06. Myrtos Beach
Myrthos Beach is one of the most popular tourist attractions in Greece because of its world-renowned magical turquoise and blue sea waters, giving a great contrast to the smooth and bright white marble pebbles on the beach. This wonderful Greek destination is located in Kefalonia’s north-west part and it has been voted as Greece best beach for 12 times. Aside from the beach itself, the tall cliffs and steep mountains behind Myrtos Beach are also some of the reasons why tourists love this place.
05. Delphi Theatre
The Delphi Theatre is one of the most visited Greek tourist attractions today. This theatre was built on a hill so that spectators can have a clear and nice view of the whole sanctuary, as well as the magnificent landscape below. Built originally in the 4th century, the Delphi Theatre was a very important site in ancient Greece and it could seat up to five thousand guests.
Meteora is located in central Greece and it is home to six monasteries built on rock pillars. Meteora’s first ever monastery was built in the 14th century. Meteora is considered as one of the world’s most spectacular rock formations and it also called by different names like “suspended in the air”, “in the heavens above” and “middle of the sky.” Meteora is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and reaching the monasteries require large nets or long ladders; a feat the surely requires leap of faith.
Considered as one of the most popular tourist attractions in Greece, Mykonos is a charming picturesque town composed of whitewashed step lanes and a maze of small alleys. It is a famous cosmopolitan destination that offers intense nightlife. Here you can enjoy great times with your friends in one of the many nightclubs and bars that give life to the town during the night. Mykonos also offers sandy beaches for those who love to swim and sunbathe.
02. Parthenon, Acropolis
They say a visit to Athens is never complete if you are not going to see one of the most popular Greek Attractions in Athens, the Parthenon. It is a famous temple built on top of the Acropolis and during its time, it served not just as a temple, but also as a church, a mosque, a fortress and a powder magazine. It was build during in 447 BC as a replacement for the temple destroyed by the Persians.
Known as the most popular tourist destination in the magical land of Greece, Santorini is world-renowned for its stunning sunsets, dramatic views, whitewashed houses and the active volcano. The capital, Fira, is popular because of the unique fusion of Venetian and Cycladic architecture that are evident in the white cobblestone streets that are always busy with tourists roaming around and browsing through tavernas, hotels, cafes and gift shops. Oia is another major town that is popular for its whitewashed cubic residential structures. Santorini is considered as a precious gem to the Aegean Sea, and it is indeed one of the main reasons why Greece remains to be a top tourist destination in the world.
These are our 10 best tourist attractions in Greece. If you don’t agree, please share your thoughts in the comment section. Let us know what else should be included in this list.