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Greece is an authentic European country which is home to rich traditional cultures, fascinating archaeological sites, open-air theatres, excellent quality Greek wines, an immense night scene and much more. This historic country is world-famous for its array of breath-taking natural landscapes, including rugged mountain ranges, lush valleys and picture-perfect beaches with dazzling turquoise waters. The exploration opportunities in Greece are endless… You can climb Mount Pentelicus, witness the passing of ships through the Corinth Canal and visit the Parnitha National Park to discover over 6,000 plant species and 30,000 animal species, including red deer, grey wolves and brown bears. Brightsun Travel offers luxury holidays to Greece, so you can start planning a super-exciting trip here.
The prominent must-see destination of Greece is its wonderful capital city, Athens which is home to rich archaeological treasures, captivating museums and art galleries, landscaped gardens and authentic local markets. You can start your sightseeing tour of Athens by visiting the 6th century Temple of Olympian Zeus which features stunning statues of Greek Gods. Then head towards the Church of the Holy Apostles to admire incredible Byzantine architecture and afterwards, step inside the National Archaeological Museum of Athens, the country’s largest museum to discover more than 11,000 items related to the Greek Civilization. After all of that sightseeing, why not stroll around the city’s Varvakeios Food Market to sample a variety of traditional Greek delicacies, including Moussaka which is made from minced meat and potatoes.
Crete, the largest Greek island is another must-visit tourist destination with a treasure trove of historic forts, shimmering lagoons and picturesque lakes. Here you can go swimming at the alluring Seitan Limania Beach, step inside the 17th century Agia Triada Monastery, trek through the Samaria Gorge to spot various endemic species and visit the Archaeological Museum of Heraklion to discover thousands of artifacts related to the Neolithic, Minoan and Roman civilizations. Finally, make sure that you head to Rethymno, one of Greece’s best preserved medieval cities to explore various stunning churches, mosques and mansions featuring Venetian architecture. Book cheap Greece holidays through Brightsun Travel and take advantage of the endless possibilities associated with this beautiful country.