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8 things to do when you are in Greece
8 things to do when you are in Greece
8 things to do when you are in Greece

Greece is an amazing country, which has a lot of beautiful places that every tourist should definitely visit. There are so many interesting things in this country that it is not so easy to make an excursion program, but there are special sights. This overview and what to see and what you need to know about Greece.

Visit to the Acropolis

There are a lot of Acropolis on the territory of the country, but the most famous one, which is visited by a large number of tourists, is located in Athens. It is located in the very center of the city and is an ensemble of ancient buildings, including the Propylaea, the Erechtheion, the Parthenon.

Walk in Plaka

Plaka is one of the oldest districts in Athens, where many buildings are erected on antique foundations. You need to take a leisurely stroll around this area in order to enjoy the harmonious multi-colored facades, go to a shop for souvenirs, sit and relax in a local tavern.

Visit to Mount Olympus

This mountain is a symbol of Greece, on which, according to ancient myths, the gods lived. Olympus is not just a mountain, but a whole mountain complex. There are a large number of hotels in the district that are ready to receive visitors at any time of the year. Fans of extreme sports can try to climb the mountain, but you need to do this only when you are confident in your abilities.

Visit the statue of Aristotle

A statue in honor of the famous philosopher Aristotle is located in Thessaloniki. If possible, you should definitely come to her and hold on to the finger of the stone sage. There is a belief that in this way you can take away a part of Aristotle's knowledge.

Temples of Meteora

Traveling in Greece, you should visit the town of Kalambaka, over which huge rocks hang. It is on these rocks that Meteora is located - a complex of six temples. This sacred place is visited by many believers, but ordinary tourists do not refuse to visit there to admire the most beautiful views from the rocks.

Walks around the island of Santorini

This island is called one of the most beautiful in Greece. There is a legend that Santorini is part of Atlantis, and all because more than 5 thousand years ago the Minoan civilization of the island was destroyed by a volcanic eruption. Now nothing reminds of those events. The warm climate, beautiful white houses on the rocks and the beautiful waters of the Aegean Sea create only positive impressions. If you want to visit Cyprus, then you can go to it directly from Santorini.

Visit to Navaggio bay

This is not only the most beautiful bay in Greece, it is one of the most beautiful bays in the whole world. Arriving here, tourists find complete tranquility, facilitated by caves, rocks, white sand and blue water.

Spinalonga Island Tour

In the 16th century, a Venetian fortress was erected on the island, which protected part of the land from pirate attacks. At the beginning of the 20th century, patients with leprosy were brought to the island to the leper colony that had opened here. The life of the island's population began to improve after the Americans invented a cure for this disease in 1948. Now tourists can come to the island by paying two euros; for a tour of Spinalonga and the history of the island, you will need to pay extra.

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