The southeastern country of Europe is the perfect tourist place you can visit. The rugged mountains, pristine beaches, and green valleys will make your Greece tour more special. The country has something for everyone. That is why Greece is the perfect place to have a vacation with your family and friends.

So, this year make the perfect Greece tour to surprise your close ones:

1. Athens

The ancient city of Athens is the ideal place if you love history. Moreover, the blend of modern architecture, subways, streets, well-manicured parks, and the ruins of historical monuments will make you fall in love with the city.

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Places to Visit in Athens:

  • Acropolis
  • Acropolis Museum
  • Parthenon
  • National Archaeological Museum
  • Plaka 
  • Mount Lycabettus & others.

Best Time to Visit:

The best time to visit Athens is between March and May and from September to November. Around this time, the weather remains pleasant and less crowdy.

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2. Santorini

With the contrast of white houses on caldera cliffs and the blue of the Aegean Sea, Santorini is a sight to behold. The sunrises, sunsets, and azure sky are perfect for honeymoon couples. Furthermore, savor the delicious cheesecakes, seafood dishes, and wine.

Places to Visit in Santorini:

  • Oia
  • Thera
  • Firá 
  • Caldera
  • Akrotíri Archaeological Site & others.

Best Time to Visit:

If you enjoy your vacation in Santorini, visit between June and September. 

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3. Chania Town

The cobbled streets, unique architecture, and Old Venetian Harbor of Chania Town have a magical charm. Maybe that is why many directors have captured the exquisite vista of this city in their movies.

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Places to Visit in Chania Town:

  • Old Venetian Harbor
  • Greek National Football Museum
  • Minoan’s World The 9D Experience
  • Lighthouse of Chania
  • Maritime Museum of Crete & others.

Best Time to Visit:

Visit Chania is between June and September. The average temperature varies between 32 C-22 C during this time.

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4. Hersonissos

This ancient Port Town of Greece, Hersonissos, is the perfect vacation spot with its mild weather, pristine beaches, historic sites, and breathtaking landscapes. Enjoy the wild nightlife sipping on your favorite wine.

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Places to Visit in Hersonissos:

  • Aquaworld Aquarium & Reptile Rescue Centre
  • Star Beach
  • Dinosaur Park
  • Labyrinth Park & others.

Best Time to Visit:

The perfect time to visit Crete is from June to September. You will get to see many wildflowers in this warm and sunny weather.

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5. Parga

Nestled on the western coast of Greece, the mainland of Parga is famous for its white-sand beaches, clear blue water, and lush greeneries. Spend your day scuba diving, hiking, and later savoring the local delicacies.

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Places to Visit in Parga:

  • Acheron River
  • Valtos Beach
  • Lichnos Beach
  • Venetian Castle of Parga
  • Alonaki Fanariou Beach & others.

Best Time to Visit:

Plan your tour to this city of Greece, Parga between mid-May to October. It is the perfect time to enjoy the beach.

6. Corfu

If you want to steal a glimpse of a fairy tale, visit this enchanting island of Greece, Corfu. The rich history of the Mediterranean era, and the untamed wilderness will make you fall in love with the place. 

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Places to Visit in Corfu:

  • Paleokastritsa Monastery
  • Angelokastro
  • Corfu Old Town
  • Vlacherna Monastery
  • Arillas Beach
  • Mirtiotissa Beach & others.

Best Time to Visit: 

With the chilly winds in the winter, warmer seasons are perfect seasons to visit Corfu. You can plan tour from April to May and September to November.

7. Rethymnon

If you are planning a tour to Greece but not sure which places to visit, add Rethymnon to your list. The ancient architecture of the 16th century, enchanting waterfalls, and luxury hotels make it the ideal vacation spot.

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Places to Visit in Rethymnon:

  • Rethymnon Old Town
  • Monastery of Arkadi
  • The Venetian Fortezza
  • Paraschakis Olive Oil
  • The Holy Monastery of Preveli
  • Rethymno Beach & others.

Best Time to Visit:

The Ideal time to visit Rethymnon is between June and September.

8. Thessaloniki

The second-largest city in Greece, Thessaloniki is well-known for its rich history, culture, and stunning vistas. Furthermore, the authentic cuisine of the town allures food lovers all over the world.

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Places to Visit in Thessaloniki:

  • Rotunda of Galerius 
  • The White Tower
  • Church of Agios Dimitrios
  • Arch of Galerius
  • Archaeology Museum
  • Ano Pol & others.

Best Time to Visit:

Visit Thessaloniki between August to October to enjoy a pleasant vacation with your loved ones. 

9. Rhodes Island

This tiny island of Greece, Rhode, is like a treasure with its dramatic scenery, sumptuous cuisine, and rich history. Established in the 14th century, this old town is also a part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site.

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Places to Visit in Rhodes:

  • Tsambika Beach
  • Monolithos Castle
  • Anthony Quinn Bay
  • Medieval City
  • Water Park & others.

Best Time to Visit:

Visit this island between June to September.

10. Naxos

This island in the South Aegean, Naxos, is the largest and the greenest island sitting on the land of Greece. The lush green valleys, prolonged beaches, and mountains will help you be closer to nature.

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Places to Visit in Naxos:

  • Plaka Beach
  • Old Town
  • The Temple of Apollo
  • Zas Mountain
  • Cedar Forest of Aleko
  • Agia Anna Beach & others.

Best Time to Visit:

If you love sunny weather, visit Naxos between June to September.  

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