Known as the cradle of Western civilisation, Greece is a European nation located in the continent's southeastern region. It is also regarded as the birthplace of democracy and Western philosophy. The country has a rich history and cultural heritage that date back more than three millennia. People who like having an exciting time outdoors would find Greece truly fascinating with its gorgeous islands, crystal-clear waters of the Aegean Sea, and the white-sand beaches fringed with palms.
Eating out in Greece
You can begin your meal with Courgette Balls, made using feta cheese and fresh mint. Dolmadakia is also a popular dish, prepared with grape leaves stuffed with rice and meat. You would also like to have Moussaka, a creamy and juicy treat prepared using minced beef cooked in tomato sauce. After having a good meal, you can go for Baklava, a mouth-watering Greek dessert. A visit to Kalita restaurant during your Greece holidays would give you the chance to taste some of the popular dishes of the country.
Places to visit in Greece
The symbol of Greece and its capital, Athens, Acropolis is a popular tourist attraction that comprises of three majestic temples including Parthenon. Another interesting attraction is the Acropolis Museum, which displays some interesting ancient finds. You would also be delighted to visit Santorini, a world-famous Greek island known for its enchanting cliff-top towns of Oia and Fira. If you wish to experience some serene moments, visit the Mylopotas Beach located on the Ios island. Many of the tourists are reminded of the gorgeous beaches explored during their caribbean holidays upon visiting this beach.
Fun activities in Greece
If you wish to explore the islands located in the Aegean and Ionian seas embark on a sailing adventure. Water skiing and wakeboarding can be enjoyed along the Athenian Riviera and in the islands of Mykonos and Rhodes. Once you have tried your favourite water sports, head to the mountains to indulge in rock-climbing. To have a wonderful shopping experience, visit the Athens Heart Mall located in the Tavros suburb of Athens.
Nightlife in Greece
Greece has a unique and multi-dimensional nightlife to satisfy your craving for an exciting time after dark. As the sun goes down, its fantastic cities come alive with vibrant offerings in their bars and clubs. One such club is Skandinavian Disco, located on the Mykonos island. This is an excellent spot to make new friends and enjoy some soothing cocktails and wines. You can also dance to the tunes spun by one of the most talented DJs.
Accommodation in Greece
For enjoying luxurious stays in Greece, you can book your accommodation in any of its elegant five-star hotels that have well-appointed rooms and suites provided with the latest amenities. Travellers with limited budgets can choose to stay in apartments or private rooms. Hostels and backpacker accommodations are also available for tourists who are travelling on tight budgets. You can get around in Greece using domestic flights, trains, buses, taxis, ferries, small boats, and rented cars or motorcycles.
Festivals in Greece
Christmas and New Year's Eve are celebrated with great zest and festivities in this European nation. For three weeks, you would get to witness plenty of feasting and dancing during the Apokries or Carnival held between February and March. Easter is also among the most important festivals in Greece and the celebrations begin weeks before Easter Sunday. The Feast of Saint George held on the 23rd of April celebrates the killing of the Dragon by the Knight.
Best time to visit Greece
Between late May and early October, the climate in this part of Europe is characterised with pleasant daytime temperatures and lesser rains. This makes it the best time to visit this country and enjoy sightseeing and other outdoor activities. The cheap holidays to Greece offered by Lowest2 give you the opportunity to enjoy greater savings that can be utilised for exploring the best attractions in this European country.
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