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Top 30 places for travel & vacation in Greece.

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01-10 11-20 21-30
1.Athens
Athens - a city, the capital of Greece. Located 8 km north-east of the port of Piraeus in the Gulf of the Aegean Sea, is built around the rocky hills of the Acropolis, the height of 169 meters. Ancient Athens was a powerful city-states, an important educational center. Here were born Socrates, Pericles, Sophocles, Plato began to "academy", and Aristotle - Lyceum. Athens - the cradle of Western civilization, the birthplace of world democracy. Fancy Antique culture is well preserved in the city: the Acropolis, the Parthenon, Ancient Agora of Athens, Temple of Olympian Zeus, the Roman Forum, Temple of Hephaestus, and the like. Preserved to this day and some of the monuments of the Ottoman domination (regardless of which Greece was granted only in 1830). The modern history of the city are Greek Parliament, Prezidentai Palace, so called Athens Trilogy: The National Library, the University of Athens and the National Academy. 1896 in Athens, was revived by the modern Olympic Games. Total in Athens are over two hundred museums and private galleries, among the largest of them.
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2.Rhodes
Rhodes the historic island is famous for one of the seven wonders of the ancient world, the Colossus of Rhodes, Greece. Climatic conditions and monuments of the past, make it one of the most popular Greek islands for tourism and recreation. In the eastern part there are sandy beaches.
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3.Santorini
Santorini is an island of volcanic origin in the Aegean Sea, part of the Cyclades archipelago, Greece. Today Santorini is one of the most famous tourist centers in the world. Its distinctive feature is the geological structure, which is due to the activity of an extinct volcano. In particular, in the 16th century BC, one of the strongest eruptions occurred here, which led to the flooding of some parts of the island and the formation of a crater. The beaches of Santorini are a vivid example of the fact that sand can be not only yellow. Due to the fact that the island is closely connected with the history of an extinct volcano, Santorini has a unique relief and beaches of various shades: white, black and red.
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4.Corfu
Corfu - the northernmost among the Ionian Islands of Greece. The patron saint of Corfu is Saint Spyridon, the power of which to this day are kept on the island. For the island is characterized by rolling plains and low mountains (elevations to 906 m). There are growing Mediterranean scrub (maquis), citrus plantations, olive groves, vineyards .Сlimate resorts. Corfu Town has many English and French influences. It is a cosmopolitan city that exudes a sense of nobility, the main attractions are the area of ​​the Esplanade, which is the largest area in the Balkans, the Old and New Fortress, the City Hall (San theater - Giacomo), and a museum of Byzantine and post-Byzantine history. Among the attractions in the area: Achillion, the palace of Empress Elizabeth (Sissi), the famous sculpture "Achilles' death." Certainly worth mentioning is also beautiful beaches with fine golden sand, such as Ai Gordis, Glyfada, Korission Lake, Saint George Pagi, Marathias, Gardenos, Kassiopi, Sidari, Roda, Acharavi, Almiros, Dasia, Palaiokastritsa.
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5.Crete
Crete - the fifth largest island in the Mediterranean Sea and is the largest island of Greece. The island is located at a distance from Europe - 110 km, Asia - and Africa 175 - 300 km and is washed by four seas - Cretan, Libyan, and Karpatoskim Mirtiyskim. On the island are the remains of the Minoan culture - the oldest European civilization, which flourished in Crete thousands of years before our era (about 2600-1400 years BC E.). Crete Tourist infrastructure is more than on the other islands. Thanks to the warm sea, subtropical climate, a developed network of tourist centers and comfortable hotel complex, Crete is one of the most popular European resorts. This island is also important in the formation of ancient Greek mythology. It was here, according to legend, in a cave on the plateau of Lassithi was born and grew up Zeus, and Palace of Knossos, called the labyrinth because of the involvement of rooms and corridors, the Minotaur lived. Important cultural sites of the island: Heraklion Archaeological Museum, the Archaeological Park of Knossos, the Archaeological Park of Festus, Archaeological Reserve Malia, Agia Fotia (necropolis), Agia Triada (the ruins of the royal villa), Amnisos (Minoan port) Elefterna (Roman city). Beaches and bays: Ammoudi, Balos, Damnoni, Elafonisi, Frankokastello, Komos, Palm beach at Preveli, Red Beach, Shinariya, Triopetra, Palm Beach.
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6.Ionian Islands
Ionian Islands is a group of islands in the western and southwestern part of Greece. The name of the island was obtained from the eponymous sea, which washes the coasts of the islands in its eastern part. The islands are mainly composed of limestones and shales, karst is developed. Hills and low mountains (height up to 1628 m, on the island of Kefalla), convenient bays. Makvis, areas of oak forests. Enos National Park (on the island of Kefalla). In the valleys growing grapes, citrus, olive groves. Primorsky climate resorts. Tourism is developing. The main cities are: Corfu, Argostolion.
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7.Peloponnese
Peloponnese - a peninsula in southern Greece, connected to the main part of the Balkan Peninsula Isthmus of Corinth. Beach heavily indented bays and gulfs. In the south of the peninsula is dominated by mountain - Taygetos mountain range (altitude up to 2404 m, the summit of Agios Ilias). Archaeological sites of the peninsula: Argos, Bassi, Epidaurus, Corinth, Messina, Mycenae, Mystras, Monemvasia, Olympia, Pylos, Sparta, tag, Tirinf.Peloponnes - the wine region is known for viticulture Greece. Culture more than 3 goals. There is 35% of the country's vineyards.
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8.Acropolis
Acropolis of Athens - best known acropolis in the world, located in the capital of Greece Athens Acropolis hill height of 156 m above sea level. Athens Acropolis was formally proclaimed a leading pan-European cultural heritage landmark March 26, 2007. June 20, 2009 was officially opened New Acropolis Museum. Included in the UNESCO World Heritage List. By modern ensemble include Acropolis of Athens: the Parthenon, the Erechtheion, the Propylaea, the Temple of Nike, Athena Nike, the Theatre of Dionysus, the Odeon of Herodes, Attica.
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9.Cephalonia
Cephalonia - an island off the western coast of Greece, the largest of the Ionian Islands. The island composed of limestone plateaus and massifs up to 1628 m (Mount Enos). Most of the mountain range has the legal status of a national park. There are two large monasteries on the island. One of them is the monastery of Ag. Andreas Miliapidias, located in Leivathos today, and the other is located in the center of the island in Omala. The island has a unique natural stalactite caves and lakes: Stalactites Drogarati and Melissani Lake. From countless pebble beaches worthy of attention: Myrtos, Beach Xi. Sandy beaches can be found in the south - west, near the town of Lixouri and in the bays in the south between Argostoli and Skala.
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10.Delphi
Delphi - a city in the southwestern Phocis around the hill Parnassus, famous for its oracle of Apollo (the Delphic oracle) and the Pythia, Greece. As a result of excavations 1893-1901, 1922-1925, 1930 reproduced Delphi plan. Unearth the treasury, built in different cities of Greece, a theater and a stadium. There are many statues (among them "Auriga" - 5 century BC E...) More than 5,000 inscriptions. Today the city is one of the places of worship and one of the most important archaeological site of the ancient Greeks. Delphi Ruins (including the Sanctuary of Apollo) is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
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