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October 26, 2017

Top Things To Do In Greece

Greece is an inspiring destination backed with history and other-worldly sights. Whether it’s the capital’s cultural and architectural treasures or the islands’ white-sand beaches and idyllic coastlines, Greece offers experiences worth traveling for.

Explore Santorini

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A trip to Greece is not complete without a visit to Santorini and its white-washed houses accented with blue domes and pastel hues. This island is perched on the cliffs of a volcanic crater, the perfect spot to catch epic sunsets or to eat a meal with a view. Going beyond charming alleys of Fira and breathtaking landscapes from Oia, you can also stop by Akrotiri to learn about prehistoric Greece or visit Pyrgos, a traditional Greek village.

Cruise along Oia’s coastline

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Take advantage of the stunning Mediterranean coastline and go on a memorable sunset cruise. This will take you around the volcanic islands in the Aegean Sea, such as the Nea Kameni and Palaia Kameni. Cap off the cruise with some dinner and Santorini wine as you sail back to the port.

Wind down in Mykonos

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An island once known for its crazy parties and cosmopolitan luxuries, Mykonos is a famous island also synonymous to paradise. Soak up the island’s happy vibes with a visit to the beach or to the Little Venice, where you can enjoy restaurants and cafes facing the sea. If you’re looking for something more active, you can also sign up for water sports like windsurfing, diving or sea parachuting.

Travel back in time to Athens

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Athens is one of the world’s oldest cities, home to some of the world’s most historical monuments and archaeological sites. Not sure where to start? There’s the Temple of Olympian Zeus, an impressive temple located in the center of the capital; the Temple of Athena Nike, a small temple in honor of Athens’ patron goddess; the Agora, an archaeological site that used to be the commercial, political and religious center of ancient Athens.

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