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Greece Tourist Attractions
Greece Travel Fast Facts

Capital : Athens
Time Zone : GMT/UTC +1
Language(s) : Greek
Currency : Euro € info

Athens can fill coffee table books with photos and information on top tourist attractions such as the Acropolis and the Parthenon,

Although Greek art and artifacts continue to remain a big draw, the island nation's Mediterranean climate -- along with its food, legendary Greek beaches, culture and nightlife -- make Greece a top destination for more reasons than merely being the traditional "cradle of civilization."

But once you've seen Athens your exploration of Greece is far from over!

Other top Greece tourist attractions beckon at places like Santorini (part of the Cyclades group of islands south of Athens) featuring a colorful mix of whitewashed houses, its own active volcano, glorious sunsets, and beaches that come in shades of black, white, and red!

Also part of the Cyclades chain is probably the most popular tourist destinations among native Greeks - the stunningly beautiful island of Mykonos offering up glamour and excitement at its white sand beaches by day and cosmopolitan bars and a swinging club scene by night.


top greece tourist attractions include athens, mykonos and corfu
Top tourist attractions in Greece include Athens (left) along with island hopping to the party scene and
sunsets in Mykonos (middle) and to the dramatic coastline and stunning beaches of Corfu (right).


A quick jump to the nearby Saronic Gulf Islands also lead visitors to a varied chain of pine scented islands and wild, spectacular waterfront. Further east lies the Dodecanese Islands with its medieval architecture and crystal clear beaches.

The lush Ionian Islands (aka, "The Seven Islands" with Corfu being the most famous) also beckon with their mountainside monasteries, vineyards and olive groves.


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More about Greece travel & tourism around the Web:

 

Greeka.com - Focusing on the Greek Islands and offering maps and pictures, guides to beaches and archeological sites, an extensive hotel directory, online Greek travel forum.

Greek Islands Postcards - A tourist travel guide to the Greek Islands - Thorough, complete guide to the islands including separate and extensive overviews for the Aegean, Dodecanese, Cyclades, Ionian, Saronic, and Sporades with maps, pictures, weather info, contact details and related links.

Greece Travel - Lonely Planet World Guide - Tips on getting there and getting around, plus major tourist spots and offbeat places to visit, practical travel advice, maps and pictures.


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