Each one offers its own share of stunning landscapes, historic sites, nightlife scenes and cultural delights. The monastery of Meteora, the ruins at Delphi, and then, most famously, the capital of Athens and its iconic Parthenon. Situated at the southernmost tip of the Attica peninsula, Cape Sounion is best known as the site of the ruins of the ancient Greek temple of Poseidon, the god of the sea. The remains are perched on the headland, surrounded on three sides by the sea.
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Greece will welcome British holidaymakers back from May who have either had the Covid jab or who can show proof of a negative Covid test. Greece holidays could be on the cards for Brits from May as the country is looking to reopen to foreign tourists. Speaking at a travel conference, the country's Minister of Tourism Harry Theoharis said that the country would be welcoming back tourists from May 14, without a need to show proof of a Covid vaccine to enter. However, you would still need to show proof of a negative Covid test taken before travel, according to TTG Media. It's worth noting that the May 14 date is the earliest the country will welcome back tourists, and that this is of course dependent on the Covid situation at the time.
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Tourism in Greece has been a key element of the economic activity in the country, and is one of the country's most important sectors. Greece has been a major tourist destination and attraction in Europe since the s for its rich culture and history , which is reflected in large part by its 18 UNESCO World Heritage Sites , among the most in Europe and the world  as well as for its long coastline , many islands, and beaches. Greece attracted as many as The religious tourism and pilgrimages , the ecotourism , the conference tourism, and the medical tourism are prominent, and initiatives are being made to promote the seasonal tourism as well. Some of the country's major tourist destinations include the capital city Athens , the islands of Santorini , Mykonos , Rhodes , Corfu and Crete , as well as the peninsula of Chalkidice.
Large, diverse and visually stunning, Greece is an enthralling mixture of sun-drenched islands, towering mountains, buzzing cities, and timeless traditions. Every corner of this country oozes chilled-out livability and the list of must-see places goes on and on: Athens , Crete , Delphi, Olympia, Santorini, Skiathos, Meteora, Rhodes, and Corfu are just the tip of the iceberg. For many visitors, the lesser-known parts of Greece leave the most lasting impression.