With an impressive mainland and countless stunning islands, there is no shortage of incredible places to visit in Greece. One of these such places is the Peloponnese Peninsula. The southernmost region of Greece and all of Europe, this region is the birthplace of Greek mythology. Walk the path of Greek legends such as Hercules, Paris, and Helen. Explore the eclectic architecture, a testament to the civilizations that have passed through here, including Byzantine, Ottoman, Frankish, and Venetian. For more incredible history, pay a visit to the Cape of Sounion, home to the ruins of the ancient Greek Temple of Poseidon. Make sure to visit Greece’s second-most popular archaeological site, Delphi. Once considered by the Ancient Greeks as the center of the earth, this ancient temple was the seat of the Oracle of Delphi. Once leaving the mainland, you can island hop through pristine beaches, amazing nightlife, breathtaking scenery, and an unimaginable number of ancient historic sites.

No trip to Greece is complete without Athens. Home to the Acropolis as well as many other ancient sites and ruins, Athens is just one of the many amazing cities to visit in Greece. The capital of the Macedonia Region, Thessaloniki is the perfect synthesis of old and new, this northern city is known for its Byzantine walls and modern nightclubs. The town of Kalambaka is mainly a base for exploring the nearby beautiful Meteora rock formations. Greece also offers travelers a wide variety of Greek Islands to visit. If you’re after the white-washed houses with blue shutters from the postcards of Greece, Oia should be your next stop. Located on the island of Santorini, Oia is known for its hilly landscape, picturesque houses, and breathtaking sunsets over the caldera. Finally, known for its idyllic beaches and excellent nightlife, Mykonos is one of the most popular destinations in Greece. Whether it be on the mainland or its islands off the coast, Greece has no shortage of both historic and modern sites to visit.

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