Athens, Acropolis and Parthenon
Athens is one of the most ancient cities of the world and the capital of Greece. It’s the political, financial and cultural centre of the country. Every year millions of tourists visit Athens, the worldwide famous Acropolis and the temple of Parthenon. It is maybe the unique city you can do everything. It’s an interesting modern city that you can live everything in it. You can explore archaeological and historical places and travel back in time, you can do sunbathing on the beautiful beaches just a few kilometres away, you can have fun, enjoy the exciting nightlife and meet new people. However, the place which attracts the interest and the admiration of the visitors is doubtless, the Parthenon. The temple of the Parthenon was built on the hill of Acropolis of Athens and is the best known tourist attraction in Greece. It’s almost impossible someone to come to Athens and not visit the Parthenon. It began to be built in 447BC and finished in 432BC essentially to replace the sacred temple of Athena, the Olympian goddess and protector of Athens, which was destroyed by the Persians. Right below the Parthenon is the new and modern National Archaeological Museum where every one of us can explore and live throughout the history of the ancient Greek civilization.
Santorini, the most beautiful sunset
Many believe that Santorini is the lost Atlantis. It’s an extremely beautiful island in which prevails its majestic volcano. Santorini was voted as the world’s best island for the year 2011 but also the ‘’Travel&Leisure’’ readers voted Santorini as the 3rd most romantic island worldwide. The totally white small houses with the blue coloured roofs and shutters, climbed on the rocky hillsides of the island and around the deep blue cloak of the sea, give to the place a unique and special beauty you cannot meet anywhere else. The capital of the island, Fira has a nice combination of Cycladic and Venetian architecture and tight cobblestones full of little stores, restaurants and cafes which attract the visitors. However, the most of the people who visit Santorini want to see its breath-taking sunset. Oia is the area which overflows with people every afternoon. All of them wait to admire the sunset, climb even to the most incredible places just to see this unique sight and burst into applause when the sun goes down. The gorgeous colour combinations as the sun sinks into the deep blue waters of the Aegean Sea create a romantic picture which moves deeply ever visitor.
Mykonos owns the title of the most cosmopolitan island of Greece while its nightlife is considered to be one of the best in Europe. The island of winds as is usually called attracts the most and the most excited visitors. The partying continues all day long with beach parties and peaks in Super Paradise, the most famous beach of the island. Mykonos is the ground-breaking in the development of tourism in relation to the other Greek islands, started during the 60’s and has now the entertainment is among the liveliest and most active in Europe. The fun is not focused on a particular location of the island but is spread from the beautiful beaches to its narrow alleys until Little Venice. It’s sure the possibility someone to meet many celebrities domestic as well as international.
Rhodes is included in the top destinations worldwide. It belongs to the Dodecanese Island complex and is the biggest of them. It’s a place where once was placed one of the 7 ancient wonders of the world, the Colossus of Rhodes. The benchmark of the island is the old medieval style town as well as the medieval settlement of Lindos. All these come with the crystal blue waters, the amazing sandy beaches where someone can mix the peace and the active entertainment. During the night, in the old town you can see people from every point of the world to have fun together in the bars which play every kind of music from Greek to international, Latin, jazz and house. Also, many stay awake until the morning or just wake up early the morning to admire the most beautiful sunrise from the beach of Enydrio. The most famous site of Rhodes is the palace of the Grand Master of the Knights. The impressive building was founded in the 7th century AC and in 1309 the Knights Hospitaller (or the Knights of Saint John) rebuilt it to host their Grand Masters. Rhodes is a full of life, active island and a top Greek destination much loved by thousands of people.
Zakynthos is an island in the Ionian Sea gifted with unique natural beauty. Every summer attracts thousands of tourists who want to meet and enjoy some of the most famous and photographed Greek beaches like Laganas, the Ship Wreck, Volimes with the Blue Caves and many more others. While exploring the island everyone gets impressed by the irresistible ‘’belles’’ and the warm people. Zakynthos is the island of the love songs and the operettas. Here all the emotions are dressed with keynotes. How can someone do not love Zakynthos? It has all; History, sites, impressive mountainous masses, verdant forests and fertile valleys, unfinished sandy beaches and the emerald colour waters of the Ionian Sea. All these are combined with amazing all day entertainment and excellent quality tourist facilities. Many of them who visited Zakynthos called it an ‘’earthy paradise’’ and not unfairly.