28 Photos That Will Make You Want To Visit Greece Instantly

Greece is a country in Southern Europe, on the southernmost tip of the Balkan peninsula, with extensive coastlines and islands in the Aegean, Ionian, and Mediterranean Seas. It has an ancient culture that has had a significant influence on the arts, language, philosophy, politics, and sports of western society, including the genres of comedy and drama, western alphabets, Platonic ideals and the Socratic method, democracies and republics, and the Olympics. Furthermore it’s a geographically appealing place to visit, with a mountainous mainland and idyllic island beaches.

Greece is one of the world’s most popular tourist destinations, ranking in the world’s top 20 countries. According to the Greek Ministry of Tourism, the nation received about 17 million visitors from January to mid August 2007, a large number for a small country of 11 million. Visitors are drawn to the country’s beaches and reliable sunny summer weather, its nightlife, historical sites and natural beauty.

National Observatory of Athens.

visit-greece-right-now-1Kadi Lake in Polylimnio.

visit-greece-right-now-2Sunset in Oia, Santorini.

visit-greece-right-now-3Morning coffee.

visit-greece-right-now-4Village in Paros.

visit-greece-right-now-5Navarino Hotel in Pylos.

visit-greece-right-now-6Old tree by the sea.

visit-greece-right-now-7Bulk beans at a market in Athens.

visit-greece-right-now-8Dungeon in Crete.

visit-greece-right-now-9Kitty in Mykonos.

visit-greece-right-now-10Snow on the Acropolis.

visit-greece-right-now-11Bales of hay.

visit-greece-right-now-12Brettos bar in Athens.

visit-greece-right-now-13Restaurant Marmita in Santorini.

visit-greece-right-now-14House on Mykonos.

visit-greece-right-now-15Holy Monastery of Rousanou in Kalambaka.

visit-greece-right-now-16Pirate ship on Crete.

visit-greece-right-now-17Church sunset.

visit-greece-right-now-18Athens Olympic Sports Complex built by Santiago Calatrava.

visit-greece-right-now-19Dog at the Acropolis.

visit-greece-right-now-20Sunrise over Paros.

visit-greece-right-now-21Restaurant in Naxos.

visit-greece-right-now-22Rethymnos Harbor.

visit-greece-right-now-23Lighthouse on Mykonos.

visit-greece-right-now-24The Skala Potamia village on the island of Thassos.

visit-greece-right-now-25Cat statues on the Acropolis.

visit-greece-right-now-26Kalamas river at Theogefiro.

visit-greece-right-now-27The Acropolis at night.


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