Travel To Greece – Top 10 Best Places

There are simply too many world-renowned travel destinations in this magical world that conjures up images from the ancient world. However, too imbued with the romantic ideal of the Greece of Parthenon and the Pericles could mean blithe ignorance as Greece today is a effervescent modern European country. Hence, it’s better to decide which particular Greece you want to experience before taking your flight. To experience the most out of it, here are the top 10 destinations that if you don’t visit, you better go somewhere else.

  1. Athens – The capital city well-known for the Acropolis, major museums and many nearby sites
  2. Olympia – Home of the Ancient Olympic Games; a must see for anyone interested in this world event
  3. Delphi – Navel of the gods and home to the famous oracle that influenced so many historical events
  4. Santorini – Terrific natural wonder and Greece’s main honeymoon destination
  5. Crete – Island with a myriad of attractions that rock
  6. Rhodes – Island with countless ancient monuments and gorgeous beaches
  7. Sparta – Explore Greek history in this city-state of ancient Greece devoted to military training
  8. Hydra – Car-less Hydra boasts a stone captains’ mansion nestled on a pretty yacht harbor
  9. Mykonos – World famous sophisticated vacation center full of kaleidoscopic scenes
  10. Ithaca – Renowned mythological home of Odysseus and the Greek gods

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Parthenon is what defines Athens, Greece

Parthenon is what defines Athens, Greece

Parthenon and Acropolis hill at night.

Parthenon and Acropolis hill at night.

Horat town, Naxo's capital, seen from Palatia Islet.

Horat town, Naxo’s capital, seen from Palatia Islet.

Knossos a.k.a the Knossos Palace is the largest Bronze Age archaeological site on Crete and probably the ceremonial and political center of the Minoan civilization and culture

Knossos a.k.a the Knossos Palace is the largest Bronze Age archaeological site on Crete and probably the ceremonial and political center of the Minoan civilization and culture

Lykavittos Hill and Athens urban sprawl viewed from the Acropolis.

Lykavittos Hill and Athens urban sprawl viewed from the Acropolis.

The 5th century BC Doric Temple of Apollo at the site of Ancient Corinth.

The 5th century BC Doric Temple of Apollo at the site of Ancient Corinth.

Overhead of open-air theatre of Lykavittos hill, each summer hosts musical, theatrical performances in evenings, Greece

Overhead of open-air theatre of Lykavittos hill, each summer hosts musical, theatrical performances in evenings, Greece

Overhead of Rhodes Main Beach, Greece

Overhead of Rhodes Main Beach, Greece

Southern Aegean village of Oia perched on Santorini crater rim.

Southern Aegean village of Oia perched on Santorini crater rim.

White-washed houses and blue domes on cliff top are just so typically Greek

White-washed houses and blue domes on cliff top are just so typically Greek

Time out of the rat race on the black sands of Perissa beach on the east coast of Santorini island, Greece

Time out of the rat race on the black sands of Perissa beach on the east coast of Santorini island, Greece

Visit a taverna for an authentic Greek dining experience

Visit a taverna for an authentic Greek dining experience

Greek salad (horiatiki (village) salata) is a local dish that you must not miss!

Greek salad (horiatiki (village) salata) is a local dish that you must not miss!

Moussaka is a lip-smacking Greek food that travelers can't help but drool over it.

Moussaka is a lip-smacking Greek food that travelers can’t help but drool over it.

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