If you only travel to Greece once in your lifetime you should consider some of the most spectacular places, that also happen to be the most popular. You should choose an itinerary revolving around the main Cyclades islands with Mykonos, Paros, Naxos, Santorini as the core of the itinerary.
If you are looking for a holiday that involves a lot of seaside activities, sunbathing, and swimming, Greece will be a heaven. No matter where you choose to go you will be near a beach to cool off during the hot hours of the day. But not all beaches are equal and not everyone enjoys the same kind of beach. Some prefer cool waters, some want bars and loud music, some like water sports and some love solitude. Greece won't disappoint no matter what kind of beach you like. There is a beach for everyone in Greece and you've come to the right place to sort it out. In general, if swimming is your main activity, your itinerary should include one or more of the following places:
If you stay a few nights in Athens on your way to another destination, even if ancient history and art is not your main holiday objective, be sure to visit the Acropolis, the Acropolis museum and the National Archaeological Museum of Athens. At the very least, you'll be richer from the experience. But if ancient Greece is your passion, you will find an ancient site and a museum near you no matter where you choose to travel, and if you don't want to miss the most important archaeological sites of Greece, you should build a vacation itinerary that includes the following places:
Even though millions of tourists double the population of Greece every summer, the vast majority end up spending most of their time in the most popular places. This means that there are many beautiful places that exist under the tourist radar. It is still possible to find very quiet places, off the beaten path where you can get away from it all with a glass of wine or beer next to the gentle waves or on the slope of a mountain. Read more about the most relaxing and quiet destinations of Greece...
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