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Athens, Santorini, Skiathos: The Top Gems of Greece
Travelling is not only fun, it also takes your mind away from all the stress of your daily life. Choosing a travel destination can however be a daunting experience as there are many options. Greece is a great tourist destination as it has a lot to offer ranging from the island of Santorini and Skiathos to the Medieval Castle.
The best way to explore Greece and to view as many of its interesting sites as possible is by taking a tour. With many tour companies to choose from, you can decide on the tour package that suits you best. You should consider the following:
• Consider your travel budget
You should carefully consider the amount of money that you are willing to spend on the vacation. This will help you to plan your vacation better and to avoid unnecessary stress. The tour packages in Greece are uniquely designed to suit your different travel budgets and needs.
• Consider all the places that you would like to visit
You should carefully consider all the places that you would like to visit such as Athens, Corfu, Mykonos, Santorini and Crete. Depending on your personal interests and tastes, you can easily be able to plan out your destinations of choice.
• Consider the time you will spend in Greece
The more time you have at your disposal, the more travel destinations you can visit around Greece. However, if you have a short amount of time at your disposal then proper planning can help you to manage your time more efficiently.
Here are a few places to visit while in Greece:
1. Athens City
The city is best explored either by walking or by tour especially by bus. Athens City is a great tourist hub with various monuments to view. The monuments include The Acropolis, Kallimarmaro Roman Stadium, Temple of Zeus and Arch of Hadrian among many more. In addition, the city offers famous museums such as the New Acropolis Museum.
2. Santorini Island
The Island is best explored by boat giving you the perfect opportunity to enjoy the view of the island and by the various tours offered on the island itself such as the tour of Akrotiri.
The beaches are picture-perfect and offer a great view of the sunset from Oia. The Santorini volcano, caldera is another great tourist attraction on the island. The best way to explore the volcano is by tour. This ensures your safety and that you will get a perfect view.
3. Skiathos Island
This island is a great tourist destination offering you the opportunity to enjoy the sites and sceneries. The view of the island is spectacular by boat and the beaches are also spectacular especially during summer but also in mid to late spring and late September.
Greece offers various best tourist destinations in the world. The islands are especially spectacular with an amazing coastline and blue caves, the place is magical. On the Zakynthos Island, there is a famous Shipwreck Beach which attracts scores of tourists to Greece. In addition, there are small bays on the island where sea turtles go to lay their eggs.
These and so many more tourist destinations are the reason why travelling to Greece is a good decision for you.
Scott Archer is a professional content writer and blogger from the UK who shares his travel experiences. His hobbies include travelling, trekking and cooking and he is currently working on a project India Visa which helps in visa assistance. The 3 photos are courtesy of Scott Archer. Article edited with additions by Peter Kudlacz.