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15 Breathtaking Places To Visit In Greece

Welcome to the land of beaches. Are you ready for a short trip to the paradise?

Europe is a spectacular land for the wander lusters and Greece is the place one certainly can not miss. Located in southeastern Europe, Greece has thousands of amazing islands that look like as if they have dropped from heaven. Among the number of incredible places to explore in the country, I have compiled some famous spots that attract the majority of the tourists. The tourism industry contributes about 18% to the nation's GDP and the country attracts 22.5 million people each year. 

Let's have a virtual tour of these popular places in Greece.

15 Breathtaking Places To Visit In Greece

15 Breathtaking Places To Visit In Greece

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Greece is enriched with the astonishing landscapes.

Greece is enriched with the astonishing landscapes.

1. Zakynthos beach, Ionian sea

1. Zakynthos beach, Ionian sea

This is hard to believe such a spectacular place exists on earth. Greece is blessed by number of beaches and this is the most beautiful one. Zakynthos is rich in natural beauty. It is surrounded by number of luxurious hotels, that will make your experience unforgettable.

2. Paros, Aegean sea

2. Paros, Aegean sea

Greece is popularly known for its beaches. Paros is situated in central Aegean. Paros was known for its fine white marble in past, but now it is a loved tourist spot. The ambiance looks so pure. Everything in Paros will give you the feeling of complete peace.

3. Corfu island, Kerkira

3. Corfu island, Kerkira

This is one of the most incredible islands among many. Once you get here, you won't feel like leaving this place. There are several beaches in Corfu and you have all the possibilities of spending quality time.

4. Corinth canal, Corinth

4. Corinth canal, Corinth

Passing through the Corinth canal feels heavenly. It is 6.4 km in length and 21.4 metres wide. Corinth canal joins the Gulf of Corinth with the Saronic Gulf. Due to the narrowness, this canal is used only for tourism and not for any transportation purpose.

5. Mount Athos, Halkidiki

5. Mount Athos, Halkidiki

Mount Athos is listed in the world heritage site. This peninsula is situated in Northern Greece. One should acquire a special entrance permit to visit the site. You have to take a ferry boat to reach the place.

This holy mountain recharges every visitor with the vibrations of purity and serenity.

This holy mountain recharges every visitor with the vibrations of purity and serenity.

The place is governed by ''Holy Community''.

6. Giola Natural Pool, Thassos

6. Giola Natural Pool, Thassos

You can have the best time with your loved ones here. This incredible pool carved in the rocks is one of the natural wonders in Greece.

7. Melissani Cave, Sami

7. Melissani Cave, Sami

This unique and stony lake is situated in the east coast of Kefalonia. It was discovered in 1951. The history of the cave is connected with a unique geological phenomenon. The trip to Melissani cave can be full of adventures.

8. Tiny peninsula in Mykonos

8. Tiny peninsula in Mykonos

This is probably the most romantic place on the earth. Visit Mykonos for a lovely experience with your partner!

9. Diros caves in Mani

9. Diros caves in Mani

This is an awesome adventurous site which is located approximately 12 miles south of Aeropolis. Travelers say that this is the best cave in Greece.

10. Santorini in Aegean sea

10. Santorini in Aegean sea

If you visit Greece, Santorini is the place you must not miss. There are many things to do here that can enhance your happiness. You will love watching the sunset. Thriving nightlife will make you excited and the place will give you an awesome feel.

This stunning view will take your breath away!

This stunning view will take your breath away!

11. Ancient Port of Pythagoreion, Samos

11. Ancient Port of Pythagoreion, Samos

Pythagorean is also registered in UNESCO World Heritage Site. This historical place contains ancient Greek and Roman monuments. The classical architectural structures in the area are so impressive.

12. Lake Plastira, Karditsa

12. Lake Plastira, Karditsa

Karditsa will leave you speechless with its amazing landscape. It is said that the place was once devastated by a major flood, later it was developed as a tourist spot.

13. Chania, Crete

13. Chania, Crete

Chania is enriched with the amazing sceneries and breathtaking views. It is a capital city of the regional unit. Chania offers you many inspirational places to visit including Museum of Typography.

14. Palace of Sissi, Corfu

14. Palace of Sissi, Corfu

The palace was built by Empress Elizabeth of Austria who was also known as Sisi. The palace was named after her. Corfu was her favorite vacation place and she always admired the culture of Greece. Sisi's palace includes the glimpses of Greece's language and culture.

15. Delphi, Mount Parnassus

15. Delphi, Mount Parnassus

Delphi is an archaeological site and the best destination for history lovers.

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