• 27 November 2020

Greece is one of the world’s most popular travel destinations. It’s alive with passion, culture, warm hospitality and ancient history! With just one look at the historic sites and the natural scenery, it is easy to imagine why this destination draws millions of visitors from across the world.

On this episode of Behind the Bucket List, Luke and Jamie explore Greece’s ancient marvels and travel across the Aegean Sea to the beautiful island of Santorini to discover what makes Greece an Instagrammer’s dream. 

Take a look at Behind the Bucket List Greece episode here: 

Here are a few reasons to visit Greece and experience the country’s biggest and best in Bucket List experiences.

Absorb the culture and marvel at ancient history:

Ah, Greece. Home to legends of the Greek gods and famous ancient philosophers. Throughout Athens, you can walk in the footsteps of the first Olympians and see crumbling temples, which were created thousands of years ago. Greece is definitely any history lover’s dream destination. Even if you are not passionate about the classics, this country is sure to incite the interest of everyone who visits with its fascinating sites, legends and myths.  

Admire the natural scenery:

From the remote monasteries of Meteora to the white-topped cliffs of Santorini, Greece is bursting with incredible natural scenery! Some of the best places to relax and embrace the wonders of nature are on the various Greek islands. Surrounded by the blue waters of the Aegean Sea and complete with golden (and even black sand!) beaches, these islands are idyllic destinations for travellers. And it’s not all beach relaxation! Islands like Mykonos and Santorini are home to charming villages and the remnants of ancient cities.     

Indulge in the delicious cuisine:

It wouldn’t be a trip to Greece without some delicious food! Greek salads, fresh seafood, mouth-watering gyros and more. On a trip to Greece, you’ll get the chance to enjoy fresh tastes at authentic tavernas and seaside cafes. 

Go Greek with Expat Explore on your next vacation! Take a look at our Greek tours and get ready to enjoy your own bucket list experiences. 

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