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Greece (Ελλάδα), officially the Hellenic Republic and known since ancient times as Hellas, is a country in Southeast Europe. Greece is strategically located at the crossroads of Europe, Western Asia, and Africa, and shares land borders with Albania to the north-west, the Republic of Macedonia and Bulgaria to the north and Turkey to the north-east. The country consists of nine geographic regions: Macedonia, Central Greece, the Peloponnese, Thessaly, Epirus, the Aegean Islands (including the Dodecanese and Cyclades), Thrace, Crete, and the Ionian Islands.

List of sights

Delos (100)

Delos (39 photos)

The Island of Delos (Δήλος), near Mykonos, is one of the most important mythological, historical and archaeological sites in Greece. The excavations…

Delos
Delphi (395) Tholos at Sanctuary of Athena Pronaia

Delphi (48 photos)

Delphi (Δελφοί) is an archaeological site on the south-western spur of Mount Parnassus in the valley of Phocis. In myths dating to the classical…

Delphi
Galaxidi (81)

Galaxidi (9 photos)

Galaxidi (Γαλαξίδι), is a town and a former municipality in the southern part of Phocis. Since the 2011 local government reform it is part of the…

Galaxidi
Hosios Loukas (246)

Hosios Loukas (58 photos)

Hosios Loukas (Ὅσιος Λουκᾶς) is a historic walled monastery situated near the town of Distomo. It is one of the most important monuments of Middle…

Hosios Loukas
Ios (296) Chora

Ios (46 photos)

Ios (Ίος) is a hilly island with cliffs down to the sea on most sides, situated halfway between Naxos and Santorini. The Port of Ios (Gialos) is at…

Ios
Meteora (1451)

Meteora (108 photos)

The Metéora (Μετέωρα), lit. “middle of the sky”, “suspended in the air” or “in the heavens above”, is one of the largest and most important…

Meteora
Mykonos (77)

Mykonos (94 photos)

Mykonos (Μύκονος) is a Greek island, lying between Tinos, Syros, Paros and Naxos. The town is also known as Chora. Mykonos’ nickname is “The Island

Mykonos
Naxos (488) Chora

Naxos (124 photos)

Naxos (Νάξος) is the largest island in the Cyclades island group. It was the centre of archaic Cycladic culture. The largest town and capital of the…

Naxos
Paros (55) Parikia

Paros (158 photos)

Paros (Πάρος), one of the Cyclades island group, lies to the west of Naxos, from which it is separated by a channel about 8 km wide. Historically, …

Paros
Patmos (309) Monastery of Saint John the Theologian

Patmos (210 photos)

Patmos (Πάτμος) is a small Greek island in the Aegean Sea, one of the northernmost islands of the Dodecanese complex. The highest point is Profitis

Patmos
Rhodes (1) Mandraki harbour

Rhodes (254 photos)

Rhodes (Ρόδος) is an island located in the eastern Aegean Sea. It is the largest of the Dodecanese islands in terms of both land area and…

Rhodes
Santorini (294) Oia

Santorini (200 photos)

Santorini (Σαντορίνη), classically Thera, and officially Thira, is the largest island of a small, circular archipelago which bears the same name and…

Santorini
Symi (719) Kali Strata

Symi (234 photos)

Symi (Σύμη) is a mountainous Greek island and includes the harbour town Gialos and its adjacent upper town Chora, as well as several smaller…

Symi

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Neuschwanstein Castle (160)

Countries visited (33,611 photos)

List of countries visited worldwide.

Countries visited