The whitewashed buildings of Santorini, and the azure waters of the Medirranean have made Greece one of the top destinations for travellers today. Whenever you see them, you get the feeling to pack your bags and head out there. This destination is resplendant with history and culture, and has one of the most finger-lickingly delicious cuisines of the world. If you have been thinking about a Greece tour, then this article is definitely for you.
The country of Greece is located in southeastern Europe. It has thousands of picturesque islands scattered across the Ionian and Agean seas. With a balmy and pleasant climate, it is a haven for travellers from all over the world, all year round. Steeped in history, Greece has been one of the foremost centers of civilisation, and indeed the birthplace of democracy. With centuries of history, diverse culture, and postcard perfect sights, the country is ideal for every kind of traveller.
There is so much to explore in this country, that picking the best becomes quite a challenge. However, to capture the highlights of this destination, we have hand-picked the top five places you must include in your Greece travel itinerary.
No visit to Greece is complete without going to the Acropolis in Athens. Standing as a symbol of the foundations of Western Civilisation, this monument rises in the heart of modern day Athens. Visit the Parthenon, and marvel at its ornate pediments and columns.
Perhaps the most iconic destination in Greece, Santorini with its trademark whitewashed and blue-roofed buildings is a must visit for all. The buildings house some of the most exquisite boutique hotels for a luxurious stay.
This is the most glamorous islands in Greece. There are a number of restaurants with stunning views serving the freshest seafood. Here too you have the options of numerous top class boutique hotels. Explore the sandy beaches and who knows, you might even bump into some international celebrity!
This Unesco World Heritage Site, is located on the Greek mainland. Sacred to the ancient, and a wonder to the modern man, Delphi is situated on the lower slopes of Mount Parnassus. 180 kilometers to the northwest of Athens, this site is home to the ruins of several temples, a stadium, and a theatre.
Yeet another UNESCO World Heritage Site, the capital of the island of Corfu is well known for its splendid examples of Italiante architecture. Discover the hidden gems of this remarkable town, as you stroll across the pedestrian-only streets, or relax at one of the quaint cafes.
If you are looking to travel to Greece, you must know how to get there. Athens is the main international airport of Greece. There are other smaller airports also. There are no direct flights from India to Greece. However, you have several connecting flight options from the major cities i.e New Delhi, Mumbai, Bengaluru, Chennai and Hyderabad
Once in Greece, the different parts and islands of the country are well connected by road, rails, and water. You can take ferries to the different islands from Athens and other parts of the country.
To be honest, this country has so much to see and experience, it would take an entire lifetime to do it all. But ideally, a Greece itinerary, with all the highlights, should be a minimum of seven nights and eight days. It is sufficient to cover the best of Greece with three nights in Athens, and two nights each in Santorini and Mykonos. If you want a more realxed tour, then you need to add a couple of more days.
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