The Islands in Greece are the prime destinations that visitors regularly flock, however, for tourists who possess a streak of wanderlust and would love to have a best of both worlds. These are the most amazing and breathtaking places to visit in Mainland Greece.
Olympia is located at Peloponnese and is one of the most impressive spots in Greece. Olympia is the birthplace of the famous Olympic Games. Notable sites to visit at Olympia are the Temple of Zeus, the Temple of Hera, Pheidias’ workshop and the ancient stadium. The Archaeological Museum is one of the most visited museums in Greece.
Pelion is located at Thessaly, and all love it because of its perfect climatic conditions. The Mount Pelion is a Peninsula in the central part of Greece; it is located just between the Pagastic Gulf and the Aegean Sea. During summertime, visitors troop to the eastern side of Pelion for recreational activities and relaxation. There are many stunning beaches in this region.
Parga is located at Epirus along the Northwestern region of Greece. It is a town located very close to the sea; it can almost be mistaken for an island. Beautiful attractions include; Venetian Castle and a tiny islet with a church on it. Parga is known for its beautiful beaches with lovely blue-green waters. These beaches are Valtos, Lichnos and Sarakiniko.
A visit to Greece without seeing Delphi is incomplete. Delphi is believed to be the navel of the world. It is well known as the home of Apollo and his priestesses. Citizens of all the Mediterranean would come to Delphi to consult Apollo for instructions. The Temple of Apollo, the ancient stadium and the Archaeological Museum are some of the famous spots to visit in Greece.
In Greek mythology, Thrace is the home of Orpheus. It is one of the regions in the world where you find a peaceful and perfect natural environment. The natural beautiful land mass is great for adventure, exploration and outdoor recreation. It is home to beautiful sites like the Rodopi mountain ranges, dense forests and very fertile valleys.
Roumeli is popularly referred to as Central Greece, and it is truly a wonder to behold. Stunning places to visit and explore here include the gorgeous Nafpaktos which is of paramount historical significance. It is also the home of the lagoon of Messolonghi, Greece’s largest wetland. This breathtaking paradise boasts of forested banks, dunes, islets and an abundance of flora and fauna that serves as ingredients for to the local cuisine.
Halkidiki is a lovely resort town in Macedonia. It gets the highest number of visits during summertime. The best areas to visit in Halkidiki are Kassandra, Sithonia and Mount Athos.
Athens is not only the capital of Greece. It is the country’s gem. Athens is the central transportation region of Greece. It has the best areas for strolling, sightseeing and exploring. You haven’t really visited Greece if you do not visit Athens.