Greece Travel Guide - Things to do in Greece

Greece is is a country located in Southern Europe where you find numerous travel and tourist attractions of ancient and modern times. In Greece one can find abundance in culture, visual arts, architecture, theater, literature, philosophy, music and dance, food, cinema and mythology. No country in the world will provide you these many attractions with Ancient archaeological sites, Museums,countless islands, sandy beaches, and a pleasant climate at single place. Greece is one of the most visited countries in Europe in recent years. Greece is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the world. Greece is home to several clean and beautiful beaches with shinning blue water which attract each and every tourists. Greece is a favorite place for those who wish to party and want to enjoy nighlife. Its capital city Athens, as well as Santorini, Mykonos, Rhodes, Corfu, Crete and Chalkidice are some of the country's major tourist. Some famous Greek island islands include the Maconos Islands, Agios Efstatius, Thomas, Icaria,

Top Cities to visit in Greece

Athens - Athens is a huge city with several district which has many tourist attractions including beaches ,Museums, ancient archaeological sites, restaurants, nightlife and bars. Places of interest to travelers can be found within a relatively small area surrounding the city centre at Syntagma Square (Plateia Syntagmatos).

Places to visit in Athens

The Acropolis of Athens — Known for marble temples sacred to the city's goddess Athena.
Plaka, Monastiraki and Thissio — Famous for its ancient buildings, pedestrianized streets, shops and restaurants.

Kolonaki — Poluplar for cafes, boutiques and galleries.
Metaxourgeio — Very popular among art and culture lovers and home for many art       galleries.
Exarcheia — Famous for National Archaeological Museum.

Athens Riviera - Very popular among the tourists for its nice beaches, sea promenades and marinas.

Psiri - Known for trendy and alternative restaurants, cafés, bars, small luxury hotels and shops.
Syntagma Square (Plateia Syntagmatos) — Mostly known for the old Royal Palace, Syntagma and now business hub of Athens with major hotels, banks, restaurants and airline offices.

Kifissia - known for its high-end shopping.
Nea Smyrni - Famous for its urbanization and nighlife.
Glyfada - Hub for most of the water sports and outdoor activities.

Santorini City - Santorini is considered to be the most romantic place in Greece with beautiful and amazing beaches with crystal clear blue water, peaceful surroundings and many archaeological sites.The island is now growing as a very popular wedding destination for couples not only from Greece but from all over the world.

Top tourist attractions of Santorini 

  • The red beach
  • Fira, Santorini

  • The Catholic Cathedral of Fira
  • Belltower of "Panagia Messani" church, Emporeio
  • Cable car of Santorini
  • Panoramic view of the Catholic quarter of Fira
  • Akrotiri Town – Famous for art and painting with ancient artificats
  • Pyrgos Kallistis Village –Famous for street and churches
  • Street of Firostefani – Famous for greek architectyre and ancient buildings.

Things to do in Greece

However these all activities will add extra cost to your budget but most of them will be lifelong the that you can cherished with your partner throughout your life.It is advisable not to miss romantic dinner experience with your partner on romantic cruising date during your Greece trip.

  • Cruising
  • Hiking
  • Jeep Safari Tour
  • Rhodes Faliraki Water Park
  • Dora Stratou Greek Dancing Show
  • Crete Αquarium
  • Valley of the Butterflies
  • Bubble Balls in Athens
  • Horse riding
  • Explore Islands
  • Snorkeling

Greece Visa for Indian Citizens

Indian passport holders can apply for a Schengen Visa at the Embassy of any of the 26 Member States. Schengen Visa is special kind of tourist visa that permit either transit through or an intended stay within the territory of the Schengen Member States for the duration of maximum 90 days.

Visa Fee for Greece for Adults – Rs4400 + Agent fee
Visa fee for Greece for Children - (6-12 years) – Rs2600 + Agent Fee

Visa processing will take at least two week to process.You have to apply for Schengen Visa well before your trip date.

Greece Trip Budget

Travel cost : By Flights : 65000

Accommodation : Dormitory – 1000 , Budget-2500,Economy – 4000 , Luxury – 8000

Food : Veg – 2000 , Non-Veg and seafood – 2500 , Fast food –1500

Drinks : Water bottle – 50 , Beer – 200 , Alcohol – 350

Local transport : Taxi- 3000 ,Buses-300 ,taxi- 3000

Intercity transport : Taxi- 3000 ,Buses-700 ,Ferry – 1500,Train – 800, Flight-2000

Entry fee – Approx Rs 5000 which will cover most of the tourist attractions including such as Parthenon,Acropolis,National Archaeological Museum,Ancient Agora,Benaki Museum,New Acropolis museum,Temple of Olympian Zeus,Walking Athens at Night,Temple of Poseidon, Cape Sounion,Delphi, walking at Plaka, national park and garden and entru fee of Santorini attractions.

Adventure Activities Greece Cost  : These activities range from Rs 2500 - Rs10000 (Charge Per activitity )

  • Romatic Cruise Dinner and party
  • Hiking
  • Safari
  • Rhodes Faliraki Water Park
  • Dora Stratou Greek Dancing Show
  • Crete Αquarium
  • Valley of the Butterflies
  • Bubble Balls in Athens
  • Horse riding
  • Explore Islands
  • Snorkeling

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