Why you should visit Greece at least once
Greece is a very famous destination, and not only in Europe. Probably you have heard of the famous breathtaking deep blue color of its sea. It’s a destination every travel blogger out there has visited it at least once, considering the amazing potential it has for that perfect Instagram picture. But, thinking this overflow of millennials and the vibrant nightlife, seniors might step back thinking there is no place for them in Greece.
Well, think again. Below you’ll find all the reasons you’ll ever need to drop that idea and get yourself a ticket to explore this treasure.
Greece is home to several Masterpieces Of The Ancient Times
Whether you are into history or not Greece is home to glorious monuments that are under UNESCO heritage protection. You will get to see the marvelous Acropolis and the museum in Athens. Some of the most wonderful Archaeological Sites are located in Greece with the most famous being the Archaeological Site of Delphi and the Archaeological Site of Olympia where the first ancient Olympic Games were held (in 776 BC). There are also Monasteries of Daphni, Hosios Loukas and Nea Moni of Chios, which are a key attraction to tourists in Greece.
And we can’t forget to mention Meteora, this ancient place that is one of the most fascinating places in all of Europe. It has monasteries set on top of cliffs that stretches far up in the sky and this makes a unique experience and sight.
We can go on and on with a very large list of the amazing monuments in Greece, but you better see those by yourself.
The delicious Food
Now you might be thinking food it’s not a reason to travel, but believe me, the Mediterranean food should be (let’s put that in the list of the world’s heritage too!). Here you can be vegan, pescatarian, vegetarian or eat everything you please because there are options for everyone. They cook only with olive oil (yummy), and have a wide variety of vegetables.
They use only local grown food, hence the deliciousness of every meal. The Greeks are very protective of their ancient traditions (thank god!) and you can find traditional food everywhere in Greece. The bottom line: try every food you can in Greece and thank me later!
Soak in the sunshine
Now let’s talk about that vitamin D you’re probably not getting enough. Traveling to Greece is the natural cure for that. The country is known for the perfect summer, with the sun shining all the time. But that doesn’t mean you can’t travel there in other seasons, because this land is blessed by sun most of the time, so you can get that vitamin D in spring, autumn and winter too.
The rural life in Greece has remained simple and authentic, therefore putting Greece along with other top destinations for couples who seek tranquility. The rural has a quiet lifestyle, with the most traditional food (remember: Mediterranean food) and enviable living conditions. You can find such villages both in mainland and on the islands. Therefore if you are aiming for a quiet trip away from the crowds, Greece has a village for you.
From the deep blue colored beaches to the greenest forests you have ever seen, Greece is blessed by Mother Nature. You can find a quiet lake and have the most calming vacation ever, or you can choose to explore the beauty of its beaches and the many islands. There are many cliff beaches if you are feeling adventurous and also many sand beaches if you are looking for a less active experience. Doesn’t matter the beach you are looking for, you will find it here.