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Instagrammable Spots in Geece
Written by Dikshya Shaw on September 13, 2021 Share on

10 Most Instagrammable Spots In Greece

Greece is a country of clear seas, idyllic sun-bleached villages, colourful cuisine, and sandy shores. All these make Greece undeniably one of the top Instagrammed places on Earth. It is a land of ancient and mediaeval ruins with a rich history. Because of this, visiting Greece can make you take a piece of its history with you. It might have crazy and winding roads, but you can surely enjoy the magnificent views while on the vehicle. Did you know the Greeks were known for their sophisticated sculpture and architecture? History fanatics will surely have a taste of the country’s history if they look at the ancient sculpture and architecture personally. If you love taking pictures and uploading them on Instagram, read this blog to know about a lot of Instagrammable spots in Greece.

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

 

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10 Instagrammable Spots In Greece

Greece, a beautiful place to visit any time of the year, is made up of the European mainland and surrounding islands. Ancient temples, whitewashed stone walls, white sandy beaches, and vibrant food and flowers make it ideal for photography lovers. Check out this blog of 10 Instagrammable spots in Greece to perfect your Greek Instagram that you will be proud to post on your feed.

  1. Santorini
  2. Pyrgi, Chios
  3. Ladadika, Thessaloniki
  4. Rhodes Old Town
  5. Symi
  6. Lefkada
  7. Corfu Town
  8. Meteora
  9. Sarakiniko
  10. Parthenon, Athens

1. Santorini

Santorini, Instagrammable Spots In Greece
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Santorini is one of the most photographed islands on Instagram. It takes away the hearts of every visitor with its beautiful caldera, whitewashed villages and breathtaking beaches of black sand. When here, you will find dozing off in its charming atmosphere. Santorini is simply a magnificent destination in Greece. You can find fantastic views of the sea from the western coast, dotted with tiny islets of melted lava. It attracts thousands of people every day. The eastern coast, on the other side, provides you with its humble villages, tranquil beaches and laid-back vibes. It will seduce those looking for quieter corners. However, don’t forget to sample some of the locally produced wines and the traditional local cuisine.

Also Read: 15 Best Beaches in Santorini, Greece- For a Perfect Weekend!

2. Pyrgi, Chios

Pyrgi, Chios Island, Greece
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Chios is an island mostly known for its famous mastic-producing trees. But it also features a hidden treasure in the village of Pyrgi, a 25-kilometre (15.5-mile) drive from the main town. You will find various hand-painted designs, all geometrical in shape, known as “xysta”, that adorn the façades of the buildings and add a strong architectural interest to this mediaeval village. A stroll around the main area will leave you with a wide selection of pictures to choose from for your next post on Instagram.

Also Read: Best 10 Offbeat Places in Greece To Explore -A Local’s Guide!

3. Ladadika, Thessaloniki

Ladadika, Thessaloniki, Instagrammable Spots In Greece
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Thessaloniki, the lady of the north, boasts a few fascinating districts. Among those, Ladadika is the most fascinating. It is a pedestrianised area filled with bars, traditional tavernas and coffee shops. Ladadika is a former oil-producing area, which boasts a vibrant atmosphere. Also, it is an ideal place to grab a bite while sitting outside enjoying the scenery. The historic district houses several colourful traditional buildings, making a perfect backdrop for some lovely pictures.

Also Read: Hiking tours in Thessaloniki

4. Rhodes Old Town

Palace of the Grand Master of the Knights of Rhodes, Rhodes Old Town
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Rhodes is the largest of the Dodecanese islands and is pretty much picture-perfect. Its Old Town, a UNESCO-listed district, is the place that will leave you in awe. The mediaeval city features buildings from the Hellenistic, Ottoman, Byzantine and Italian periods. Moreover, it includes the well-preserved Palace of the Grand Master. While here, you can see the Archaeological Museum of Rhodes, housed in the 15th-century Hospital of the Knights and is equally fascinating and breathtaking.

Also Read: 10 UNESCO World Heritage Sites to Explore in Greece

5. Symi

Symi, Instagrammable Spots In Greece
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If you are not impressed by the white buildings of the Cyclades, you might want to head straight to Symi instead. The most famous destination may not be this picturesque little island, but it features hidden treasures such as quaint monasteries, neoclassical mansions, and scenic and colourful harbours lined with yachts. Additionally, due to its small size, the whole of the island can be best explored on foot. It will allow you to roam around the pine-clad valleys and hills overlooking the deep blue sea.

Also Read: 10 things to do on a Greece honeymoon- Go all romantic!

6. Lefkada

Lefkada
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Situated on the Ionian Sea, the island of Lefkada, or Lefkas, is a great alternative destination for the ones who prefer islands without many touristic complexes. The area houses many attractions, from high cliffs bordering white sand beaches to an ideal watersports destination. You will feel a gush of the breeze brushing against your face as the thermal winds sweep the island. Are you looking for active holidays? If yes, then you know where to go.

Also Read: 15 Things To Do In Greece For Couples- A Lovely Greek Vacation!!

7. Corfu Town

Kerkyra, Corfu, Greece
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Located in the Ionian Sea, Corfu, also known as Kerkyra, is a fantastic island destination to discover. It is complete with a rich history, gorgeous beaches and beautiful nature. There are plenty of picture-perfect spots on the island. Amongst those, Corfu’s Old Town is the top pick. When you are here, don’t forget to check out its Venetian architecture, large squares, and narrow streets bordered by cafés, restaurants and boutiques. The island is equally beautiful in the spring as it is in the summer. You will find the inland area always brimming with blooming flowers. Moreover, the tourists are scarce during this time of year, and Easter in Corfu is a must.

Also Read: 15 Best Beaches in Corfu, Greece – Explore some shades of blue!

8. Meteora

Meteora, Instagrammable Spots In Greece
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Meteora has been on the UNESCO World Heritage list since 1988. It is an other-worldly place to visit and perfect for your Instagram uploads. It houses monasteries perched on top of gigantic boulders. Its history dates back to ancient times, and its area is filled with impressive buildings, natural beauty and surrounding picturesque villages. You can explore the monasteries that are open to the public. Also, you will be able to snap some lovely pictures from the top. This destination is a must-visit for all Instagram lovers.

Also Read: 10 Best National Parks In Greece

9. Sarakiniko

Sarakiniko Beach, Greece
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Situated in the southern part of the Cyclades, this little island of Milos is where you can enjoy a typical Cycladic island. Here, you will find fantastic beaches lapped by turquoise waters. However, if you want to top your Instagram, head to Sarakiniko Beach, on the northeastern coast. It is technically not a beach but a coastal area. Nevertheless, this place won’t offer you any less fun than a beach. Enjoy its lunar-like landscape, whitewashed limestones shores, which magically and beautifully contrast with the clear waters. Moreover, you will not find any need of adding a filter for this Instgrammable spot in Greece.

Also Read: Honeymoon in Greece Travel Guide: For A Romantic Getaway!

10. Parthenon, Athens

Parthenon, Athens, Instagrammable Spots In Greece
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The Parthenon, a former temple on the Athenian Acropolis, Greece, is dedicated to the goddess Athena. The people of Athens considered her their patron. The construction began in 447 BC when the Athenian Empire was at the peak of its power. If you are travelling from the airport, some taxis can take you to the Acropolis. It only takes 30 minutes from the airport to the Acropolis. This is one of the most Instagrammable spots in Greece.

Also Read: Athens Undiscovered – Top offbeat things to do in Athens

Tips for Your Greece Trip

  1. Stay in some of the best villas in Greece.
  2. Enjoy the nightclubs in Greece.
  3. Also, visit all the beautiful towns in Greece.
  4. There are many things to do in Greece, so indulge in all the activities in different Instagrammable spots in Greece.
  5. Bring back all the popular souvenirs from Greece.

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

Frequently Asked Questions for Your Greece Tour

What is the best way to explore Greece?

The best way to explore Greece is on a cruise.

How many days in Greece is enough?

7 days in Greece is enough.

Is Santorini expensive?

Santorini is about twice as expensive as Athens, with hotel prices climbing to 18,400 INR, on average, per night, in the summer season.

What is Greece mostly famous for?

Greece is mostly famous for the Parthenon at the Acropolis in Athens.

What is the best time to visit Greece?

You should visit Greece between May to September as the weather is remarkable during this time.

 

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Now, as you have known about all the famous Instagrammable spots in Greece, wait no more and pack your bags to explore the undiscovered destination. To make your trip easier, visit Pickyourtrail, where you will find some pre-packaged Greece packages. Moreover, customise your Greece itinerary and choose what suits you the most.

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