Unmissable places in Greece

Greece, which has the resources, cuisine and infrastructure that can satisfy the wants and needs of almost anyone, is one of the most popular travel destinations in the world. Here are the 15 best places to visit in Greece.

You can spend a day or two in Athens, which is both the capital of Greece and the largest city in the country. In addition to popular routes such as the Acropolis and the Parthenon, Exarchia is also worth a visit.
You can reach Milos, one of the most interesting Greek islands, with a single plane from Athens. Milos offers the opportunity to explore deserted beaches between steep cliffs and is the place for rest and relaxation.
Mykonos, one of Greece’s liveliest islands, is the place for beach parties, especially in the summer. On the other hand, the island also has beautiful beaches and historical spots, including the Kato Mili, four large windmills built by the Venetians in the 6th century.
Located in the northwest of Athens, about 2.5 hours by car, the city of Delphi is one of the routes that stands out for its historical texture. Here you can explore the remains of the Temple of Apollo, as well as several ancient theaters and stadiums that have been preserved for thousands of years.
You can spend the whole day relaxing and enjoying the beautiful beaches of Halkidiki in Northern Greece.
Visit Epidaurus on the northeastern tip of the Peloponnese. You should see the ancient theater built in the 4th century BC to honor the god of medicine Asklepios.
The beaches of Gythio are one of the best places to visit if you want to get away from it all. Filled with colorful houses and golden sand beaches, Gythio is also famous for the sea turtles that come to lay their eggs.
For incredible views, visit Meteora in Thessaly. There are also several monasteries included in the UNESCO World Heritage List within the huge rock formations that stretch towards the sky.
Sifnos, a small island accessible by ferry from Athens, is another destination known for its relaxed atmosphere.
Kefalonia is the largest of the islands in the Ionian Sea, located on the opposite side of Greece. On the other hand, Cephalonia has an Italian-inspired cultural texture as it was under the rule of Venice from the 16th to the 18th century.
Thanks to its proximity to Italy, Corfu has an abundance of Italian influences that are reflected in its architecture, food and lifestyle.
Thessaloniki, the second largest city in Greece, attracts attention with the house where Mustafa Kemal Atatürk was born, as well as many protected churches, Greek and Roman monuments, Ottoman structures and the entertainment center Ladadika in the old city center.
You can get a different view of the sea in Messolonghi, one of the hidden places from tourists on the west coast of Greece.
Located on the western side of the Peloponnese, Olympia is known as the site of the first Olympic Games. Here you can visit the ancient stadium, the temples of Zeus and Hera.
The small town, the administrative center of the province of Argolis in the Peloponnese, is the first capital of Greece after the disintegration of the Ottoman Empire and is one of its hidden treasures, which is not known by foreign tourists. Described by the Greeks as ‘the most romantic place in the land’, Nafplion resembles a movie set with its neoclassical houses, cafes, churches, bougainvillea gardens and mini squares. You can experience an incredibly romantic sunset by climbing the 18th century castle.

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