Greece is well known for its sunny blue skies, blue waters, white washed villages, clean beaches, great cuisines, ancient ruins and the friendliest atmosphere. No wonder, it is one of the most sought after holiday destinations in the world. Greece is one of the top travel destinations in the Europe travel list.

Greece has a large number of islands, each of them providing a unique scenic beauty. Every island has its own share of ancient and historical buildings, beaches, mountains and cultural delights like authentic food and music.

If you are planning to visit Greece on your next holiday, then here is a list of the top 5 destinations that you must include in your exploration list

1. Athens

5 Enchanting Places to Visit in GreeceAthens must be in your list if you are in for cultural as well as historical exploration. Athens tells the story of Greece’s downfall in the most beautiful way possible. It has evolved to one of the most beautiful destinations with time and has become the ultimate tourist destination.

Apart from the information it provides regarding the history of Greece in form of Acropolis museum, it also informs you about the cultural values of Greece. If you roam the streets of Monastiraki or take a stroll in Anafiotika you can even end up at the Mediterranean island.

2. Hydra

Hydra

Hydra is an island which is not only known for being unique but also for being located extremely close to Athens. Hence after exploring Athens you can easily proceed to travel in Hydra. It is best known for its restaurant chains and linings and multi cuisine food.

Cars or motors are not allowed in this island, but you can easily get horse or a bicycle on rent at cheap rates.

3. Delphi

Delphi

Delphi is the second most popular archeological site in Greece to visit after Acropolis in Athens. Delphi is two-hour travel from Athens and is an excellent place to visit if you are interested in exploring historical ruins of Greece.

Delphi was once believed to be the center of the Earth in ancient times and it is dedicated to the Greek God Apollo. It used to be a hub for priests and priestesses and people would come here seeking all kinds of advice.

Few locations to visit in Delphi are, the Apollo Temple, the theatre, the Athenian Treasury and hippodromes which used to conduct ancient Grecian games.

4. Crete

Crete

Crete is the largest island in Greece and is renowned for beautiful sceneries which include extended coastlines, huge mountains and country-side boulevards with olive tree plantations.

This island has everything, from big hotels to small villages to cafes and restaurants. It was one of the first islands to get civilized and is a must visit for every tourist.

5. Santorini

santorini, greece

Santorini is a place you must visit if you are looking for beautiful scenes forged by geographical ruins. It has cliffs created from volcanic eruptions paired with the legendary white washed villages.

The famous town has everything you need to know about, vineyards, cafes, museums and what not.

All you need is a rented bike and the will to explore.

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