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  • 1 Metéora Highly Recommended Highly Recommended Highly Recommended

    Nature and gardens

    GR - 42200 Kalampáka

    North of the Piniós Valley and the town of Kalambáka, a group of sandstone columns rises up from the surrounding green plain like a rock forest with fantastic shapes and smooth, breathtakingly high walls. Perched on top of these huge rocky pillars ar..

  • 2 Knossós Highly Recommended Highly Recommended Highly Recommended

    Archaeological and historical sites

    Knossos GR - 71410 Irákleio

    The oldest city in Greece is set among arid hills in the southeast of the Herakleion plain. With its chequerboard of courtyards, corridors, stairways, upper floors, chambers, royal apartments and shrines, the mythical lair of the terrible Minotaur is..

  • 3 Santorini Highly Recommended Highly Recommended Highly Recommended

    Nature and gardens

    GR - 84700 Thíra

    Santorini is the most spectacular of the Cyclades; arriving by boat in its ancient crater overwhelmed by the sea thousands of years ago is an unforgettable experience. The natural circle is surrounded by giant cliffs in a variety of hues resulting fr..

  • 4 Corfu Highly Recommended Highly Recommended Highly Recommended

    Nature and gardens

    GR - 49100 Kérkyra

    Lying between the Greek world and the Italian peninsula, the jewel of the Ionian islands charms visitors with its green hills carpeted by olive groves, sandy beaches, old town and lovely climate, making it a popular destination all year round. Popula..

  • 5 Monastery of Chozoviotissa Highly Recommended Highly Recommended Highly Recommended

    Religious buildings

    GR - Amorgós

    In an extraordinary site, this venerable monastery literally clings to a cliff-face.Sparkling white against the sombre rock, the building appears halfway up a 500m-high vertcal cliff. Visiting this holy place is an other-worldly experience. Accompani..

  • 6 Lycabettos Highly Recommended Highly Recommended Highly Recommended

    Nature and gardens

    R. Aristipou GR - 10675 Athína

    The Lycabetus, or Wolves' Hill, 277 m high, is crowned by Saint George's Chapel. From the neighbouring terraces, a wonderful panorama embraces the city of Athens, the Acropolis, and the Piraeus coast, together with the main surrounding peaks: to the ..

  • 7 Acropolis Highly Recommended Highly Recommended Highly Recommended

    Archaeological and historical sites

    Av. Dionissiou-Areopagitou GR - 11851 Athína

    In this focal point of civilization you will discover the Propylaea, the Temple of Athena Nike, the Erechteion and the Parthenon, masterpieces of the 5th century B.C. At a relatively late period, the hole which Poseidon made on a rock with a blow of ..

  • 8 Parthenon Highly Recommended Highly Recommended Highly Recommended

    Archaeological and historical sites

    Av. Dionissou-Aeropagitou GR - 11742 Athína

    This Doric temple was built in the epoch of Pericles by Iktinos, under Phidias. His statue, dedicated to Athena, decorated the sanctuary. In the Byzantine epoch this statue taken to Constantinople, was destroyed during the siege of the city by the Cr..

  • 9 Erechtheion Highly Recommended Highly Recommended Highly Recommended

    Archaeological and historical sites

    Av. Dionissou-Aeropagitou GR - 11742 Athína

    This elegant 5C B.C. temple, with many places of worship, was a church, a palace, a harem and then a military magazine. The famous portico of the kores was named the «Caryatids tribune» because 6 statues of young women, clad in tunics with parallel f..

  • 10 Acropolis Museum Highly Recommended Highly Recommended Highly Recommended

    Museums and art

    15 r. Dionysiou-Aeropagitou GR - 11742 Athína

    After entering this place, how will you leave it? You will certainly be enchanted by the celebrated kores with their mischievous smiles, the famous "pensive Athena", the remarkable kore of Antenor, the winged statue of Nike and the kore wit..

  • 11 Ancient Epidauros: Theatre Highly Recommended Highly Recommended Highly Recommended

    Archaeological and historical sites

    GR - 210 52 Asklipieío

    The theatre, built in the 4C BC by Polykleitos the Younger, was the most outstanding in the ancient world due to its magnificent lines, harmonious proportions and beautiful setting. The cavea could accommodate up to 14 000 spectators. It is worth cli..

  • 12 Samariás Gorge Highly Recommended Highly Recommended Highly Recommended

    Nature and gardens

    GR - 73005 Omalós

    The road up to the gorge (16km long) crosses the Omalós Plateau (1 050m). After passing through Omalós, the road ends in Xilóskalo on the edge of the gorge. First a flight of wooden steps and then a twisting path lead down into the depths of the gorg..

  • 13 Panorama Highly Recommended Highly Recommended Highly Recommended

    Nature and gardens

    GR - 84400 Pátmos

    East of Hóra, three windmills overlook the Gríkos road. The view from here is exceptional: to the west, the Hóra and the walls of the monastery; on the hillside, the white cuboid buildings of the School of Pátmos above the Monastery of the Apocalypse..

  • 14 The Kiriotissa District Recommended Recommended

    Architecture, castles and historic districts

    GR - Véroia

    This old quarter of the Macedonian city of Véria has around sixty churches (12C-15C). Ágios Hristos, the church of the Resurrection, is decorated with frescoes by Giorgos Kaliergis (early 14C); Saint Savvas of Kiriotissa has a decorative ceramic exte..

  • 15 Áno Siros Recommended Recommended

    Architecture, castles and historic districts

    GR - Ermoúpoli

    This medieval settlement of steep little streets is the Catholic district of Ermoupoli, comprising houses, alleys, little squares and tiny gardens. The main entrance, Portara, leads to the Plaka quarter with shops and tavernas. Note the memorial to t..

  • 16 Mount Ainos, Kefalonia Recommended Recommended

    Nature and gardens

    GR - 280 80 Sámi

    From Sami, the Argostoli road crosses the island over the mountain. Walkers will enjoy tackling Mount Ainos (1 628m), a giant by the standards of Greek islands. Within a protected national park, it rises from a thick forest of dark Cephalonian firs. ..

  • 17 Sithonia Peninsula Recommended Recommended

    Nature and gardens

    GR - 630 88 Toróni

    Sithonia is rich in natural beauty: umbrella pinewoods fringing long sandy beaches nestling in isolated bays and inlets, some of which jut fjord-like deep into this jagged coastline (perfect for spear-fishing). Often hugging the shore, the coast road..

  • 18 Karathona Bay and Beach Recommended Recommended

    Nature and gardens

    GR - 21100 Náfplio

    Bordered by eucalyptus tree is a vast beach stretching along the shore of a gently curving bay in which sits a small island. From the heights nearby there are views of Palamedes Fort and Acronauplia.

  • 19 Beaches and Palm Grove of Vai Recommended Recommended

    Nature and gardens

    GR - 72300 Siteía

    At the eastern end of Crete's desert landscape, Vai's beaches are renowned for their natural palm groves (unique in Europe), white sand, ochre rocks and clear waters. The first beach encountered, covered by parasols and sunbeds in summer, is the larg..

  • 20 Folegandros Recommended Recommended

    Nature and gardens

    GR - 84011 Folégandros

    A thin rocky island, Folegandros is an austere but much visited destination. It has all the charm of the Cyclades with white houses, high churches, olive terrraces and a small fishing port. Passing below Hora and then from inlet to inlet, the boat tr..

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