Greece Travel Guide


Greece Travel Guide
A Vagabond Life

Greece Travel Guide A Vagabond Life

Greece, a timeless and enchanting destination nestled in southeastern Europe, beckons travelers with its rich history, breathtaking landscapes, and vibrant culture. As you embark on a journey through this captivating land, you’ll step into a realm where ancient legends come to life and where modern life seamlessly blends with the past.

Greece’s historical significance is nothing short of awe-inspiring. It was here that the cradle of Western civilization was born, dating back to the Bronze Age when the Mycenaeans built mighty fortresses and the Minoans ruled over the island of Crete. However, it was the classical era that truly left an indelible mark on world history. Athens, the heart of ancient Greece, became a haven for philosophers like Socrates, Plato, and Aristotle, while the city-states engaged in epic battles and created enduring works of art and literature.

From the majestic Acropolis perched high above Athens to the sacred ruins of Delphi and Olympia, Greece’s historical sites are a testament to its enduring legacy. But Greece isn’t just about ancient history; it’s a country where tradition lives on in vibrant festivals, lively music, and sumptuous cuisine.

Join us on a journey through Greece, where you’ll explore a world where history and modernity intertwine, where azure seas lap against sun-drenched beaches, and where the warmth of Greek hospitality will make your travels truly unforgettable.

 

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Top 5 Things To See & Do In Greece

Athens
Athens is the capital of Greece, and was once the centre of Ancient Greece, a powerful civilisation and empire. Athens is dominated by 5th-century BC landmarks, including the Acropolis, a hilltop citadel with the famous Parthenon temple.
Greek Islands
The Greek Islands, beautiful beaches, hot days and warm nights and all that incredible food. There are over 6000 islands scattered across the Aegean and Ionian seas with 227 islands inhabited. With this much choice there are islands to suit all budgets and tastes.
Ancient Delphi
Delphi sits on the slopes of Mount Parnassus above the Gulf of Corinth. Delphi is an UNESCO World Heritage Site and is one of the most important sites of the classical period of Greece along with the Acropolis in Athens, Olympia, and the island of Delos
Halkidiki
Halkidiki in Northern Greece is 3 peninsulas that jut out ito the Aegean sea that feature lovely sandy beaches with the imposing Mt Athos as a backdrop.
Lesvos
Lesvos is in the northeastern Aegean sea just off the western Turkish coast and a popular stop off point for visitors travelling from Greece to Turkey. Lesvos is the third largest island in Greece with over 300 kms of coastline – which means a number of stunning beaches.

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Lesbos Greece

Lesbos Greece Lesbos: We caught the ferry to Lesbos, an island just off the Turkish coast. The ferry was full of Greek army boys heading

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Athens Greece

      Athens Greece We arrived in Athens bus station with the OH determined he knew both where we were and which direction we

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Delphi Greece

Delphi Greece Delphi Greece – Our trip to Greece started in a taxi from our Bulgarian hostel, the taxi driver was quite mad and drove

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