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Greece is famous for being the birthplace of the Olympic Games, of the Democracy and of many philosophers, ancient arts and sciences. The mainland of Greece has a mountainous morphology and is easy to cover on road trips, and bus tours, while the coastline of Greece's mainland together with the islands, sums to the half of the rest of Europe's coastline. Greece is the real paradise for adventure!
It has a long history and a diverse natural environment. Greece is mainly a sea country with many lively and loud islands, and more calm ones, but you will also find mountains, rivers and lakes for real adventures.
Greece's long history over the centuries, makes it a top cultural and an interesting destination to explore. Greece is the place to find so many World Heritage Monuments together.
Even exploring Greece on a multi day trip it is never enough, we could say that a 7 to 10 day trip would be enough to explore 2 places, at least. Of course you shouldn't miss Athens plus one more island of the Aegean sea like Mykonos, Santorini, Paros, Naxos or Rhodes.
The ideal option for a week in Greece is to spend some days in Athens upon arrival and then head towards the Greek islands by ferry or by airplane. Another option could be a road trip to explore the ancient antiquities, the sightseeings and the mythology of Greece's mainland. Or just explore the beautiful Greek islands on a sailing yacht. In any way you will find Greece an awesome place to visit again and again.
The Ionian sea is also an exceptional Greek destination with islands like Corfu, Lefkada and Kefalonia being among the must visit destinations in Greece, with the most beautiful and wild beaches in the Mediterranean. Ionian sea is a must for those love sailing holidays, wind surfers and kite surfers, with Lefkada being a hot destination.
If you are a Crete lover, then you have to know that you will need to dedicate the whole time of your visit in Greece for Crete, as the island is of enormous size, but you definitely have many amazing things to do mainly in the areas of Heraklion and Chania. From dining and wine tours in Chania, to Jeep Safaris over Heraklion area and luxury Jeep tours to the east of Crete. It is also important to visit Knossos archaeological site and the Palace of King Minos.
Sporades islands in the north aegean sea due to their remote location, are ideal for sailing holidays. You can find multiday sailing yacht tours from Skiathos or Volos to Evia, Alonissos and Skopelos.
If you are coming to Greece for four days or less, try to do one place only, so you get the most of it. And this is probably the best time to see the capital, Athens. It has a famous historical center with many Archeological sites and museums including the Acropolis and Parthenon. In the historical center of Athens you will find many activities to see and do. Athens has an amazing coastline the famous Athenian Riviera, and is surrounded by mountains like Emitus, Parnitha, Penteli and Egaleo for escapes and day trips. The Peloponnese and Evia are also some interesting trips close to Athens, especially in the summer months.
In Athens, you can find many guided tours to the Acropolis and the Museums, food and walking tours around the historical center and Plaka, or a visit to Cape Sounion. You can also find dance lessons, sculpture and vinification lessons, and ancient greek dinners with wine tasting while in Athens.
From Athens, you can even include day trips or multi day trips to the rest of Greece. Visit Meteora, the historic Peloponnese, Mycenae, Ancient Sparta and Monemvasia, Ancient Olympia, Epidaurus, Ancient Corinth, Nemea, or the famous Oracle of Delphi and the Temple of Apollo Epikourios.
Multi day Classical Greece tours with accommodation and breakfast or half board can also be an option on your holiday here. They will allow you to visit in a budget, the biggest geographical part of of the mainland of Greece, with many different cities and historical highlights around.
You will also find interesting to visit areas and cities in the north of Greece like Thessaloniki, Edessa, Vergina, Ioannina and the amazing landscapes of Epirus, with Vikos Gorge and Zagori and Papingo.
You can always get half day shore excursions in Athens (if your visit is only for limited time) or full day boat tours to the nearest the Saronic islands and explore Aigina, Hydra, Spetses, Poros and Agistri.
Greece is a very safe country to travel to and people are very welcoming. It is also not very expensive country as the cost of living is close to the average in Europe.
The food in Greece is not very expensive and it is amazing! With a great and healthy selection of different kinds of cuisine, Greece is also an important gastronomical destination, ideal for cooking classes, food tours and wine tours.
The cheapest period to fly to Greece is between November and May. Low season is less busy, and is offered for exploration and adventures around.
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