Five Must See Greek Destinations; Are you visiting?

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Santorini: Santorini is a volcanic island in the Cyclades group of the Greek islands. Santorini is mostly famous for its dramatic views, stunning sunsets, the white-washed houses, and its very own active volcano. Fira, the capital of Santorini, is a marriage of Venetian and Cycladic architecture, of which has white cobblestone streets filled with shops, taverns, hotels and cafes, while clinging on the edge of the 1,300 ft high cliffs.

Parthenon, Acropolis: The Parthenon on top of the Acropolis is a very famous Greek tourist attraction and a visit to Athens is not a fulfilling one without visiting this temple. The construction of the Parthenon began in 447 BC, replacing an older temple that was destroyed by the Persians, and finally finished in 432 BC. During its long life the Parthenon has served as a temple, fortress, a church, a mosque and even as a powder magazine.

Mykonos: a cosmopolitan destination among the Greek islands and is highly credited as one of the best tourist attractions in Greece. Mykonos Town (Chora) is an aesthetic and beautiful Cycladic town with a maze of tiny streets and whitewashed steps lanes. It is also known for its sandy beaches and diverse and intense nightlife as evidenced by a vast number of bars and nightclubs for tourists and civilians alike.

Delphi Theatre: home to the sanctuary and oracle of Apollo. The ancient theatre of Delphi was built on a hill giving entertainment watchers a view of the entire sanctuary and the spectacular landscape below. It was built at first in the 4th and could seat 5,000 spectators. Today it is one of the top tourist attractions in all of Greece.

Mount Athos: Stunning and gorgeous landscaping, Mount Athos is a mountain and a peninsula in northern Greece. The peninsula, the easternmost “leg” of the larger Halkidiki peninsula houses up to 1,400 monks in 20 Eastern Orthodox monasteries.

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