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Hidden gems you must visit while explorig greece

Being one of the cultural capitals in Europe, Greece has hosted many civilizations as well as the birthplace of philosophy and mathematics. Before you go to Greece, which is one of the favorite holiday centers with its architectural structures, islands, and delicious food, you can organize your itinerary according to the travel guide we have prepared for you.

Where is Greece?

Greece, located in the continent of Southeast Europe; It borders with Albania, Macedonia, Bulgaria and Turkey. With the Ionian Sea to the west and the Aegean Sea to the east, Greece has the Mediterranean Sea to the south.

Transportation Opportunities in Greece

Due to being a touristic country, public transportation infrastructure has developed in Greece. While it can be easily reached by bus or taxi in cities such as Thessaloniki and Patra, there is a much more developed public transportation network in the capital Athens. In addition to buses and taxis, metro, tram and suburban lines also provide transportation services in Athens. In addition to the transportation networks, you can also choose a fast and comfortable transportation by renting a car in Greece.

The Perfections You Must See in Greece

Greece, which stands out with its historical buildings from ancient times to today, has places to visit in 4 seasons. In the spring months of the country, where you can enjoy the summer on its unique islands, you can visit its historical routes. You can examine the special and protected values of the country enriched by the stories it hosts, and prepare your travel plan based on these routes.


Athens, which is the largest city as well as being the capital of the country, is one of the must-see places in Greece with its 3,000-year-old history. Athens, named after the Goddess Athena; In addition to hosting important periods of history such as the Byzantine, Roman and Ottoman Empires, it is also the birthplace of cultural and artistic fields such as philosophy, theatre, democracy. While visiting the Acropolis and Dafni Monastery in Athens, which are on the UNESCO World Heritage List, you can get lost in the past and examine the rare parts of Greece in archaeological museums. The first place you should see in Athens is the Acropolis. If you want to visit the Acropolis, which means a high city, we recommend you to choose the spring months, which are not very hot. The Parthenon Temple, located in the Acropolis, was used as a mosque for a while during the Ottoman period. The sculptures in the building, which was later used as an arsenal, are exhibited in the British Museum today.

Greek Islands

The Greek Islands, which come to mind first when it comes to a trip to Greece, is one of the country’s biggest tourism resources. While only 600 of the 6,000 islands and islets are open to settlement and day trips, there are some very famous islands among them. You can witness historical buildings and ancient civilizations while enjoying the green and blue on the islands, which are the focus of attention of tourists who prefer Greece especially in summer. Lesbos, Chios, Kos, Santorini, Mykonos, Rhodes, Samos and Paros are known as the most popular islands of Greece. Located among these islands, Santorini is a magnificent island with unique black and red beaches. The island is crescent-shaped and owes its shape to volcanic eruptions that took place about five centuries ago. However, although these volcanic eruptions shaped the island, it caused great damage to the civilizations living on the island of the period.

This Greek island is not only famous for its sandy beaches. Because Santorini nightlife is also very active. If you are particularly interested in wines, we recommend you to visit the wineries on the island. Santorini beaches; Monolithos, Kamari, Perivolos, and Avis. There are also many archaeological museums and churches on the island. The traditional structures built on volcanic rocks and many other structures on the island are very nice places, especially for those who love to take pictures.


Perhaps the most famous of the Greek islands is Mykonos. Especially if you want to have a sea holiday, this island is ideal. Mykonos nightlife is also very active. If you are someone who enjoys night life, you can join the entertainment that lasts until the morning on the island. Although the center of Mykonos island is quite a small place, there are many restaurants and nightclubs. There are also 25 beaches on the island. Among them, the most popular are; Paradise, Palanga, Capers, Kalafatis and Ano.


Located approximately 40 minutes from Marmaris, Rhodes Island is one of the most visited Greek islands. This Greek island is divided into old and new. You can see the modern urbanization in the new part of the city, and the old city structures within the secrets of the Rhodes Castle in the old part.

Greek Cuisine

Greek cuisine is a mix of local traditions and foreign influences. Neighboring Italy and Turkey are known for their common dishes that have had a huge influence on Greek cuisine. Traditional Greek cuisine is famous for its seafood and appetizers, adopting Mediterranean vegetables, herbs and grains. Beef, pork and chicken are also consumed in the country. Olive oil is the basis of Greek cooking. On the other hand, wine and ouzo are also very popular.


Greece means a museum because there are only more than 100 archaeological museums in the country. Apart from the major national museums such as the Acropolis Museum, the National Archaeological Museum of Athens, the Archaeological Museum of Thessaloniki, you have the opportunity to see ancient Greek treasures in almost every corner of the country. On the other hand, the Byzantine Empire, one of the largest states in the world, has many traces in Greece. There are more than 25 Byzantine and post-Byzantine museums and collections in the country. In addition, Greece has more than 50 history and folklore museums and many thematic museums that preserve the memory and values of contemporary Greek culture.


Greece is an ideal country with a wide assortment to satisfy any local taste and souvenir shoppers. Here you can find all European brands, famous multinational chains and many Greek products. The price tags of these products vary to satisfy every visitor’s wallet. The opening hours of the stores are not the same everywhere in the country. However, shops and shops, especially in touristic areas, are open almost 24 hours a day, every day of the week.

Famous Personalities

The cradle of Western civilization, Greece is famous for a very valuable name that has left its mark on philosophy, art, music, war strategy, literature, science and politics throughout history. Alexander the Great, Socrates, Homer, Plato, Aristotle, Pericles, Leonidas, Hippocrates, Solon, Archimedes, Domenicos Theotokopoulos (El Greco), Nikos Kazantzakis, Constantine Cavafy, Aristotle Onassis and Maria Callas are the best known.

Greece is one of the most popular touristic countries worldwide with its beaches, sunny summer days, colorful life, delicious cuisine, historical sites and natural beauties. Most of the tourism industry in the country, which receives more than 90% of its visitors from other European countries, is concentrated in Crete, Dodecanese, Cyclades, Ionian Islands, Macedonian and Moravian region and Halkidiki Peninsula. Delphi, the famous oracle center of Apollo, Meteora, Mount Athos, the sanctuary dedicated to Zeus, Olympia, the site of the ancient Olympics, Parnassos National Park, Parnitha National Park and Olympos National Park are the main tourist attractions of the country.


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