their own way. Santorini boasts black sand beaches due to the volcanic history of the island and some beaches at Mykonos Island are party beaches. No two beaches are alike throughout Greece, but the view will always be spectacular, whether you
Aside from the breathtaking sites, experience traditional Greek food and friendly locals. Whether you’re up for an active trip that includes lots of walking, water sports, and sight-seeing or you’re looking for a low-key vacation that includes lounging on the beach and slow strolls around the town squares sipping coffee, you’ll find what you’re looking for in Greece.
The country is home to many islands, cities, and small villages that are ready to be explored. Getting to Greece is possible from anywhere in the world. The most convenient way is by plane, but you can also take a cruise to the country depending on where you want to enter. Once in Greece, there are many ways to get around. You can fly or take a boat to the islands. Getting from city to city can be done by rental car, public transportation, or taxi.
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The Museum of Cycladic Art in Athens is a modern museum that opened in 1986. Cycladic art can be found elsewhere in Athens (at the National Archaeological Museum) bu... Read More
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If you’re travelling to Greece, you are likely going to find yourself flying into Athens International Airport – Eleftherios Venizelos. Since it is the national ... Read More
The Modern Greek Art Museum is located in the Knights’ Quarter of the Municipality of Rhodes, an area that contains most of the medieval historical sights o... Read More
One of the many highlights of a trip to Greece will be eating some of the delicious food. This is a chance to experience the culture at its finest! Dining out shoul... Read More
Mount Lykavittos [Grk: Λυκαβηττός, also sometimes referred to as Mount Lycabettus] prominently rises straight out of the center of Athens and is completely... Read More
The Ancient Agora, located north of the Acropolis in Athens is often overshadowed by the Acropolis but for eight centuries was the primary meeting place of the city.... Read More
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A trip to Athens isn’t complete without a visit to The Acropolis, which is visible from almost everywhere in the city. It is considered by some to be the most impo... Read More
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When people think of Athens Greece, they picture a bustling city where the modern life sits next to relics of the past. Although the city isn’t directly on the... Read More
The Greek capital of Athens is a hub of activity. Athens was the heart of ancient Greece and is still dominated by 5th-century BC landmarks. The city is popular with... Read More
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In Greece, football is the most popular sport. When visiting Thessaloniki, you will find this to be true. A visit to Toumba Stadium will be an experience you aren... Read More
The charming town of Parga is the ideal destination for friends, couples, and families. The small town is home to colorful hills that sit on the slopes of the mounta... Read More
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