Located to the south of the Balkan Peninsula, Greece is a popular and most beautiful tourist locations and is visited each year by thousands of tourists and holidaymakers. Greece is bordered with the Mediterranean (south), Ionian Sea (west), Aegean Sea (east), Bulgaria (north east), Albania (northwest) and Macedonia (north).
Apart from its wonderful Greek archeology and historical treasures, there's a lot more to explore in Greece.
Places to visit in Greece
From architectural rich Athens to amazing island with Mediterranean coastlines, there is so much to see when touring Greece.
Athens is one of the major tourist spots in Greece and has so much to make your holiday in Greece a worthwhile. Acropolis in Athens has been quite successful in capturing hundreds of tourist and visitors everyday. The mind-blowing architecture of acropolis and Plaka is surely going to take your breath away. Athens is also famous for its military ceremony of changing guards, which takes place at the background of residence of president. From amazing museums to sparking night clubs, Athens has lot to its plate to serve to visitors holidaying in Greece.
It is another of famous tourist spots which attracts many visitors holidaying in Greece. The city is quite known for its beautiful and Byzantine designed churches, which are also among the world heritage sites as per the list of UNESCO. The archeological museum of the city is bound to amaze you with its collection of gold jewelry from the era of Macedonia as well as the antique marble statues.
Known for its elegance, decadence and wealthy assets, Corinth is surrounded with a marvelous theater, beautiful temples and a museum. You can also visit and explore the huge castle, Acrocorinth, at the top designed with the Turkish, Byzantine and Venetian touch
This site is known worldwide as the home as well as place of birth of Olympics. Visitors and tourists across the world, when visiting Greece, come to Olympia to experience a walk or run at the tracks of Olympic.
Built in 14th century by the knights of St. John, this ancient town has a striking features of old times and holds attractions like 'Hamam' of 16th century, stunning mosques and a gothic fortress of 'The Grand Masters'.
This attraction of Greece is a great way to add fun to your holiday in Greece with striking nightlife, restaurants, stylish bars, top most luxury hotels and riverside nightclubs.
Peninsula of Mount Athos
This self-governed state of monks has a history that goes as far as 1060. With almost twenty monasteries and 1700 monks, Mount Athos allows only male visitors or tourist. You can always make it as a destination and enjoy the boat trip around the peninsular region, when holidaying in Greece.
Due to its Mediterranean, Aegean and Ionian coastline, Greece has amazing islands that could cater to your need of sun, sand and adventure in your holiday in Greece. Some of the famous islands in Greek land are Crete, Santorini and Ios. Large numbers of visitors and tourists come to these Greek islands and their port lands to enjoy their Greek holiday. You can go scuba diving, hiking, climbing as well as enjoy many other water sports. The Port lands of these islands also have amazing architecture to soothe you eyes.
Best time holiday in Greece
The best time to holiday in Greece is usually in summer or the months between May to July. During the months of November to January, it is usually cold due to the rainy and chilly weather. But you can visit Greece anytime of the year if you are someone who is more interested in Greek archeology and cultural sightseeing.