The home of Zeus, Athena, Poseidon and other Greek gods and goddesses, there are so many extraordinary things to do in Greece that make your holiday trip unforgettable. The sandy beaches with extremely cold water, mountains for hiking, diving opportunities and hundreds of tourist attraction sites, which date back to prehistoric age. Visit the world’s first theater and then satiate your hunger with ancient Greek dish ‘’Skordalia’’ and wine Retsina. There is a huge variety of things to do in Greece that are a combination of ancient and modern era as this land of legends has unbelievable sights and destinations to discover.
Acropolis of Athens
An ancient citadel located on a rock, which is almost 156 m high above the sea level. It contains the remains of ancient buildings, Parthenon is the most famous among all.
Acropolis Museum, Athens
The museum displays almost 4000 objects and artifacts from Greek Bronze Age to Roman and Byzantine Greece. It spreads over an area of 14,000 m2.
“Suspended in the air”, “in the heavens above” or “middle of the sky” are some of the literal meanings of Metéora. It is named after the monasteries that are located at the top of the hill and is an important hiking destination.
The legendary island in the Ionian Sea connected with a mainland through a road, is a birthplace of Greek goddess Aphrodite. A paradise for water sport lovers where visitors truly enjoy the boat tours and refresh themselves in Nidri waterfalls.
This is the longest gorge in Europe, which is 18 km in length. It is located in the White Mountain in Samariá Gorge National Park of Greece that is rich in unique species of flora and fauna.
Theatre of Dionysus, Athens
Visit the first theater of the world and feel the moving atmosphere. The structure of this theater dates back to the 4th century BC. It is said that in 530 BC the first play was presented here by Thespis.
It is a village in Corfu, Ionian Islands. Small coves, several caves, and cool water make your diving experience enthralling. In the village, there are inns to satiate hunger and souvenir shops for making your trip memorable.
Temple of Hephaestus, Athens
Designed by an unknown architect, this is the first marble architecture in Athens.The edifice dates back to c.460-15 BCE; it has wooden ceiling, terracotta roof tiles and is decorated with Parian marble sculpture.
This is a limestone hill, which is 300 m (908 feet) high above the sea level, where music can be enjoyed in a large amphitheatre. There is a restaurant and St. George Chapel that dates back to the 19th century.
National Gardens, Athens
Covering an area of 15.5 hectares (38 acres), this public garden has a Botanical Museum, a Children’s Library, a duck pond, ancient ruins, mosaics and other incredible features.