7 things you must do on a Greek Holiday
Greece is a land of vast and varied landscapes, with wide open skies and a sea speckled with islands. Soak up in the history and edginess of the capital city of Athens. Be enchanted by the views of the iconic of Acropolis and witness the most popular archaeological sites while in Delphi. From the ancient monasteries of Meteora to the perfect sunsets in Oia, Santorini, you will get to experience everything that makes essential Greece. Set sail into the glittering blue and beyond while you are in Mykanos and explore its beautiful South Coast.
Below is the list of top 7 things you must do on a Greek Holiday:
Be wowed by the Acropolis:
Enjoy the magnificient views of the iconic Acropolis, visible from almost every part of the city which reminds Greeks daily of their heritage and the city’s many transformations. It was inhabited in Neolithic times.People resided until the late 6th century BC, but in 510 BC the Delphic oracle declared that it should be the province of the gods. Later the Acropolis was transformed into a city of temples now regarded as the zenith of classical Greece. You can also visit the dazzling Acropolis Museum which sits at the foot of the Acropolis' southern slope.
Delve into the history of Delphi:
Delphi is among the most popular archaeological sites. It compromises the remains of a sanctuary that was the "navel of the world". Visit the temple of Apollo which was built around the 7th century BC, an imposing temple of Doric is now in a ruinous state. Get beautiful views of the surrounding from the temple which is perched on the hill.
Watch the sun go down from Oia:
Santorini is synonymous to the stunning sunset moments. Everyone who visits this island returns in awe of the few hours they spent witnessing the sun go down the horizon here. While in Oia, you take your time to experience the magic of one of the best sunsets in the world.
Feel the warmth at an active Volcano and take a dip in hot springs:
Visit the active volcano of Santorini at the Yellowstone Caldera and enjoy a soothing dip in the iron-rich hot springs. A great opportunity for fascinating photos. The Santorini Caldera undoubtedly is one of the natural wonders on planet earth. The volcanic explosion that occurred here 3500 years ago forever changed the topography of the Mediterranean coast. Get ready to take a dip in the hot springs at Palaia Kameni, considered to have healing powers.
Let the Monolithic Pillars of Meteora Mesmerise you:
Meteora is a Greek word which means ‘suspended in the air’. Known for the monasteries perched on the high cliffs, they overlook the villages of Kalambaka and Kastraki. A valley with huge rocks located on the Northern side of Greece, dates back to 600 million years. On these impressive zenith, iconic monasteries were constructed in Byzantine times. Visit this place for some sweeping panoramic views.
Visit a local winery in Santorini:
Santorini is an island with long wine-making traditions. The volcanic soil and the special climate of Santorini give a unique taste to the local wine. Imagine missing out on the traditional wine while on a holiday to Greece. Don’t let that happen because there are wineries spread all over the countryside. The most famous Santorini wineries are Santo Wines and Volcan Wines.
Island Hopping in Mykonos:
Mykonos Island, definitely the most famous, thanks to its treasure of natural beauty, rich history, and plenty of local colour (white & blue). We get orientation and information in the labyrinth of the old town as well as impressions of the small port and the churches in town. See the famous wind-mills and find Petros the Pelican, the mascot of Mykonos. Stroll around the best beaches surrounding this island. Be a part of its exciting nightlife, admire the picturesque Cycladic architecture and laze around the magnificent beaches that makes holidays in Mykonos a magnificent experience.