Best Honeymoon Destinations Guide

10 Reason To Why You Should Choose Greece as Your Honeymoon Destination

Last updated : Aug 24, 2015

Greece is a country located in Southeastern Europe. A Honeymoon in Greece offers the newlyweds an experience of both the ancient civilization as well as a vibrant, modern culture. Golden beaches, crystal-clear water, luxury hotels and stunning islands of Greece will all add your memories of your honeymoon. This country of the ancient Greek Gods offers you more than thousand reasons to choose it as your honeymoon destination. It gives you reasons to fall in love with your sweetheart once again. So here we give you 10 reasons to that will make you plan your honeymoon trip to Greece.

Greek Islands - One of World's Most Romantic Places

1. Dramatic Island of Santorini

Santorini is a tranquil destination to breathe in the joys of heaven. The splendor of the multihued cliffs, fabulous sunsets, deep-blue water and the active volcanoes makes the travelers go weak on knees. Fira’s white cobblestone streets bustle with shops, tavernas, hotels and cafes, while it clings on the edge of around 400 meters.

Sunset in Santorini

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2. Meteora Monastries

Meteora literally means ‘Suspended in the air’ . It was a refuge for the Eastern Orthodox monks during the expanding Turkish occupation. Out-of-the-way rock pillars scattered over this area along with caverns and tall terraces provided an idyllic place for pious meditation.

Meteora, Greece

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3. Olympus Climb

Any climb to Mount Olympus starts from the town of Litochoro, regarded as the imaginary abode of the Greek gods. The Mountain has a large concentration of flora and fauna and a wide expanse of forest area.

Mount Olympus

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4. Mykonos

Mykonos is well-known as a international destination in Greece. Mykonos Chora is a strikingly pictorial Cycladic town. It’s streets are like a web It is famous for its sandy beaches and intense nightlife as evident from a vast number of bars and nightclubs.

Bay of Mykonos

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5. Samaria Gorge, Crete

The Samariá Gorge is a 16 km long canyon in southwest Crete. Walking the Samariá Gorge is very popular.It passes through ancient forests of cypresses and pines and emerges at Agia Roumeli on the Libyan sea.

Samaria Gorge

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6. Mezedhes

For the most authentic taste of Greece go for a mezédhes (meze) platter of starters and dips accompanied by a glass of ouzo. A meze is a big part of the dining experience in Eastern Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, and Arab countries.

Greece Restaurant

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7. The Acropolis, Athens

Built entirely of marble, the temple used to house a giant statue of Athena, the city patron goddess. The visit to this city is incomplete if you have not climbed the rocky crag. White Doric columns, monuments and temples shimmer in the sunlight. The bright and illuminated Acropolis is a must watch at night.


8. Windsurfing

The best spots for windsurfing in Greece are the beach of Mikri Vigla and most of the beaches on the western side of Naxos island, New Golden Beach in Paros island, Agios Ioannis and Vassiliki Beach in Lefkada island and Prassonisi in Rhodes island.

Surfing in Greece

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9. Delphi Theatre

Acclaimed as the center of the Earth and Universe, Delphi historical and spiritual significance. It comprises of classical temples, a theatre and a stadium. A number of findings are displayed at the Delphi Archaeological Museum. Although the eternal flame is no longer burnt inside, a visit to the Temple of Apollo is obligatory.

Delphi Theatre

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10. Corfu Old Town

This medieval sea port is protected by two castles: the Old Citadel at the top and the New Fortress at the sea. It is full of neo-classical mansions, many old-fashioned tavernas and souvenir shops at ground level.

Corfu Town

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