Places to Visit in Greece: 10 Must-See Greek DestinationsJune 16, 2021
Places To Visit in Greece
In this week’s video we’re going to share with you, our top 10 best places to visit in Greece.
If you’re looking for a romantic holiday, or just a fascinating archipelago to travel around, then look no further than Greece.
With that, let’s get started with this list of our top 10 best places to visit in Greece.
1. Santorini (0:36)
Santorini is definitely one of the most visited places in Greece thanks to the infamous whitewashed buildings of Eeya, which spill down the cliffs off the northwest side of the island.
If you’re planning a trip to Santorini, click the link to read our blog post all about the top 15 best things to do in Santorini.
2. Crete (1:29)
Crete is another one of Greece’s most popular islands, and for good reason.
At over 95 kilometres wide, Crete is the countries largest island, so it’s no surprise that there is a lot to do here.
If you’re heading to Greece, Crete should be on your itinerary for sure.
3. Corfu (2:26)
A Lush interior, pristine coastline, unique rock formations and a romantic capital city make this one of the most breathtaking islands in the Archipelago.
I recommend renting a boat while you’re in Corfu. It will cost you around €80 per day plus gas, but you don’t need a boat license and you can rip around to different hidden coves and bays to have a slice of paradise to yourself.
4. Zakynthos (3:16)
Number 4 on this list of the best places to visit in Greece is Zakynthos.
Many travellers from the UK and parts of Europe have already discovered this Ionian beauty, which lies west of mainland Greece, but for North Americans and travellers from other parts of the world, this could be the first time you’re hearing about it.
If you’re planning to visit Zante, check out our Zakynthos Travel Guide:
5. Athens (4:05)
What can I say about Athens? The oldest capital in the world never disappoints visitors.
Click the link for a list of our top 27 things to do in Athens:
6. Meteora (4:56)
The only other place on this list that is on Mainland Greece, Meteora is a must-see place for all visitors to Greece.
If you want to visit a place with some of the most dramatic landscapes and fascinating history in Greece, then don’t miss Meteora.
7. Chios (5:37)
With medieval villages, a unique culture, welcoming locals, exquisite beaches – including one of the best that we found in Greece – and delicious traditional food what’s not to love?!
8. Lesvos (6:23)
Lesvos is an Adventure lover’s, history buff’s and nature seeker’s paradise.
From the mountainous pottery-filled village of Agiasos in the south and the ancient towns of Petra and Mithymna in the north to the Petrified Forest in the west and the neoclassical architecture of Mytilene in the east, there’s no shortage of places to visit in Lesvos.
If you’re planning to visit Lesvos, click the link to check out our blog post
9. Kefalonia (7:04)
Kefalonia is The biggest of the Ionian Islands and it is as diverse as it is vast.
From the farmland and vineyards of the Paliki Peninsula to the sheer cliffs and rocky shoreline of the north, this island is filled with surprises.
The water here is so blue that it looks like there are neon lights placed on the bottom of the sea!
10. Paros (7:50)
Last and not least on this list is little Paros Island.
Here You’ll find ancient, medieval ruins and monuments, picturesque whitewashed towns and villages, and no shortage of tavernas bars and cafes. You can expect all of this, plus reasonable prices, excellent tourist facilities and friendly people who know the true meaning of hospitality.
If you’re planning on heading to Paros, click the link below to read our blog post:
Some Photos are Courtesy of Shutterstock:
– Knossos palace at Crete By: Timofeev Vladimir
– Mysterious hanging over rocks monasteries of Meteora, Greece By: leoks
– Meteora By: Pencho Tihov
– Pieria prefecture By: Heracles Kritikos
– Traditional greek street on Paros island, Greece By: Svetlana Ryajentseva
– Local church of Naoussa village at Paros island in Greece against the full moon By: Bill Anastasiou
– Beautiful street on Paros Island, Greece By: Svetlana Ryajentseva
– Paros written on sandy beach By: Gts
– View of beautiful valley, Paros island, Greece By: Arsenie Krasnevsky
– Ancient amphitheater, Paros island, Cyclades, Greece By: RAndrei
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