Greece – the cradle of civilization, the land of mythology, azure seas and picturesque views. If this sun-soaked country is on your bucket list and you’re looking for some inspiration, here’s our list of 10 things to do in Greece.

1. See the grandeur of the Acropolis

Considered by many as the birthplace of Western civilization, Acropolis is simply a must. It’s located on a hill above Athens and home to many remains of ancient buildings, most importantly the Parthenon. To visit Acropolis, you can join our Athens and Cape Sounion Full Day Private Tour.

2. Visit one of the most instagrammable places in Greece

With its white buildings built on a cliff and a blue backdrop of the sea, Santorini is full of stunning views. If you’re looking for a romantic and relaxing destination, this island is your best bet.

3. Hop around the temples and museums of Athens

You’ll be hard-pressed to find a place more entrenched in history, culture, and mythology than Athens. From the Temple of Poseidon to the National Archaeological Museum, history and mythology buffs will have lots to do in the Greek capital. If you don’t want to miss anything important but are short on time, check out our Best of Athens Half Day tour.

4. Make the most of your holiday in Crete

Fantastic beaches, lively nightlife, archaeological sites near Heraklion, and plenty of history in the city of Chania… We can totally see why Crete is one of the most popular destinations in the country.

5. Admire the lush landscape of Corfu

One of the greenest Greek islands, Corfu, is great for any traveler, including families. With many resorts, organized beaches, beautiful landscapes and rich history, it has something for everyone. Don’t miss Corfu’s Old Town which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

6. Step back in time in Delphi

If you want to venture outside of the capital, save some time for Delphi. This is where the pilgrims used to come to worship Apollo and get advice from the Oracle. Today, it is a UNESCO World Heritage site with beautiful mountainous settings. If you’re looking for an easy way to get to Delphi, have a look at this tour.

7. Visit the iconic Shipwreck Beach in Zakynthos

This famous beach makes Zakynthos one of the most popular islands in Greece. Blue waters and white sand with a shipwreck in the middle and dramatic towering cliffs make this an unforgettable sight.

8. Party on the Mykonos island

The island of the winds is popular for its beaches, water sports like kitesurfing, and vibrant nightlife. If you’re looking for a party and want to dance the night away while enjoying cocktails, you’ll find plenty of bars and clubs, some with panoramic views.

9. Take a trip to the Ancient Corinth

Embark on a Full-Day trip to Ancient Corinth and see a man-made canal that connects the Gulf of Corinth with the Saronic Gulf. After that, you’ll walk around the ancient city of Corinth and its remains like the Apollo Temple. The tour also includes a stop at the Sanctuary of Hera in Perachora.

10. Visit the Greek gods

If you like climbing, why not take a hike to Mount Olympus or at least parts of it? Mythologically believed to be the home of Zeus and other important Greek gods, Mount Olympus is the highest mountain in Greece. The rich flora and fauna make this an ideal spot for nature lovers.