Points of Interest in Greece
Greece has a number of popular cities and destinations that truly satisfy any traveler's tastes — be it those looking for history, beaches, wine tasting, medieval structures, nightlife or even archeological digs. It is one of the world's most popular tourist destinations, with some major cities or points of interests to include, but not limited to the gems below:
Points of Interest in Greece: Athens
The country's largest, most influential metropolitan center, and also the capital city, Athens, is most known for the Parthenon. Athens was built in honor of the goddess, Athena. It is one of the world's oldest cities, with recorded history dating back nearly 3,400 years.
Points of Interest in Greece: Delphi
Delphi is home to the famous oracle of Apollo, which is a major archaeological site.
Points of Interest in Greece: Mykonos
Mykonos, often compared to Ibiza, touts a cosmopolitan lifestyle, sophisticated nightlife and picturesque villages — all adding to its allure.
Points of Interest in Greece: Thasos
Thasos is one of the smaller islands with a big reputation thanks — in part — to the treasures of its natural beauty, rich history, character and local color.
Points of Interest in Greece: Santorini
Santorini is a volcanic island known for its beautiful views, towns, and sunsets. With its popular black volcanic beaches and infamous Red Beach, Santorini offers picturesque views, eclectic cuisine, a bustling nightlife and excellent wines.
Points of Interest in Greece: Crete
Crete, the largest and most populated of the Greek islands, with a population of over 500,000 inhabitants, boasts the most temperate climate, and mountainous views; it’s no wonder this is the jewel of the Greek Islands tourism list.
With sites such as the Acropolis in Athens; Archaeological sites of Delphi, Olympia and Mystras; the medieval city of Rhodes; and Mount Athos, Greece is also home to approximately 17 UNESCO World Heritage Sites (8 tentative).
It’s a true paradise of endless possibilities!