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Reasons to visit Greece
Written by Dikshya Shaw on September 29, 2021 Share on

10 Best Reasons To Visit Greece

Greece offers many beautiful places to go to, hospitable people to communicate with, stunning beaches to have fun on, fantastic weather to experience and unique flavours to taste. Apart from these, there are a million reasons to visit Greece. Do you know what makes Greece a wonderful destination all year round? It is the birthplace of Western civilisation, aromatic food and remarkable weather are only some of the things that make Greece a wonderful destination throughout the year. If you are still undecided on where to go this summer, sit back and relax as here are the 10 best reasons why you should visit Greece and have it firmly on your bucket list.

Also Read: Greece Travel Guide – Best Time to Visit, Things to Do, Hotels, Tips & More

 

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10 Reasons To Visit Greece

From age-old monuments to grandiose landscapes there are many reasons why you should pay a visit to this country. Read on and get inspired to visit one of the luxurious countries in Europe. Also, choose which reason you loved the most from the 10 best reasons to visit Greece.

  1. Glorious Masterpieces of the Ancient Times
  2. Incredibly Delicious Food and Drink
  3. Breathtaking landscapes
  4. Vibrant Nightlife
  5. Full Shot of Vitamin Sea
  6. Walking on sunshine
  7. Adrenaline-pumping Fun
  8. Rural Tranquility
  9. Affordability
  10. Creative Tourism

1. Glorious Masterpieces of the Ancient Times

Athens, Greece, Glorious Masterpieces of the Ancient Times
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If you have never been to Greece, the first thing you must do while visiting here is look at its glorious masterpieces of ancient times. It does not matter if you are a history buff or not, Greece is home to marvellous monuments and UNESCO heritage sites. Save some time to see the beautiful Acropolis in Athens and its stunning museum. Also, visit the archaeological site of Delphi or the open-air island museum of Delos. Moreover, roam around the stunning Byzantine monuments of Thessaloniki, the myth-laden Palace of Knossos or the breathtaking medieval Old Town of Rhodes.

Also Read: 15 Historical Sites to Visit in Athens, Greece: The Ancient Paradise

2. Incredibly Delicious Food and Drink

Incredibly Delicious Food and Drink,  Reasons To Visit Greece
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Greece offers a great variety of food and drink, along with a vast array of Greek wines, local liquors and world-renowned dishes. Discover the mouth-watering food of the islands or the hearty dishes on the mountain villages. Indulge in fresh seafood and seasonal vegetables cooked with a healthy dose of Greek olive oil. All these reasons make Greece a must-visit destination.

Also Read: Walking Tours in Thessaloniki

3. Breathtaking landscapes

Meteora, Greece, Breathtaking landscapes
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From rugged mountains, exotic, pristine beaches, crystal-clear waters to green valleys, quiet lakes and lush forests, Greece has it all. Discover different lifestyles and wonders all in one country as the natural beauty and diversity are bound to astonish you.

Also Read: 10 Best Offbeat Destinations To Explore in Greece

4. Vibrant Nightlife

Chania, Greece, Vibrant Nightlife
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Whether you are young in age or at heart, the time of your life can be had in Greece. As Greece has everything, from party islands such as Mykonos, Ios or Zakynthos to cosmopolitan cities such as Athens or Thessaloniki, Greece hardly sleeps.

Also Read: 7 Best Clubs and Lounges you should know before you travel to Mykonos – 2021

5. Full Shot of Vitamin Sea

Skiathos, Greece, Full Shot of Vitamin Sea
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Did you know Greece has an extensive coastline? If you are in Greece, you will see a plethora of beaches that will seduce you. From golden and white sands to pebbly beaches, isolated coves and quiet bays, you will always find somewhere you can soak up some vitamin D.

Also Read: 10 Top Things To Do In Milos On Your Greece Vacation in 2021

6. Walking on sunshine

Skiathos, Greece, Walking on sunshine
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If you love the sun, this is one of the best reasons to visit Greece. Do you know Greece is known for the perfect summer? Nevertheless, the country is an ideal destination for every season. Either visit during your spring break or Christmas, you won’t regret travelling to Greece at any season.

Also Read: Christmas in Greece: An Ultimate Guide For All Christmas Lovers!!

7. Adrenaline-pumping Fun

St. Nicholas Beach, Vasilikos, Greece, Adrenaline-pumping Fun
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If you are an outdoor activity aficionado, you can have your share of fun here as Greece offers diverse landscapes. Engage in a surfing holiday in Tinos or climb the unique geological rocks of Meteora. Also, you can base jump in Zakynthos or simply dive in the secluded coves and underwater caves. Do whatever you feel like doing in Greece!

Also Read: 10 most beautiful beaches in Zakynthos, Greece to visit on your vacation!

8. Rural Tranquility

Rural Tranquility, Reasons to visit Greece
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You will find a diverse romantic life in Greece, which has remained simple yet authentic throughout. Don’t be surprised if you see young city couples moving back to the country to rediscover a quiet lifestyle. This consistency means age-old villages hardly die and can maintain enviable living conditions. Are you looking for quiet places to relax and unwind? If yes, there are countless rural areas, both on the mainland and on the islands. Here, you can recharge your batteries away from the crowds.

Also Read: Cruise Across The Top Greek Islands When You Visit Greece

9. Affordability

Swimming Pool, Island of Crete, Greece, Affordability
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If you are travelling on a budget or looking for luxurious options, you can find it all in Greece. Additionally, life is less expensive in Greece than in many other European countries. Also, locals and visitors alike can still enjoy all the pleasures of life at affordable prices.

Also Read: Top Hotels in Greece that will make your Stay a Memorable one!

10. Creative Tourism

Street Art, Thessaloniki, Creative Tourism
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The economic crisis, along with, the pandemic has given rise to a plethora of innovative tourism options, with many unique tours. If you are into photography, street art or ancient history, there are many reasons to visit Greece. However, if you love spending a calm, relaxing vacation in Greece, Greece has all. Whatever stimulates your interest, you can easily find tours to satisfy all interests.

Also Read: 10 Most Instagrammable Spots In Greece

Tips for Your Greece Trip

  1. There are many road trips in Greece, so engage in all of them.
  2. As you have already known Greece, can be visited in almost any season, don’t hesitate to spend Christmas in December here.
  3. Churches in Greece are something special, so go see all of them.
  4. Apart from all the above-mentioned, Greece is a romantic destination. So it is advisable to spend your honeymoon here.
  5. Moreover, there are many things to do in Greece for couples. So if you are a couple, engage in all of them.

Also Read: Greece Visa for Indians – A Complete Guide For Your Smooth Trip

Frequently Asked Questions for Your Greece Tour

Do I need a Covid test to fly to Greece?

Yes, arrivals into Greece may be required to undergo a rapid COVID-19 test on arrival.

What precautions should I take while travelling to Greece during the COVID-19 pandemic?

You are not required to wear a mask in outdoor areas of a conveyance. However, you should follow recommendations or requirements in Greece, including mask-wearing and social distancing.

How many islands does Greece have?

Greece has 227 islands in total.

Is Greece an expensive place to visit?

Greece is affordable compared to other European countries.

Is Greece safe for solo female travellers?

Yes, Greece is generally safe for female solo travellers.

 

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