A successor of breathtaking legacy from Roman, Byzantine and ancient Greece kingdoms, Greece has endless tourist spots and attractions which is why there is just so much to see when visiting Greece. From marvellous Greek archaeology to spectacular islands, Greece is a perfect holiday destination.
Located to the south of the Balkan Peninsula, Greece is a popular and most beautiful tourist locations and is visited each year by thousands of tourists and holidaymakers. Greece is bordered with the Mediterranean (south), Ionian Sea (west), Aegean Sea (east), Bulgaria (north east), Albania (northwest) and Macedonia (north).
Apart from its wonderful Greek archeology and historical treasures, there's a lot more to explore in Greece.
Places to visit in Greece
From architectural rich Athens to amazing island with Mediterranean coastlines, there is so much to see when touring Greece.
Athens is one of the major tourist spots in Greece and has so much to make your holiday in Greece a worthwhile. Acropolis in Athens has been quite successful in capturing hundreds of tourist and visitors everyday. The mind-blowing architecture of acropolis and Plaka is surely going to take your breath away. Athens is also famous for its military ceremony of changing guards, which takes place at the background of residence of president. From amazing museums to sparking night clubs, Athens has lot to its plate to serve to visitors holidaying in Greece.
It is another of famous tourist spots which attracts many visitors holidaying in Greece. The city is quite known for its beautiful and Byzantine designed churches, which are also among the world heritage sites as per the list of UNESCO. The archaeological museum of the city is bound to amaze you with its collection of gold jewellery from the era of Macedonia as well as the antique marble statues.
Known for its elegance, decadence and wealthy assets, Corinth is surrounded with a marvelous theater, beautiful temples and a museum. You can also visit and explore the huge castle, Acrocorinth, at the top designed with the Turkish, Byzantine and Venetian touch
This site is known worldwide as the home as well as place of birth of Olympics. Visitors and tourists across the world, when visiting Greece, come to Olympia to experience a walk or run at the tracks of Olympic.
Built in 14th century by the knights of St. John, this ancient town has a striking features of old times and holds attractions like 'Hamam' of 16th century, stunning mosques and a gothic fortress of 'The Grand Masters'.
This attraction of Greece is a great way to add fun to your holiday in Greece with striking nightlife, restaurants, stylish bars, top most luxury hotels and riverside nightclubs.
Peninsula of Mount Athos
This self-governed state of monks has a history that goes as far as 1060. With almost twenty monasteries and 1700 monks, Mount Athos allows only male visitors or tourist. You can always make it as a destination and enjoy the boat trip around the peninsular region, when holidaying in Greece.
Due to its Mediterranean, Aegean and Ionian coastline, Greece has amazing islands that could cater to your need of sun, sand and adventure in your holiday in Greece. Some of the famous islands in Greek land are Crete, Santorini and Ios. Large numbers of visitors and tourists come to these Greek islands and their port lands to enjoy their Greek holiday. You can go scuba diving, hiking, climbing as well as enjoy many other water sports. The Port lands of these islands also have amazing architecture to soothe you eyes.
Best time holiday in Greece
The best time to holiday in Greece is usually in summer or the months between May to July. During the months of November to January, it is usually cold due to the rainy and chilly weather. But you can visit Greece anytime of the year if you are someone who is more interested in Greek archeology and cultural sightseeing.
Simply rent a car Thessaloniki invites you to visit the archaeological site of Vergina. Vergina, a small town in Imathia Macedonia, lies in the position of ancient Aigai, the capital of ancient Macedonia. There it was discovered the burial tomb of King Philip II, father of Alexander the Great.
In 1996, UNESCO announced the inclusion of the archaeological site of Vergina on the list of UNESCO World Heritage.
Due to the heavy traffic of the site, you will find hostels, hotels and dining options, and is an ideal daytrip from Thessaloniki, since it is only 100kms away from Thessaloniki Airport Macedonia.
Simply rent a car Thessaloniki also proposes for small groups to visit Vergina using our 9- seat van with or without additional driver.
Hiking will always be one of our favourite ways to see the nature of Greece, and with very little equipment required, it’s a cheap pastime.
Finding your way through verdant forests and narrow mountain paths is, for many, the very essence of adventure, and a major part of many family activity holidays. There are many advantages to a hiking trip: hiking needs very little training and equipment, making it more affordable than many adventure sports. Additionally, hiking is suitable for almost all ages, and even the little ones can come along if you’re happy to carry them. And most of all, there’s just nothing as satisfying as exploring the countryside under your own steam, with nothing but your boots between you and the ground.
Hiking can be done almost anywhere in the world, although mountain ranges have proved enduringly popular among hikers. Starting from Thessaloniki, Simply rent a car can take you to the most favourite hiking paths, some of them only a few minutes drive away.
We cite some popular links for the most popular paths
Simply rent a car Thessaloniki invites you to discover Sithonia, the second peninsula of chalkidiki, the most beautiful accessible part of Macedonia Greece.
It takes only about an hour drive to arrive and start discovering the diversity and beauty of the region.
The most distinctive characteristic of the location is the picturesque landscape with golden beaches, green valleys, lovely small villages and ports.
Visiting Nikiti, Agios Nikolaos, Pirgadikia, Neos Marmaras, Vourvourou, Ormos Panagias, Toroni, Porto Kufo, Sarti, Sikia will be and unforgettable experience, following you long after you return home
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