DESTINATIONS IN GREECE

Make your dreams reality; olive groves, historical sites, and sandy beaches can all be part of your vacation in Greece.

Monastiraki – Athens, Greece holiday destinations, luxury packages by Travelive

Athens

Take a big step deep into ancient history and Mediterranean culture on your Greek holiday destination through the country’s capital of Athens, portraying a beautiful blend of the past with the present. Experience this journey through time as you visit the city's numerous ancient monuments, vibrant tavernas and lively street markets. Embrace the chaos. You won’t be disappointed!

Things to do in Athens

  • Visit Acropolis
  • Athens & Cape Sounion Tour
  • Flavors of Athens Tour
  • Saronic Islands Cruise
  • Race Scavenger Hunt
  • Greek Spirits Tasting
  • Athens Jewish Heritage Tour
  • Argolis or Delphi Day Tour
Santorini – Cliffside views, top destinations in Greece, Luxury holidays with Travelive

Santorini

Santorini, the top destination in Greece, beats all the glossy picture-postcard expectations; its beauty is simply breathtaking. Tourists from all over the world fall in love with Santorini’s rich variety of landscape, culture, romantic villages, and turquoise waters. Drink your morning coffee overlooking the caldera and its endless views, explore one of the unique black or red sandy beaches, and relax under the colorful sunset on your last stop into Greece’s most romantic island.

Things to do in Santorini

  • Catamaran Cruise
  • Wine Tasting
  • Archaeology & Culture Tour
  • Food & Wine Experience
  • Cooking Class
  • Beaches & Hiking Tour
Mykonos Overview – Top destinations in Greece, luxury travel packages created by Travelive

Mykonos

Mykonos, complete with traditional Cycladic architecture of white houses and blue shutters, cobblestone streets, one church for every day of the year, and picturesque windmills are few of the items you will experience on your Greek vacation. Relax on the beautiful beaches during the day, try the magnificent cuisine at night, and party like a rock-star until the early hours of the morning. Mykonos never sleeps, accommodating all your needs.

Things to do in Mykonos

  • Delos Island Tour
  • Catamaran Cruise
  • Cooking Class
  • Off the Beaten Path Tour
  • Mykonos Hiking Tour
  • Beach Hopping on a Private Yacht
Paros Island, luxury travel with Travelive, top destinations in Greece

Paros

Just imagine it as Santorini or Mykonos without the hype and the crowds. Paros is a haven of untouched nature paired with stunning architecture and the views you would expect from a Cycladic island. It is laid- back, relaxed, filled with postcard worthy villages but still offers exceptional accommodation and dining options as well as more than 40 great beaches to choose from.

Things to do in Paros

  • Day cruises to Santorini or Mykonos
  • Saronic Islands Cruise
  • Visit Panagia Ekatontapiliani, Church of a hundred doors
  • Immerse with the locals in Lefkes village
  • Enjoy the nightlife in Naoussa
  • Visit the Venetian castle in Naoussa
  • Cooking and wine tasting classes
Apollo Temple – Naxos Island, luxury travel with Travelive, top destinations in Greece

Naxos

Don't forget to add Naxos to your personalized itinerary, a perfect stop for all types of travelers. Naxos is the largest and lushest island of the Cyclades, and home to the mythical King of Gods, Zeus. With rich medieval architecture, exotic beaches, amazing food, and ideal for water sports, the island satisfies all desires from land to water.

Things to do in Naxos

  • Old Town Tour
  • Temple of Apollo Tour
  • Scuba & Snorkeling
  • Windsurf / Kite Surf
  • Catamaran Cruise
  • Naxian Cooking Class
Balos Lagoon – Crete Island, Explore Greece holiday destinations with Travelive

Crete

Crete, the largest island in Greece, is renowned for its natural beauty and diversity. It boasts towering mountain ranges, sliced by dramatic gorges, interspersed with vast plateaus and endless beaches. Experience its remarkable history, evident across the island, from the ruins of the Minoan palace of Knossos to the Venetian fortresses of Rethymo. Make Crete a priority in your holiday destination checklist.

Things to do in Crete

  • Knossos Palace
  • Heralion Museum
  • Spinalonga Discovery
  • Samaria Gorge
  • Cretan Villages Discovery
  • Wine & Olive Oil Trails
  • Gastronomy & Cooking
  • Tours of Chania & Rethymno
Lindos beach – Rhodes Island, Greece holiday destinations, packages with Travelive

Rhodes

Complete your Greek vacation by adding Rhodes as a destination on your itinerary. The island offers natural beauty and blue skies along with monuments from a long and often turbulent history. The warm hospitality generously offered by the people of Rhodes, makes it one of the most visited islands in Greece. Rhodes offers an abundance of beautiful beaches, nightlife, culture and history.

Things to do in Rhodes

  • Rhodes Old Town Tour
  • Lindos Town Tour
  • Jewish Heritage of Rhodes
  • Wine Tasting
  • Valley of the Butterflies
  • Cruise to Dodecanese Islands
Milos Island – Kleftiko, top destinations in Greece by Travelive, luxury holidays

Milos

Milos, one of the most magical and less conspicuous islands in the Cyclades, is a real tropical paradise with approximately 70 beautiful quiet sandy beaches to explore. Situated north of the Sea of Crete, Milos is a volcanic island with a rugged and dramatic hilly landscape. Visit the island's natural harbor, caves and hot sulfurous springs, to experience its rich history and hidden treasures as you vacation in Greece.

Things to do in Milos

  • Sailing Catamaran Cruise
  • Milos Cooking Class
  • The Highlights of Milos Tour
  • Milos Jeep Safari
  • Geological Milos Tour
Ios island – beautiful beaches, Greece holiday destinations, relax with Travelive

Ios

Ranging from its skyline of hilly mountains and steep rocky cliffs that stretch down to the sea, Ios is a geological wonder. The beautiful island, consisting of sprawling beaches and unspoiled landscape, offers travelers the perfect setting for both adventure and relaxation. On arrival to your Greek destination, explore the picturesque port before heading up to the whitewashed Cycladic village of Chora, as you stroll along the narrow paths unreachable by cars.

Things to do in Ios

  • Private High-Speed Rib
  • Island-Hopping Cruise
  • Fishing & Snorkeling Tours
  • Island Tour with a Local
  • Trekking & Hiking Tour
Zakynthos island – beautiful beaches, Ionian islands, Greece holiday destinations, relax with Travelive

Zakynthos

Famous as the home of one of the most Instagrammed locations in the world – the Navagio or Shipwreck beach, Zakynthos island offers the perfect combination of pristine nature, exotic white sand beaches and luxury accommodation options. This gem of the Ionian islands offers a vast array of activities for the whole family, sailing and water sport options, and once you are done enjoying the emerald sea, visit the quaint villages and Zakynthos Town for a great fusion of authentic food, great nightlife and immersive experiences.

Things to do in Zakynthos

  • Day cruises to Kefalonia or other Ionian islands
  • Visit the Navagio (Shipwreck) beach and the Blue Caves
  • Enjoy private cooking classes
  • Explore the Navagio Viewpoint, Anafonitria, Bohali & Solomos Square
  • Join the night tour of Zakynthos
  • Join a turtle watching expedition
Kefalonia island – beautiful beaches, Ionian islands, Greece holiday destinations, relax with Travelive

Kefalonia

Famous as the location where the Hollywood blockbuster Captain Corelli’s Mandolin was filmed, Kefalonia is an island that perfectly blends incredible nature, jaw-dropping beaches, rich cultural heritage, and great food experiences. This is the largest Ionian island with vibrant towns, and its lush green Mt. Atmos will provide ample of hiking opportunities that will be rewarded with stunning views of the NW Peloponnese and islands Zakynthos, Lefkada, and Ithaca. Its colorful villages will let you immerse with the locals and feel Greece as it once was while the natural phenomena across the island, including the renowned Melissani cave, will ensure your camera will get plenty of use.

Things to do in Kefalonia

  • Visit the Melissani cave and lake
  • Explore Argostoli town and discover its charm and rich history
  • Discover the nightlife of Fiscardo
  • Immerse yourself in the local life of Assos, one of the most colorful villages on the island
  • Hike on Mt. Atmos
  • Embark on a watersport adventure on one of many crystal-clear beaches
  • Explore local cuisine and culinary traditions
Corfu island – beautiful beaches, Ionian islands, Greece holiday destinations, relax with Travelive

Corfu

With its dramatic cliff faces and luscious green landscapes tumbling into unbelievably clear, azure waters and a captivating mix of cultural influences that are noticeable not only in architecture but also in the local food, Corfu is the star of the Ionian islands. This timeless, cosmopolitan holiday destination is famed, among many things for its beautiful beaches and authentic Greek hospitality.

Things to do in Corfu

  • Explore impressive palaces of Corfu
  • Experience an authentic cooking class in a vineyard
  • Discover traditional villages of Corfu
  • Explore the Caves of Paleokastritsa by boat
  • Go on an off-the-beaten-track safari
  • Enjoy a cultural tour of Corfu and the UNESCO World Heritage Site of the Old Town
Hydra island – beautiful beaches, Greece holiday destinations, relax with Travelive

Hydra

Just a short boat ride from Athens, Hydra has been a favorite holiday destination of Greeks and foreigners for almost a century. Overlooking the Argosaronic gulf, covered with verdant pine trees and filled with picturesque towns and villages, Hydra is also considered to be one of the most romantic islands in Greece. Since no cars are allowed on the island, Hydra has preserved its distinctive atmosphere over time, and as you walk along the promenades or enjoy a carriage ride, you will be able to revel in its lavish mansions, cobbled streets, and discreet cosmopolitan aura.

Things to do in Hydra

  • Take a carriage ride through the town
  • Explore surrounding Saronic islands with a rib boat
  • Discover the artistic side of the island in its lively galleries and art workshops
  • Visit the Monastery of the Assumption of the Virgin Mary
  • Learn more about the island’s rich history by visiting its museums
  • Take a water taxi to one of many beaches across the island
  • Hike to the naval bastions
Spetses island – beautiful beaches, Greece holiday destinations, relax with Travelive

Spetses

Often considered as one of the most relaxing and romantic Greek islands, Spetses is also known as the island of the aromas due to its lush greenery. Offering the perfect combination of beautiful nature, pristine beaches, and historical sites, a complex history, Spetses will capture your imagination from the moment you arrive. Wander through its little alleys and discover the charming black and white pebble mosaics in the courtyards or explore the island in horse-drawn carriages while admiring the grand mansions that evoke the island’s glorious past.

Things to do in Spetses

  • Explore the Saronic islands on a rib boat
  • Visit the Cave of Bekiris
  • Explore the promenade in a horse-drawn carriage
  • Visit the Bouboulina Museum
Thessaloniki – Greece, explore top destinations in Greece with Travelive packages

Thessaloniki

It is easy to fall in love with Thessaloniki. Its rich history, blend of cultures, magnificent cuisine, museums, architecture, vibrant nightlife, bustling art scene and panoramic sea vistas are just a few of the reasons why Greece’s second-largest city should find its way into your travel itinerary. Every neighborhood in Thessaloniki tells its own story and the old and new world blend perfectly to create a modern, cosmopolitan city. Explore its ancient monuments, including the 4th century Arch of Galerius, climb up to the Byzantine walls at sunset to have the entire city of Thessaloniki right under your feet, and at night stroll down to the waterfront around the White Tower and experience the city nightlife in its trendy bars, restaurants, and cafes.

Things to do in Thessaloniki

  • Take a day-trip to Meteora and Kalambaka
  • Explore Thessaloniki’s incredible world of culinary delights
  • Discover the city’s history with a full-day tour
  • Relive the myths and legends with a day trip to Mt. Olympus
  • Explore the symbol of Thessaloniki -the White Tower
  • Visit one of many hamams including Yahudi and Bey Hamam
Chalkidiki – Greece, explore top destinations in Greece with Travelive packages

Chalkidiki

Shaped like Poseidon’s trident, the region of Chalkidiki or Halkidiki is filled with verdant and aromatic greenery and it attracts as many nature lovers as it does sun lovers. One side of the region will enchant you with fir trees and vineyards that reach the sea, crystal clear waters with fine white sand, and charming beach bars in secluded bays while the other will captivate you with archaeological sites such as the Ancient Olynthos, caves and a plethora of luxury seaside resorts. Halkidiki is also home to the unique Mount Athos, UNESCO’s World Heritage Site, one of a kind Christian Orthodox monastic state.

Things to do in Chalkidiki

  • Visit the Parthenon of Sithonia
  • Weave with the villagers of Arnea
  • Hike on Mt. Holomondas
  • Join an authentic cooking class and taste true farm to table dishes
  • Visit the 700-year old village of Nikiti
  • See the unique Mt. Athos by sea
  • Visit the Ancient sites of Stagira, Acanthus and Olynthos/li>
  • Explore the rare Testudinata Turtles at Polychrono Lake
Northern Greece – Greece, explore top destinations in Greece with Travelive packages

Northern Greece

The region of Northern Greece is synonymous with diversity. Whether you are looking for a great beach getaway, cosmopolitan nightlife, cultural or spiritual experiences, you will be able to find the perfect destination to suit your passion. The region is also a melting pot of various influences and filled with remnants of mighty civilizations including Macedonians, Romans, Byzantines, Thracians, Slavs and Turks, especially in its largest city – Thessaloniki.

Things to do in Northern Greece

  • Explore the mystical Meteora
  • Go hiking in Zagoria
  • Follow the footsteps of Alexander the Great in Vergina
  • Visit Thessaloniki for arts and culture
  • Swim on some of the best beaches in Halkidiki
  • Live the Ancient myths on Mt Olympus
Peloponnese Greece – Greece, explore top destinations in Greece with Travelive packages

PELOPONNESE

If there is one region where the spirit of Ancient Greece, its myths and legends is still very much alive and in perfect harmony with verdant nature, it’s the Peloponnese. The number of аnсient sites, temples, sanctuaries, and even medieval towns is astonishing. Ancient Corinth, Mystras, Ancient Mycenae, the ancient theater of Epidaurus, Ancient Olympia – the birthplace of the Olympic games, Monemvasia, and Nafplion are just a few sites that will make every history aficionado select this destination. The Peloponnese is also famous as the cradle of wellness and for its farm to table culinary philosophy. Its award-winning olive oils, mouthwatering cuisine and lush wine regions are what foodie dreams are made of.

Things to do in Peloponnese

  • Explore the wine regions
  • Discover the beaches and islands with a rib boat tour
  • Join a private cooking class or discover the best olive oil tastings
  • Immerse yourself in the Ancient myths by visiting one of many ancient sites
  • Embark on a spiritual journey in a wellness oasis of your choice
  • Follow the footsteps of Hercules in Nafplio
  • Hiking tours across the Peloponnese
  • Virtuoso
  • Signature Travel Network
  • Ensemble Travel Group

  • Altour
  • Wendy-Perrin
  • ASTA
  • BBB - Accredited Business
  • Travel + Leisure A-List 2019
  • Conde Nast Traveler 2019
  • Travel + Leisure A-List 2018
  • Travel + Leisure A-List 2017
  • Conde Nast Traveler 2016
  • Travel + Leisure A-List 2016
  • Travel + Leisure A-List 2015
  • Tourism Awards 2015 - Silver
  • Travel + Leisure A-List 2014
  • Travel + Leisure A-List 2013
  • Travel + Leisure A-List 2012
  • Travel + Leisure A-List 2011
  • WTTC-safetravels
Plan a Trip