Things to see in Greece

Tips from real travelers about attractions and what to see in Greece.
  • Santorini (Thira)
    Santorini
    Santorini (Thira) in Santorini
    Fira is the capital of Santorini, a small island in an archipelago of volcanic islands in the Aegean. If you arrive by boat, you'll see a small town "hanging" off the side of a mountain that seems incredible. Keep in mind that you'l...
  • Corfu
    Corfu
    Corfu in Corfu
    The high temperatures in Corfu in the summer afternoon twice made us think to ourselves that we should go up to the old fort, take a photograph from afar and bathe in the sea and go to the next cove, which has many curiosities of An...
  • Oia
    Oia
    Oia in Oia
    We left Mykonos on one an inter-island ferry headed toward Santorini. When we arrived, we couldn't believe it. There were massive cliffs above the sea lined with small white villages along the crests. Once we got to the top, with th...
  • The Acropolis of Athens
  • Erechtheion
    Athens
    Erechtheion in Athens
    The Erechtheion is an Ionic masterpiece that was built 421-406 BC and it's the most famous temple - the famous tribune of the Caryatids. It's a polychrome portico with 6 columns (originally) with female figures, all the figures are ...
  • Beauty Unleashed in one of the nicest places I have visited. From the windmills there are views to Little Venice highly worth a mention, but here are some of different angles and lights. This little wonder of Venetian origin, near t...
  • In the summer of the year 2012 I had the chance to visit Santorini, in Greece, in the Aegean Sea. I was already aware that it would be one of the most lovely islands that Greece has, but to arrive and be there, not only reaffirmed w...
  • This colossal temple is the largest in Greece and it took over 700 years to complete. Originally it had 104 Corinthian columns that reach 17 meters high, of which only 15 remain. The credit for its completion goes to Adriano who pla...
  • Naxos
    Naxos
    Naxos in Naxos
    This island is located in the Cyclades, Greece. It's the perfect place to relax and bathe on its beaches. The old city is wonderful and the people are friendly, quiet, simple and enjoyable. The food and the prices are very good. The...
  • Parthenon
    Athens
    Parthenon in Athens
    The Parthenon is the emblem of the city of Athens. It is very impressive when you arrive there, although you'll already have seen it a thousand times on the TV or on postcards you´ve been sent, but it´s not the same as being there i...
  • Red Beach
    Santorini
    Red Beach in Santorini
    Red Beach is one of the most popular and beautiful beaches on Santorini. It has red fine sand and rocks and is located near the ancient village of Akrotiri. The beach can be reached by boat or by car. The beach gets its red color fr...
  • For me, the monasteries in Meteora are one of the most spectacular places in the world ...it is beautiful and has really spectacular views. There are seven monasteries nestled around the mountains, most of them with monks but a few ...
  • Rhodes
    Rhodes
    Rhodes in Rhodes
    Rhodes is a beautiful city. On a cruise I recently took, Rhodes and Dubrovnik were the cities that I liked by far. The atmosphere is great, and while it was too hot, it did not detract from this city beautiful at all.
  • We could only enjoy Mykonos for a few hours, just enough to watch a picture- perfect sunset. No touch-ups are necessary when the image quality is this good. I leave you one from my personal album (if you want to use it, please credi...
  • Panormos Beach
    Mykonos
    Panormos Beach in Mykonos
    Panormos Beach is north of the island of Mykonos, and was one of the more secluded beaches we saw on our visit to the island, along with Ftelias. We did go in the afternoon, to visit the north of the island, but bars, restaurants an...
  • Meteora
    Trikala
    Meteora in Trikala
    Meteora has been one of the most amazing places I have visited. When you first drive up and start seeing these peaks, you are like "cool" then when you start getting closer and start realizing that there are structures at the tops t...
  • Mykonos
    Mykonos
    Mykonos in Mykonos
    This beautiful island, on which you could spend hours getting lost on a relaxing and quiet stroll around its beautiful and quiet streets, or chattering with its open and friendly people. In the photos you can see the breaking waves ...
  • Oh, the monuments in Athens! In the majestic Agora of Athens, always under the watchful eye of the Acróplolis, rises the Hephaestion, a beautiful, marble temple with Doric columns. It is located in the Agora, as I said before. For t...
  • Elafonisi Beach
    Elafonisi
    Elafonisi Beach in Elafonisi
    It´s not the Caribbean, it´s Crete! Hehehe, in my opinion, one of the best beaches in the Mediterranean. It is to the south west of the island of Crete and its crystal clear water, the amount of fish that run through your feet, the ...
  • The Museum of Byzantine Culture in Salónica is certainly full, with multiple rooms, many interesting elements on exhibit, very nice to visit in terms of functionality and viewing the material, yet there are some points that are quit...
  • The huge bay that forms the island of Santorini called attention, especially if you get to the island by boat. The dimensions of the cliffs of the bay are incredible, but it is less a sense of being, deep within the caldera of a vol...
  • Chania
    Chania
    Chania in Chania
    Jania, or Chanea Xania (Chania) is 140 km from Iraklion in the Haniá and Kríti region on the island of Crete, Greece. The administrative capital of the island. A population of about 66,000. In a fertile and flat area, for excursions...
  • Theatre of Epidaurus
    Néa Epídauros
    Theatre of Epidaurus in Néa Epídauros
    This is a large model of numerous Greek theatres and is very well preserved. It was built by Polykleitos at the end of the 4th century BC to host Asclepeia, a contest in honour of the doctor's god Asclepius. For its construction, 24...
  • The island is the mixture of the calmness of the inhabitants with the non-stop partying of the tourists. The island is small and easily explored if you rent a small car. Gas prices are €1.78 liter. You should come with the desire to...
  • Located on the southwest slopes of the Acropolis in Athens, this grand building is also known as the Odeon of Herodes Atticus or Herodeon. Dating back to 161 BC, it was built by Herod Atticus in honor of his wife Grid who had died t...
  • This place is famous for its beautiful sunsets and you feel like a god watching one. Cape Sounion (or Sounio) is south of Attica, 68 km southeast of Athens. In ancient times, this place was used as an observatory to sight ships appr...
  • The Tower of the Winds, also known as Horologion, is a beautiful, well preserved tower located in the old part of the Roman Agora at the bottom part of the Acropolis. The eight facades have the winds blowing in every direction carve...
  • The Greek island of Mykonos has a well-deserved reputation for being a destination for sand, sun, and partying. But, the island is also incredibly beautiful and its natural beauty is worth the visit, even if some areas, especially t...
  • Apollon's Gate
    Naxos Islands
    Apollon's Gate in Naxos Islands
    This is the 100th place I've visited, and since it's a nice, round number I thought I'd share some info about Naxos, the Greek island with you. The Portara, Apolo Gate is the most representative monument of the island, the entrance ...
  • Parliament is guarded by evzones, which are guards dressed in the traditional uniform of a short skirt and brogues with pompoms. On the hour, three replacements arrive parading along Vasilissis Sofias and it makes for a picturesque ...
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