Five Must Visit Cities in Greece

Greece, a country offering coup d’oeil of sanguinity and splendor, has become one of the most popular holiday destinations amongst travelers from all across the globe. It offers a perfect getaway to shun away from the ennui of your life. On your visit to Greece, you simply cannot miss to see the top five cities of Greece that offer you a wide galore of recreation away from the mundane affairs of your life.

Athens: Quaint Amalgamation of Beauty and History

Santorini: The City Synonymous With Charisma

The capital city of Greece has a history dating back to more than 3000 years when it was first inhabited on the rock of Acropolis. Athens is a true representation of what Europe was a millennia ago i.e. the birthplace of humanity. From excursion spots such as harbor of Piraeus to National Archeological Museum, and place of Modern civilization, Acropolis, Athens is a must visit destination for the visitors. Idyllic ambience, restaurants, spectacular beaches, cafes, souvenir shops, ethnic cuisines, and all what you desire on your holidays can be found in this city.

>> Find flights to Athens, check out day trips from Athens or book a hostel near the Acropolis

Santorini: The City Synonymous With Charisma

Drown in the luxury and experience the serenity of this spectacular city, Santorini that offers scads of options to the visitors to enjoy. Whether you have tied your nuptial knot or are looking to spend some time alone, Santorini is surely the city to halt at. This city encompasses cerulean landscapes, traditional villages, tall cliffs, breathtaking views, and a dream-like setting to the tourists. And, one place that you surely cannot give a pass is Oia, the major destination that is renowned for its stunning sunsets.

>> Find hostels in Santorini or learn about Santorini wines

Mykonos: Limitless Fun and Frolic

Mykonos: Limitless Fun and Frolic

If you are looking for never ending fun and frolic on your visit to Greece, then Mykonos is the most desirable place for you. You can see Cycladic cubist style architecture all over the Mykonos. It is a city packed with beautiful white little houses having blue windows and flowers, pigeon keepers, wonderful cares as well as restaurants, hand painted streets, chimneys, aplenty little churches, and windmills. In nutshell, this serene like city is a must head towards for the travelers who wish to loosen themselves and rest their tired bones.

>> Find flights to Mykonos or book hotels in Mykonos

Naxos: Replete Of Natural Grandeur and Marvel

Naxos: Replete Of Natural Grandeur and Marvel

One of the largest Greek islands, Naxos is a nuptial isle of Dionysus. It is characterized for its picturesque villages, sandy beaches, Venetian town, fertile valleys, and Portara, the marble gate. A visit to this island can leave you spellbound and the magnificence is certainly going to cast a magical spell on you. In addition, the beaches of the island such as Agios Prokopios, Agia Anna, Sahara, Plaka, Mikri Vigla, and so on act as the cherry on the top in your holiday experience.

>> Learn more about Naxos

Crete: Dynamic City with Recreation Galore

Crete: Dynamic City with Recreation Galore

Crete is a proud island of Greece that witnesses amass crowd during the holiday season. This mountainous destination welcomes the tourists and allows them to unwind themselves. Also, the diverse flora and fauna of the island makes it a must visit for the tourists.

>> Book a hotel in Crete or read about things to do in Crete

A visit to these five cities of Greece can offer you the most gratifying experience of your life.

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jim humberd
06 April 2011

You missed one of the best. There are so many “best” in Greece, the only way to see them all is to see them all.

We spent one month, and that was not enough.

Try this one:

and more and more

Ahi Kerp
06 April 2011

These kind of lists always leave out more than they include, but it was interesting to have three cities from the Cyclades?
What about Nafplion, a pretty Venetian city on the Peloponnese? Or Thessaloniki, a former European city of culture? Or Delphi, which is small but scenic and of course as historic as it gets?
It seems like this list could be a bit more comprehensive.

Eager Existence
06 April 2011

A perfectly timed article. I plan on being in Greece by the end of this month. My itinerary included some Greek islands, and of course Athens, I will have to rethink things now…

Eleni Tzika
14 April 2011

An article is definetely not enough even for the must see places in Greece. Mykonos and Santorini are first on the list as unique in the world islands, not to mention Athens, even for a day in the Parthenon and the acropolis museum. Crete is not a city but a big island and can take at least a week to visit, start with Chania there… Thessaloniki worths also a visit and I could go on and on, depending on the preference for culture,archaeologiacal sites, beaches….