Greece is celebrated for its extravagant natural beauty and intriguing history. One of Europe’s leading tourist places, Greece is known for its primeval archaeological sites, mesmerizing islands, beautiful sandy beaches and a pleasant Mediterranean climate. The capital of Greece, Athens is immensely rich in history. Acropolis, a rocky hillock, mounting in the heart of modern Athens is indubitably a must visit. Crowned by three majestic temples which date back to 5th century, this is one of the major tourist spots. Acropolis also connects to the other prime attractions of the city – Temple of Olympian Zeus, the Ancient Agora, and Kerameikos. Besides the capital, Athens, the best sightseeing tours in Greece include Meteora monasteries and the Ancient Delphi. However, throngs of people visit Greece every year to take a ferry to the some of the most beautiful islands – Santorini, Mykonos, Corfu, Rhodes and Crete. Santorini is the most scenic islands of all, best known for its cliff-top towns – Oia and Fira. Overlooking the Caldera filled with emerald waters, both Oia and Fira are typically made up of whitewashed cubic buildings, imparting a charming feel to the entire place.
The two are considered to be one of the most romantic destinations where you can indulge into sunbathing and swimming at the volcanic sandy beaches. Mykonos is Greece’s most glitzy island destination. Famous for its urban clubs and nightlife, chic boutique hotels, sophisticated seafood eateries and live music spots, it’s extremely easy to fall in love with the place. The island is quite popular with global celebrities. Delphi in Greece is a UNESCO-protected World Heritage Site. Built out of the disintegrating ruins of several temples, stadium and a theatre, overlooking a beautiful gorge, Delphi was a popular site for pilgrims who came here to offer prayers to Apollo (the Greek God). Located on the Ionian Sea, off the west coast, Corfu is another Greece’s majorly visited tourist destinations. Corfu Town is a UNESCO Heritage site owing to its chic Italian architecture. So, if you wish to indulge in the fascinating Greek history and experience nature’s architecture in the best form, then opt for the best sightseeing tours in Greece on your next vacation.