Blue skies and endless coastlines, Greece is alive with passion, music, inspiring cuisine, and thrill-seeking adventure.
From the Ionian Islands in the west to the pre-Hellenic culture of Crete to the South, and not forgetting the breathtaking scenic views of the mainland, Greece offers a wealth of mesmerizing places to visit.
Here's a look at 10 of our favourite places you have to see in Greece.
Inhabited for more than 3000 years, Athens is a heady mix but with equal measures of history and beauty.
The birthplace of democracy, this city stretches across the ages and overflows with Greek culture - filled with spectacular sites such as the Parthenon and the Temple of Zeus.
Not only will you be spoilt for choice when it comes to places to see but the authentic food will have you drooling for more - one of the many reasons why Athens is always at the top of our list.
You'll either love it or love it even more - its multicoloured hill tops and white Cycladic houses will take your breath away. It's an island with a fascinating history, amazing beaches, hot springs, excellent wineries, and quality restaurants.
Did you know that the whole complex of Santorini islands is still an active volcano and possibly the only volcano in the world whose crater is the sea - perched at the rim of this massive volcano in the middle of the sea, is one of the most sort after places for a romantic getaway.
Thousands of tourists flock to Santorini each year, drawn in by its beauty and leaves knowing there is nowhere else like it.
This spacious land of contrasting colour will allure you with its beauty and range of stunning coastlines, rugged mountains and rolling countryside.
Take in all of Crete's splendou-r with a driving tour, or trek through Europe's largest gorge, hike to the cave where Zeus was born, or even cycle among orchids on the Lasithi Plateau.
From its spirited people with their unique culture and customs to the heaven worthy food paired with excellent local wine - whatever you decide to do, Crete will leave a lasting footprint in your travel diaries.
Dramatic coastlines and landscapes of colourful and surreal rock formations are where you'll find Milos.
Although famous for something that technically isn't there, the secret to this Cycladic Island is the unique geology and its wealth of gorgeous beaches, including Sarakiniko with its surreal white landscapes.
The island of Milos is unique and memorable and will have you leaving with photos that will wow your family and friends back home.
Shaped like a large leaf and traditionally called Morea, you'll find Peloponnese located in the southernmost region of both Europe and Greece.
Peloponnese echoes ancient culture and events from its history - among some of the ruins in Peloponnese you'll find Olympia, where the first Olympic games were hosted in honour of Zeus.
Here you'll find tangible traces of many civilizations that once called it home, witnessed in its temples, palaces, cities, and fortresses - a truly unworldly experience.
At the foot of Mount Parnassos, within the angle formed by the twin rocks of Pheadriades lies the sanctuary of Delphi.
Located about two and a half hours from Athens, Delphi is one of Greece's most popular archaeological sites, and once revered by the ancient Greeks as the centre of the Earth and dedicated to the god, Apollo - Delphi was an important oracle.
The oracle of Delphi has been etched into Greek history - and the temple of Apollo still stands and is one of the highlights if you make your way to Delphi.
Take your time and stroll through the ruins and transport yourself back to a time of lyrical beauty.
The word Meteora means, "suspended in air" which is fitting and aptly describes the spectacular cliffs that rise into air overlooking the villages of Kalambaka and Kastraki.
These towering sandstone pillars have monasteries that are perched right at the top million of years ago - most of which were constructed during the Middle Ages.
As one of the most spectacular, must-see sights in Greece, these monasteries not only offer indescribable views of the surrounding landscape but also a unique perspective of the medieval monastic life.
This could very well be one of Greece's best-kept secrets and has some of the best stretches of sand - the perfect blend of modern luxury and archaic history.
Here you'll find the gold sandy beaches of the Sithonia headland, the resorts and restaurants of Kassandra, and the mysterious Athos - home to some of the iconic monastic communities in Greece.
When combined, all three headlands make the perfect retreat, and the best part of Halkidiki its relatively crowd free!
Steeped in tradition and relatively untouched, Skyros is a great choice for an idyllic getaway.
The north of Skyros is rolling in farmland and pine forest whereas the south is characterized by hills and rocky shoreline.
Our tip for Skyros - keep an eye out and your camera ready for its legendary wild horses.
Along with its rich culture and heritage, this island boasts in rugged mountains and some of the best beaches.
Corfu is the perfect holiday destination if you're looking for some time out away from the typically crowded tourist sights - isolated beaches stretch all along its winding coast, and with so many beaches on offer, you'll easily find your own spot of paradise.
Other than its white sandy beaches, you'll find picturesque towns and villages that are perfect for exploring.
With its sparkling white beaches, crystal clear waters and ancient sites, Greece offers you a wide range of exotic places to visit, but no matter where you go or what you decide to do, Greece always lives up to the hype!
This week-long Greece tour explores the Athens Acropolis, Argolis & the beautiful Mediterranean coastal town of Nafplion, ancient sites of Mycenae, Olympia and Delphi, and the amazing scenery and clifftop monasteries at Meteora.
This great 10-day tour perfectly combines classic Greece, including visits to Athens, Mycenae, Olympia & Delphi, with the clifftop monasteries at Meteora and the scenic beaches & villages of the volcanic island of Santorini
This short 5-day budget Greece tour provides a great taste of the ancient history, culture and spectacular scenery the country has to offer, concentrating on Athens, Delphi and the amazing mountaintop monasteries at Meteora.
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