Greece is a beloved country of the world for more reasons than one. The country is perhaps the embodiment of three top reasons to vacation: ancient civilization, amazing landscapes and high developed tourism. A luxury travel in Greece is the ultimate experience as you get the chance to relax in the beaches, the marvelous nature. The country’s rich culture and warm hospitality would charm you in every step. No wonder it is virtually impossible to sum up this spectacular land of beauty and endless variety of landscapes. Greece can satiate every traveler’s needs. Mark our words. Apart from gorgeous rugged snow capped mountains and ancient ruins to turquoise waters and white sandy beaches, do not forget to visit the country’s amazing historical sites. Here is our pick (in no particular order!) for the best places to visit in Greece.
Santorini- This is the best known place in Greece and it is a regulation to add this place in your greece luxury travel. Santorini is known as one of the Cyclades islands in the Aegean Sea. Such is the visual beauty of this picturesque island that you absolutely need to be there to believe it. The precious gem of the Aegean is an assemblage of the islands Thíra, Thirassiá, Asproníssi, Palea and Nea Kaméni in the southernmost part of Cyclades. This is also the most sought after romantic getaway in Greece since it is hard to find any other place wherein you can get crystal clear waters while perched on the rim of a massive active volcano right in the middle of the sea.
Nafplio- The first capital of the newly born Greek state between 1823 and 1834. This metropolis has the footmarks of some of the most dominating civilizations such as the Ottomans, Byzantines, and Venetians. The dream travel begins with finding the trails of the precious gems of the medieval Old Town, the narrow cobblestone alleys, the neoclassical well preserved mansions with the Bougainvillea trees beautifying the yards. Add to that there are Turkish fountains which charm one and all. Admire the historic building and monuments in the very heart of the city standing at the Italianate Syntagma Square.
Athens- Few cities on earth can boast the kind of history that Athens possesses. It is dedicated to goddess Athena who is well and truly the dominant cipher of the ancient architecture combining the different orders and style of classical art. Some of the spectacular sites that deserve a mention are Parthenon and the Temple of Zeus.
Rhodes- The island of Rhodes is located off toward the southwestern coast of Turkey. Rhodes is a beautiful mix of quaint towns, pristine beaches and archaic history. There’s something for everyone in the most important of the Dodecanese islands; be it the buzzing nightlife or languid sun worshipping.
More of the mind blowing sights and scenes are to follow once you get an overnight ferry from Brindisi to Igoumenitsa and Corfu. On the other hand Meteora is the home to some of the world’s most spectacular Orthodox churches. Meteora is one of the few UNESCO world heritage sites which has been given a double status; one for art and the other for nature.
Listing all the stunning sites to visit on greece luxury travel is a pretty challenging task. Hence we leave you to savor our handpicked destinations and let you do the next part of the planning!
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