Reasons to Love Greece
Greece ranks among Europe’s top travel destinations with its overabundance of ancient ruins, sun-kissed beaches, and delicious cuisine. It is one of the most beautiful places to visit in the world and tourists from all over love to uncover its hidden beauty in the scattered islands lying in the crystal turquoise sea.
The Greeks are very warm and hospitable. They will embrace you with open arms if you should accidently stumble into their village while lost. And before getting you back to your proper destination, they will insist on feeding you a full plate of food and treat you to a glass of tsipouro.
Thanks to the mighty Aegean Sea, Greece has some of the most incredible seafood in the world. You will find tasty cuisines made of sardeles (sardines), gavros (anchovies), astakos (their special lobster), and kolios (mackerel), just to name a few.
Greece has two rare pink beaches and both are found in Crete! These beauties were created from the broken shells of a unique microorganism. They washed up on the shores and mixed with sand creating a gorgeous pinkish hue. Only a handful of these beaches exist.
They have a famous volcano you can tour in Greece! Although it is in a dormant state, Santorini remains an active volcano to this day. According to scientist, there have been at least 12 huge eruptions in the last 2,500,000 years. The last one was in 1950.
Each Greek island offers its own cultural delights, nightlife scenes, and unique historic sites.
Below are just three of the most traveled places to visit in Greece!
1. Greek Islands: The Greek islands are beautiful and exotic and lure multitudes of tourists every year making them one of the topmost traveled destinations. There are more than 2,000 islands to choose from with gorgeous beaches, active volcanoes, colorful harbors, and ancient ruins. The Greek islands has something to do for everyone.
2. Athens: Athens has been inhabited for more than 3,000 years and is famous for its archaeological ruins and monuments. This city has a complex blend of historical and modern features and is also an important center for business, nightlife, and culture.
3. Crete: Crete is the largest of the Greek islands with vast landscapes ranging from stunning coastlines to rugged mountains and rolling country sides dotted with olive trees. Busy cities extend out to quiet villages centered around quaint and elegant coffee shops. Rich in history, Crete has archeological sites of the many ancient civilizations that inhabited it long ago.
So, are you ready to pack your bags and travel to beatiful Greece? I know I am!
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