Top 15 Greece Tourist Places to Visit
With above sixty islands, historic sites which have been preserved from centuries, lovely beaches, mountain ranges, touring Greece, is one of the best experiences that you can gift yourself with. Greece is one of the most popular tourist’s spots. Throughout Greece there are a lot of remains from the ancient civilizations which gives us the knowledge of how lives were before.
Athens is the capital city of Greece and also an important place for the administrative departments. This city is one of the oldest in the world and it is known to be over 3000 years old. The city has been a major contribution to Western culture that too from the olden times. It is not only administratively important with all the financial and judicial matters but is also has a religious significance. Athens is known to be the birthplace of many philosophers like Socrates, Pericles and Sophocles.
Santorini is a volcanic island, which falls under the Cyclades group of Greek islands. It is well renowned due to its amazing picturesque, msmerizing beauty of the sunsets and the white-washed houses which are lined up, one after another. Fira the capital of Santorini shows a unique blend of Venetian and Cycladic architecture.
Corfu, lying off the coasts of Albania and the Greek area of the Epirus is one of the most significant islands of the Ionian. The hill, beautified in green, ranges from 2 to 20 km. The hills are at a height of 906 meter to 973 feet. It has a mild climate with colorful flowers and all this makes Corfu a very peaceful and pleasant holiday destination.
4. Myrtos Beach:
Myrtos Beach is situated in the north west of Kefalonia. They are known for their magical colors of the water and attract thousands of tourists. The turquoise colors of the sea set a contrast against the bright white of the smooth marble pebbles of the beach, giving all the visitors an amazing time. The steep mountains and tall cliffs behind Myrtos beach only add to its beauty.
Epidaurus is an ancient theater in Greece which provides one of the best treat to the eye, especially for people who take interest in art. This place can accommodate 15,000 spectators but still has been kept well maintained. This theater dates back 2,000 years and is a very popular tourist’s attraction. This gives an amazing glimpse of the ancient Greek life.