In Greece, beautiful cities are nestled amongst serene coastal landscapes and a laid back Mediterranean vibe encourages relaxation. While it is tempting to pull up a beach chair and spend your holiday watching the sun set in Santorini, Greece is a country with many must-sees that you may not want to miss. Exploration is bolstered by a range of day trips, tours and overnight expeditions that let you experience every aspect of Greece.
Don't miss these Greece attractions
- Athens archaeology tours
- The monasteries of Meteora
- Food and wine tasting tours
- Island hopping in the Cyclades
- Delphi day trips
Ancient history lives in Greece
Travellers from far and wide flock to Greece thanks to a plethora of ancient sites displaying some of the world's most famous ruins. Ancient theatres, temples and statues occupy commanding positions across the landscape with the evidence of detail and ingenuity still evident to this day.
Taking in one, two or all of these sites is a great way to spend your time in Greece, and tours that cater to specific needs are easy to find. Driving tours from Athens are a popular option to take in such sites as Meteora and Delphi. Alternatively, cycling, walking and Segway tours are available to see sites including the Parthenon and the Acropolis.
The island lifestyle
When it comes to beauty, there are few places more picturesque than the Greek Islands. Stunning coastlines, sandy beaches, white-washed Cycladic cities and brilliant blue waters all converge to create an undeniable allure, beckoning with the promise of unrivalled tranquillity.
From the charisma of Mykonos to the golden sands of Paros, touring the Greek islands rewards travellers with stunning scenery and plenty of excitement. Island hopping tours are a great way to take in these destinations. In a few days, you can sail or cruise from island to island, while soaking up the sun and local culture.