Greece is on many “bucket lists” and understandably so!
Greece is located in south-eastern Europe. The Dodecanese and Cyclades are some of the most famous and popular islands in Greece with the island of Santorini a very popular location for Destination Weddings and romantic honeymoons! The ideal climate, safe waters, small distances between ports and coasts, scuba diving, snorkeling, and sailing all make the Greek islands extremely popular among visitors.
Athens – The capital of Greece holds a top spot as one the most interesting places in the world. Athens Greece is the best destination for a city break with amazing sightseeing that includes the world-famous Acropolis, the Temple of Parthenon, the New Acropolis Museum, the Ancient Agora, the Tower of the Winds, the Temple of Zeus, and the Herodes Atticus. Spend time in Plaka – a historic neighborhood full of beautiful buildings, Byzantine churches, little touristy shops, cafes, bars, and taverns.
Mykonos – located on the northern end of the island, Mykonos is considered more of a cosmopolitan city with luxurious hotels, plenty of nightlife, and beautiful beaches. Mykonos Island, the Ibiza of Greece as it’s called, is particularly famous for it’s picturesque towns with whitewashed sugar houses, lovely churches, cobbled streets, and fantastic beaches. The traditional windmills and the most beautiful quarter in Little Venice containing restaurants and bars right by the sea make Mykonos a destination not to be overlooked.
Rhodes – Rhodes Island is most famously known for the romantic Old Town and its amazing beach resorts. The Old Town is among the best-preserved Medieval Towns of Europe with impressive castles, paved paths, elegant stone mansions, and picturesque villages. Many tourist-oriented facilities are located close to The Old Town, but you can also find many secluded places for total privacy around the island.
Santorini – The number one destination in Greece is home to some of the most romantic settings the world has to offer. Located in the Aegean Sea and one of the Cyclades Islands, Santorini Island is the site of one of largest volcanic eruptions in history. What remains today is a submerged volcano and a caldera. Amazing villages have been constructed on the edge of the caldera with Cycladic architecture and breathtaking views of the sea. Santorini Greece is world-renowned for it’s romantic sunsets and luxurious resorts.
So whether you’re interested in the rich history of Athens, an amazing honeymoon on the caldera in Santorini, or the exciting nightlife offered in Mykonos, Greece has it all. Seeing it all is a breeze with inter-island flights and ferries available amongst the islands. Did you know that Rome is only a 2 hr flight from Athens? It’s a wonderful way to see and explore more of Europe!!