Greece is a country in Southern Europe with extensive coastlines and islands in the Aegean, Ionian, and Mediterranean Seas.
Greece is one of the world’s top 20 countries popular tourist destinations. Most Visitor visit Greece in April through October and peak season is July through August. Down here are top 9 popular places to visit when you travel to Greece.
1. Athens is the capital and largest city of Greece. Athens dominates the Attica region and is one of the world’s oldest cities, with its recorded history spanning around 3,400 years. Athens is a city built on hills. Most famous is the Acropolis itself, which forms the backdrop to all the finest views of the city and whose summit also offers wonderful vistas across the metropolis and out to Pireás and the sea.
2. The Peloponnese is place to relax and wander and also have the best of almost everything Greek.
3. The Central mainland attractions are the site of the ancient oracle at Delphi, and, further north, the other-worldly rock-pinnacle monasteries of Meteora.
4. Greece’s northern mainland impression for visitors by architecture and scenery, customs and climate that seem more Balkan than typically Mediterranean.
5. The Argo-Saronic islands are popular destinations, with Égina (Aegina) almost becoming a city suburb at weekends. Póros, Ýdhra (Hydra) and Spétses are similar in the summer, though their visitors include a higher proportion of foreign tourists.
6. The Cyclades offer Greece’s best island-hopping.
7. Crete has an incredibly diverse landscape, flora and fauna, and a number of environmentally aware locals have set about preserving its natural and cultural heritage.
8. The Dodecanese attractions include the beaches on Rhodes and Kos; the wonderful medieval enclave of Rhodes Old Town; the gorgeous ensemble of Neoclassical mansions that surrounds the harbour on Sými; the rugged landscapes of Kálymnos, Kárpathos and Níssyros; the cave and monastery on Pátmos, where St John had his vision of the Apocalypse; and the hilltop village of Hóra on Astypálea.
9. The Sporades and Évvia is spots one of the most dramatic of Greek islands, with wonderful of sandy beaches, forested mountains and rugged stretches of little-developed coast, its sheer size and proximity to the mainland means that it rarely has much of an island feel; mainlanders have holiday homes around numerous seaside resorts, but foreigners are very thin on the ground.
Passport and Visas:
All Australian passport holder visit Greece up to 3 month (90 days) Visas are not required.