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Abundant in natural beauty and historic sites, Greece is a wonderful country that would please your senses with some delightful offerings that it has in store for its visitors. Once you're here, you'll come across a historic capital and places that are ideal for taking a break from everything and relaxing amidst scenic surroundings. If relaxation is not something that you have in mind, there are some exciting adventures worth trying while exploring the nation's popular places.

Your greece holidays would certainly give you some unforgettable memories to cherish. If you're a history buff, you'll get the chance to delve deeper into the nation's past and know more about the roots of Western culture.

Explore the historic cities
Historic Cities

There are many possibilities you can have while getting around in the cities of Greece. What better place to start than the country's capital, Athens! It is a city where democracy, fine arts, and sciences were born. So, it's quite obvious that it has plenty of interesting attractions worth exploring, which would give you a glimpse of its past and allow you to get some valuable insights into its contributions in many areas. The second-largest Greek city, Thessaloniki, has a cosmopolitan character and an interesting history despite being a modern metropolis. Another attractive city you can visit during your time spent in Greece is Volos.

Unwind on beautiful islands
Beautiful Island

When you're on any of the Greek islands, you'll have everything that instantly delights your senses and makes you feel relaxed. Most of these islands have whitewashed houses in their majestic towns, azure waters of the sea surrounding them, and opportunities galore for tourists to watch some mesmerising sunsets. No wonder they're considered one of the must-see destinations for those who intend to visit Europe. Among the most popular ones are Santorini, Mykonos, and Crete. When you're on the islands of Greece, don't miss their beaches and a thrilling nightlife offered by their elegant bars and clubs.

Also read: 4 Enchanting Islands for An Unforgettable Greek Holiday

Discover some scenic villages
Scenic Villages

Greece also allows you to embark on a trip to its charming villages that give you the feeling of being transported to an entirely different world. Many of them are characterised by a distinct Cycladic architecture and offer the best views of the Aegean Sea. One of them is Fiskardo, which is located on the Ionian island of Kefalonia. This captivating village and the dense forest in its surroundings have been recognised as places of immense natural beauty and have even received protection from the Greek authorities. One of the other villages worth visiting are is Apiranthos, which is located on Naxos Island.

Relish the delectable Greek dishes
Greek DIshes

It seems the contemporary Greek cuisine has been influenced strongly by the food preparations of the Ottomans. The delicacies are made using a variety of vegetables, grains, fish, wine, and meat. Almost all the dishes are prepared using olives and olive oil. You'll also notice an influence of Italian cuisine in the dishes that are eaten in southern regions and some of the islands. One of the popular delicacies of Greece is Souvlaki. It is prepared using chicken, lamb, beef, or pork grilled on a skewer. For dessert, the popular choice is Baklava, made using layers of dough with chopped nuts and honey or syrup in between.

Suggested read: Try These 5 Appetising Dishes When You're in Greece

Visit the ancient sites
ancient sites

This country was home to one of the greatest civilisations in the world and the traces of it can be found in the form of ancient ruins located at several places. In recent times, they have been included in the list of World Heritage Sites by UNESCO. One of the most famous ones is the Acropolis, located in the Greek capital, Athens. Delphi is yet another ancient site, which was once the seat of Pythia, a renowned High Priestess consulted by many people from the ancient world for guidance and cryptic predictions. Don't miss the ancient theatre of Epidaurus, which was constructed in the 4th century BC and is considered to be a perfect Greek theatre in terms of aesthetics and acoustics.

There are some gorgeous Greek islands you must explore while holidaying in this attractive European country. Given below are the most popular ones:

Santorini  -  Mykonos  -  Crete  -  Corfu  -  Rhodes