Messolonghi is one of the most beautiful places in Greece

By | May 7, 2023

“There are hundreds Greek islands to choose from, but one that is gaining more attention by the minute is picturesque Milos. Accessible via direct flights from Athens, this island is the ideal place to kick back and relax.

Come and explore deserted beaches hidden between rugged cliffs and enjoy peaceful evenings sipping local wine watching the sun dip into the blue waters.

These, among other things, are mentioned in a special tribute to Greece from the world-renowned travel media.Travel and Leisure” which places Milos in second place after Athens. A special mention is also made of Ancient Olympia as the cradle of the Olympic Games, which is included along with Thessaloniki, Epidaurus, Meteora and island destinations, in the tribute entitled: “The 15 most beautiful places to visit in Greece”.

15. Nafplio

Nafplio is full of ancient sites, including monuments and castles galore, worth exploring on your next Greek vacation.

14. Olympia


Make another historic stop in Olympia, this time for a sports history lesson. Located on the western side of the Peloponnese, Olympia was the site of the first Olympic Games. Visitors can visit the ancient stadium and the temples of Zeus and Hera, all in one trip.

13. Mesolongos


Although the city is of great historical importance (especially around the Greek Revolution), it remains an understated gem for international tourists.

12. Thessaloniki


This port city is packed with historic sites like the White Tower and the Arch of Galerius, along with world-class restaurants and contemporary art museums that will impress you.

11. Corfu


Do you want to try Italy and Greece together? Then travel to the stunning and romantic island of Corfu. Thanks to its contact with the neighboring European nation, the island has a lot of Italian influence, which is reflected in its architecture, food and lifestyle.

10. Kefalonia


Combine your visit with a short geology lesson in Kefalonia. The island, located to the west of the mainland, is home to the Drogaratis cave, which has stalactites and stalagmites hanging from the ceiling and protruding from the sea floor, respectively.

9. Sifnos


Sifnos, a small island that can be reached by boat from Athens, is another place known for its relaxing atmosphere. Plus, it’s packed with so many beaches that you can find a long stretch of sandy coastline all to yourself, even in the height of summer.



For incredible views, visit Meteora, located in Thessaly. The area is made up of huge rock formations that rise into the sky. Within the magnificent formations are many monasteries, which were included in the list of UNESCO World Heritage sites.

7. Githio


The coastal community of Gytheio is certainly quiet, but it is by far one of the best places to visit when you need to get away from it all. Filled with colorful houses and golden sand beaches, Gythio is also known for its sea turtles that come to lay their eggs.

6. Epidaurus


Epidaurus, in the far northeast of the Peloponnese, is especially prized by archeology buffs for its Ancient Theatre, built in the 4th century BC. in honor of the god of medicine, Asclepius. It is still a place where visitors can see live performances in the summer.

5. Halkidiki


Admire blue-tinged waters you didn’t know existed in Halkidiki. This area is best known for its beautiful beaches, which have equally attractive soft sand so you can relax all day.

4. Delphi


History buffs will love the city of Delphi, located about a 2.5-hour drive northwest of Athens. The Oracle of Delphi was located there, where people from all over the Mediterranean traveled to visit it. Here, visitors can still explore the Temple of Apollo, along with many ancient theaters and stadiums preserved for millennia.

3. Mykonos


Looking for a livelier atmosphere? Head to Mykonos, an island known for its party atmosphere. Also accessible via direct flights from Athens, Mykonos is the place to be during the summer for beach parties that last all night (and often into the next day). Of course, there is more to the island than just parties. It is home to wonderful beaches and historical sites such as Kato Myli, a series of four huge windmills built by the Venetians in the 16th century.



There are hundreds of Greek islands to choose from, but one that is gaining more attention by the minute is picturesque Milos. Accessible via direct flights from Athens, this island is the ideal place to kick back and relax. Come explore deserted beaches hidden between sheer cliffs, dine on octopus at cafes dotted around the island, and enjoy lazy evenings sipping local wine while watching the sun dip into the blue waters.

1. Athens


As the capital of Greece and the country’s largest city, Athens is worth exploring for at least a day or two. Visitors can head to popular attractions like the Acropolis and Parthenon, but hipper neighborhoods like Exarchia, known for its bohemian flair, are also worth checking out.


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