Greece is considered the epitome of culture and one will not completely disagree with that statement. Greece is one of the few European countries that are very much popular for its rich heritage, the country and especially its capital Athens look like they were carved out by Greek Gods and endowed with eternal beauty. It is not an exaggeration when one says that Greece and Greek culture is one of the most ancient cultures in the world. If you are thinking about spending your vacation there, awesome idea! Book your flights here. And it’s not just because of the sightseeing but the immense amount of learning that one will be participating in. The food, locals, architecture, landmarks, and ruins will take your breath away and the experience is awe-inspiring. The following is the list of places you should not miss while you are vacationing in Greece, especially not when you are fully vaccinated.
Obviously, the very first place that you should not miss in Greece is the capital Athens. Athens is one of the most ancient cities in the world, it is also the largest city in Greece. Athens is a blend of modern and antiquity, on one side some landmarks have been there for millenniums and on the other side, there are modern facilities of subway and hotels which can be booked directly through Booking.com. There are many places one can visit in Athens alone, such as the temple of Zeus and Athena to name a few, and museums. One doesn’t have to worry about accommodation or food as everything that you would expect from a place like this will be at your service.
Chania Town, Crete
The cobbled and narrow streets of Chania Town in Crete, are one of the most remarkable sights in Greece. Furthermore, it also has the Venetian Harbor, one of the most heritage-rich cities in the world. The Venetian Harbor has been used as a backdrop in many movies such as Casino Royale 2006 and Spider-Man Far From Home to name a few. The epic fight sequence between Spider-Man and Mysterio was filmed there. Also, the place has a lighthouse from where people can click romantic pictures.
Santorini is another popular destination in Greece. It is one of the most heavily featured places in the travel packages because of the sheer experience of witnessing the colorful and whitewashed houses built on top of the cliffs that overlook the ocean, and also the narrow streets of Santorini. Santorini is one of the most beautiful places in the world, and it has been one of the sights that are again, been a popular backdrop to many films. The place also has museums and cathedrals that you can visit.
Rethymno is famous for the Old Venetian Town in Crete island, it has ancient buildings that have been in existence since the sixteenth century. It has a fairytale appeal during the nights. The Cave Church of St. Anthony Gorge is another top spot that you should check.
The whole country of Greece is one big destination after destination of culture and heritage, and there are many more cities and places that couldn’t make this list but the above-mentioned spots are some of the most never miss locations in the world if you are in Greece.