Top 10 Attractions in Greece (2018)


1. Acropolis of Athens


πŸ“ Ancient Ruins, Archaeology, Architecture
πŸ“ Athens

Acropolis – Highlights

  • Ancient citadel on Athens’ hilltop
  • Ruins of iconic ancient structures
  • Magnificent sight from the city
  • Greece’s World Heritage Site

Opening Hours

  • Apr – Oct
    • Daily: 08:00 – 20:00
  • Nov – Mar
    • Daily: 08:00 – 17:00

Entrance Fee

  • General: 20 EUR

🌐 Main Website


2. Meteora


πŸ“ Religious Site, Nature, Architecture
πŸ“ Kalabaka (Kalampaka)

Meteora – Highlights

  • Monastery complexes built on natural pillars
  • Wonderful rock formations in the background
  • Collection of religious artefacts in the monasteries
  • Breathtaking views of the surrounding landscape
  • Greece’s World Heritage Site

Entrance Fee

  • General: 3 EUR / monastery

πŸ•— Opening Hours
🌐 Main Website


3. Acropolis Museum


πŸ“ Museum, Archaeology, Art
πŸ“ Athens

Acropolis Museum – Highlights

  • Modern museum with vast exhibits
  • Ancient artefacts from the Acropolis
  • Decorative sculptures of the Parthenon
  • Impressive collection of ancient relics

Opening Hours

  • Apr – Oct
    • Mon: 08:00 – 16:00
    • Tue-Thu: 08:00 – 20:00
    • Fri: 08:00 – 22:00
    • Sat, Sun: 08:00 – 20:00
  • Nov – Mar
    • Mon-Thu: 09:00 – 17:00
    • Fri: 09:00 – 22:00
    • Sat, Sun: 09:00 – 20:00

Entrance Fee

  • General: 5 EUR

🌐 Main Website


4. Oia Village


πŸ“ Architecture, Observation Platform
πŸ“ Santorini

Oia Village – Highlights

  • The most picturesque village in Santorini
  • Charming white and blue domed houses
  • Spectacular sunset viewing points
  • Panoramic view of the sea and volcanoes

5. Elafonissi Beach


πŸ“ Beach, Seaside, Nature
πŸ“ Kissamos

Elafonissi Beach – Highlights

  • The famous pink sandy beach
  • Shallow bright-turquoise waters
  • Pleasant coves for snorkelling
  • Greece’s Blue Flag beach

6. Parthenon


πŸ“ Ancient Ruins, Archaeology
πŸ“ Athens

Parthenon – Highlights

  • Ruins of an iconic Doric temple
  • Massive columns built from 447 BBC
  • Impressive decorative sculptures
  • Greece’s World Heritage Site

Opening Hours

  • Apr – Oct
    • Daily: 08:00 – 20:00
  • Nov – Mar
    • Daily: 08:00 – 17:00

Entrance Fee

  • General: 20 EUR
  • Included in admission to Acropolis

🌐 Main Website


7. Balos Lagoon


πŸ“ Beach, Seaside, Nature
πŸ“ Kissamos

Balos Lagoon – Highlights

  • Remote heavenly lagoon in Crete
  • Warm vivid-turquoise waters
  • Fine white sands with pink hues
  • Shallow waters ideal for children

8. Heraklion Archaeological Museum


πŸ“ Museum, Archaeology, Art
πŸ“ Heraklion

Heraklion Archaeological Museum – Highlights

  • Greek Modernist styled architecture
  • Rich collection of Cretan antiquities
  • Thousands of Minoan art objects
  • Exhibits of the great Minoan civilization

Opening Hours

  • Apr – Oct
    • Daily: 08:00 – 20:00
  • Nov – Mar
    • Mon: 11:00 – 17:00
    • Tue-Sun: 08:00 – 15:00

Entrance Fee

  • Apr – Oct
    • General: 10 EUR
  • Nov – Mar
    • General: 5 EUR

🌐 Main Website


9. Akrotiri Archaeological Site


πŸ“ Excavation Site, Ancient Ruins, Archaeology
πŸ“ Santorini

Akrotiri – Highlights

  • Prehistoric settlement of the Minoans
  • Impressive multi-storey buildings
  • Preserved remains of fine frescoes
  • Excavated potteries and bronze objects

Opening Hours

  • Apr – Oct
    • Mon-Wed: 08:00 – 20:00
    • Thu: 08:00 – 15:00
    • Fri-Sun: 08:00 – 20:00
  • Nov – Mar
    • Tue-Sun: 08:00 – 15:00
    • Mon: Closed

Entrance Fee

  • General: 12 EUR

🌐 Main Website


10. Medieval City of Rhodes


πŸ“ Historic, Architecture, Palace
πŸ“ Rhodes

Medieval City of Rhodes – Highlights

  • Medieval fortifications and palace
  • Well-preserved monuments and churches
  • Remarkably diverse architecture styles
  • Greece’s World Heritage Site

🌐 Main Website


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Author: Jeutravel.com
Date Published: 2 September 2017
Last Updated: 21 March 2018

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