Greece is a unique country with amazing natural features and an even more remarkable history. If you are looking to visit, there are so many package holidays out there that are tailor-made for individuals who want to get value for money in their trip. The following are some of the main reasons why you should visit Greece:
You get to check out the ancient ruins
Greece has a history that spans many millennia and remnants of past civilisations can still be found scattered across its cities. If you are a Greek history buff, a tour of the famous ancient cities will reveal numerous wonderful archaeological sites. In Athens, for example, they are located at the centre of the city, with the most popular being the Parthenon, Herodus Atticus Theater, Ancient Agora, Dionysus Ancient Theater, Hadrian’s Library, and the Roman Agora ruins.
Touring Greece will give you the opportunity to sample some of its delights. Generally, its gastronomy embodies freshness and simplicity, and mainly consists of vegetables and animal protein, although regions have certain ingredient variations according to what’s most popular among the local population. However, the main ones include lemon, olive oil, tomatoes, fresh herbs, beef, pork, seafood and cheese. If you are a foodie, you will love the cuisine.
Greek cities have a lot to offer shoppers, and usually feature a wide variety of artisan shops, high-end fashion stores, souvenir shops and art galleries. Neighbourhoods, especially in major cities feature shops tailored to cater to tourists, and visitors are generally encouraged to browse through. The main products sold include natural beauty products, worry beads, leather accessories and crafted gold jewellery. Some of the busiest shopping areas are located in the central regions of cities such as Crete, Santorini, Thessaloniki and Athens.
Greece has a vibrant nightlife and in summer, its three major cities – Thessaloniki, Athens and Patras become major partying hotspots. Bars are usually open till dawn, even on weekdays and if you want to have dinner past midnight or dance the whole night away, there is little to hold you back. Modern music concerts are also abound.
Greece is a city with a lot to offer. From its fascinating attractions to its lively nightlife, there are more than enough reasons why you should visit. The aforementioned are just a few among many.