Greece is a fabulous country to visit. The food is absolutely fabulous, there are some of the most spectacular beaches in the world, and it has some incredible old archaeological ruins. The country is exciting for explorers of all ages and here are the top 5 Greece getaways that everyone will enjoy.
Take a City break in Athens
Athens is an amazing city to visit because it has an exciting and vibrant nightlife, fabulous food and some of the most famous archaeological sites on earth. The Parthenon was built to hold a statue of Athena during the “Golden Age of Pericles.” The Acropolis sits high above Athens on a rocky outcrop and it contains the remains of several ancient structures. The Hephaestus Temple was built two years before the Parthenon and it was the first temple in Athens to be made of marble. These iconic monuments are definitely something that you need to see if you are travelling to Athens.
Try Island Hopping
There are 3000 islands and islets in Greece so island hopping is something that must be experienced by everyone who visits this stunning country. Here are some of our favourite islands. There are plenty of boats that you can hop off and on and there is accommodation available on some of the islands if you choose to prolong your stay at one particular place. You can visit the Ionian Islands, the Saronic Gulf Islands, the Sporades Islands, the Cycladic Islands, the Dodecanese Islands, or the North Aegean Islands. Each set of islands promises something unique and you can expect to see ancient villages, stunning beaches, and dine on delicious freshly caught seafood.
Go Golfing In Crete
A golf holiday to Greece will surely tick all your boxes, with guarenteed sunshine, stunning views and delicous food, what more could you want. The Crete Golf Club, located near Hersonisso, is the only 18 hole golf course on the island and it is a great place for a few rounds. This challenging course has been an official venue for the Ladies European Tour Access Series since 2012. You can spend a day working on your back swing and then retire to your rented luxury villa at night.
No visit to Santorini is complete without staying in one of the traditional cave house. You will snug as a bug in these luxury digs that protect you from the wind. Spend a day cliff diving at Ammoudi Beach and then dine at one of the amazing fish taverns where you have an amazing view of the Aegean Sea. Be sure to visit Emporio village located in the centre of Santorini where you can view the Kasteli. After visiting this exciting village be sure to check out the beaches of Perissa and Perivolos.
Diros Caves, Peloponnese
Take a majestic ride on a small wooden ferry to see these magical caves. The ferry meanders through crystal clear water and then effortlessly glides underground into the caves. The caves are lit by halogen lighting and the colours they create are brilliant. The stalagmite and stalactite will blow your mind. The ferry glides from cave to cave effortlessly fitting through narrow passages and entering new caverns. This is a real treat for anyone who is fascinated by caves.