Here is our pick of the top destinations in Greece.
Top Greek Destinations
Milos is a volcanic Greek island in the Aegean Sea, north of the Cretan Sea. It is said that its name comes from the word “velos” which evolved into “apple” and meant “sheep”.
It has been inhabited since prehistoric times and has given significant mineral wealth: obsidian in prehistoric times, kaolin and pozzolans in historical times until recently and most recently bentonite, perlite. The capital of the island is Plaka.
Milos has a horseshoe shape, there are many beaches and many accommodations (hotels – rooms to let) that make Milos a tourist pole. The famous statue of Aphrodite of Milos, which is now in the Louvre Museum (Paris) was found in Milos in 1820 while the copy is in the Archaeological Museum of Milos in Plaka.
Dry landscape but an off-white small town with the famous windmills and the clear blue sea is now one of the most famous destinations in the world.
The island with the most famous parties, the hospitality and the special treatment to its visitors.
Paros is the fourth largest island in the Cyclades after Naxos, Andros and Tinos. Known for the quality of the marble. In ancient times it had the reputation of being the whitest and most transparent in the world. From it were made masterpieces such as Aphrodite of Milos, Hermes of Praxitelos and the Mausoleum of Bodrum.
The most popular island for its sunset and volcano. Going to Santorini is necessary by boat. Entering the giant crater the images you will see will stay with you forever. White houses built on the edge of the crater in a unique way.
One of the smallest islands of the Cyclades but with the largest population. The capital of Syros is Ermoupolis. It stands out for its cosmopolitan atmosphere, stunning architecture, beautiful beaches and traditional products.
Agios Nikolaos is the capital of the easternmost prefecture of Crete. A city with special picturesqueness, which owes it mainly to its beautiful lake, the capital of the prefecture of Lassithi combines all those characteristics that the tourist is looking for today. Cosmopolitan beaches, hotels of all categories, shops, good food in taverns and restaurants but also intense nightlife. Together with Elounda, they are the busiest places in the prefecture, attracting thousands of visitors from all over the world.
It is a destination that caters to all ages and becomes as adventurous as you want. You can relax in the city center and enjoy the neighboring beaches by walking in the alleys and shops or you can tour the gorges, the archeological sites and the villages of the prefecture.
Do not miss the opportunity to visit Elounda, the world-famous seaside tourist destination, with its picturesque beaches and clear blue waters .. as well as the small island of Spinalonga .. an attraction of great historical importance
Chania will steal your heart at first sight! They are located on the northwest coast of Crete and is the second largest city on the island. They are a crossroads of cultures and continents, with a long history, natural beauty, unique architecture and rich tradition. A trademark of the city of Chania is the Venetian Port – in the old city – with the Egyptian Lighthouse that stands arrogantly over the centuries to catch the eyes of residents and visitors. Here will be “played” some of the most beautiful scenes of your vacation!
A few meters from the old Venetian port is the city center. Blooming bougainvillea, old wooden doors and stone mansions, shops for food, coffee, drink and raki; a mosaic of images and senses! The whole prefecture is a treasure, proud of its dreamy beaches and natural landscapes that surpass all imagination and made Chania .. one of the most popular tourist destinations in Greece for Greeks and foreign visitors.
Kyparissia, in the western part of the prefecture of Messinia, has many interesting sights. Vast olive groves, turquoise waters, majestic castles, historical monuments and places of inexhaustible natural beauty compose a unique setting that fascinates every visitor. You can walk on the picturesque traditional cobbled streets and enjoy the fiery sunsets. Make excursions in the surrounding areas, admire unique sights and visit important archeological sites.
In recent years, the tourist infrastructure in Kyparissia has experienced special development. Here you will find a wide range of hotels and rooms for rent for every taste, as well as many restaurants and taverns, where you will have the opportunity to taste among other things the delicious dishes of local traditional cuisine!
Stone houses, cobbled streets, Byzantine churches and Venetian mansions. In the Peloponnese, a vibrant castle town of the Middle Ages, calls you for immediate boarding for a time travel!
A huge rock 300 meters high, bare and steep. On one of its slopes, a medieval city wedged by walls, ramparts, towers … with a unique access from the mainland, a narrow strip of land from which it took its name.
Monemvasia or “Monemvasia” as the locals call it, is a place of historical importance and incomparable beauty. A unique spectacle. One of the most important castles of the Peloponnese, a center of trade and a place of historical battles … it was one of the most important and historic castles of Greece. It was coveted by many: knights, pirates, crusaders and emperors.
The enchanting peninsula of Halkidiki, is located south of Thessaloniki and remains for many decades one of the top and favorite tourist destinations, both for Greeks and foreign visitors.
Idyllic coves or islands with white sand and crystal clear blue-green waters, traditional settlements with hiking trails, beautiful car routes, traditional Macedonian cuisine and intense nightlife… are just some of the elements that compose this yesterday.
Halkidiki offers all the combinations that the traveler desires. Quiet holidays or cosmopolitan life in a network of really high quality tourist services. Choose the colors you prefer and paint the holidays in this magical place … as you have always dreamed of!
Thassos, a beautiful emerald island in the North Aegean, is famous for its unique natural beauties. Pine trees that reach the sea, lakes, waterfalls, golden beaches and emerald waters compose a heavenly setting.
The visitor will admire impressive sights and numerous archeological monuments … on an island known for its ancient culture.
With wonderful traditional settlements .. you will taste delicious traditional products and local dishes .. knowing the authentic hospitality that in combination with the perfect tourist infrastructure give the island a special character and make it an attraction for many visitors from around the world.
Holidays in Thassos have it all: relaxation, adventure, good food and intense nightlife!