Entertainment in Greece

Recreation and Entertainment in Greece

Beach Holiday

Numerous beaches in Greece are perfect for relaxing by the sea. See toppharmacyschools for geography, climate and cuisine in Greece.

The beaches of the Halkidiki resort have opportunities for a variety of types of water recreation. There are both equipped – in part of the Kassandra peninsula, and wild beaches, which are located in the park area of ​​Sithonia.

The archipelago of the five islands of Santorini is considered the owner of picturesque landscapes and beautiful beaches with sand of different colors: white, red and even black.

The sandy beaches of Heraklion on the island of Crete stretch for many kilometers. The most popular beach areas of this part of the island are located in the resorts of Gouves, Kokkini Hani and Amoudara.

The resorts of the Chania region of Crete boast clean and wide beaches. Not far from the settlement of Elafonisi is a very popular beach with pink sand.

The beaches of the island of Ios are considered one of the best in Greece. Milopot bay, which has favorable conditions for swimming, is very attractive to tourists.

The resort town of Kallikratia is known for its huge beach, washed by the Aegean Sea, and a long swimming season.

Not far from Athens, the resorts of Glyfada and Vouliagmeni offer their equipped beaches with a high level of service, as well as wild beaches of the coast.

The resort town of Agios Nikolaos is often called the “Cretan St. Tropez”, sandy and pebble beaches are scattered along the bay.


Greece has a very developed tourism industry. Various water sports are very popular at local resorts.

Corfu is famous for its resorts, which have extensive opportunities for outdoor activities by the sea. They offer surfing and diving activities, as well as canoe, catamaran and yacht trips.

The resort of Faliraki on the island of Rhodes is known for its nightlife as well as good conditions for water sports such as windsurfing and water skiing. In addition, the city has a golf club and parks for children, including a water park.

On the beaches of the resort of Mykonos, tourists visit diving clubs, entertainment centers and discos. In addition, the resorts of the island are known for their nudist beaches.

The city of Loutraki is the most famous resort in Southern Greece, recreation on it includes beach volleyball, diving, surfing, as well as water skiing, jet skis and yachts.


Greece is one of the most attractive European countries for shopping. Mostly tourists come here for fur products, which are of high quality and quite affordable price. In addition, it is good to buy leather goods and ceramics in Greece.

Good conditions for tourist shopping are offered by such cities and resorts as Kallikratia, Kastoria, Athens, etc.


Holidays in Greece are often associated with an extensive excursion program offered by cities and resorts of the country with an ancient history.

Athens is a city that is called the cradle of Western civilization. The capital of Greece has large excursion programs. The most popular of them pass through the largest museums of the city and cultural and historical places, in particular the famous Acropolis.

On the island of Crete, excursions are often held to the Palace of Knossos, the labyrinth of Daedalus, in which, according to legend, the Minotaur was imprisoned, and also to the cave, where, according to mythology, Zeus himself was born.

The island of Rhodes is popular with tourists not only for its wonderful beaches, but also for interesting excursions to archaeological museums and reserves.

On the island of Corfu there are cultural and historical monuments that have been listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Of these, tourists often visit ancient fortresses.

In the resorts of the island of Lesvos, it is interesting to visit the Archaeological and Ethnographic Museums, the Church of St. Therapont with the Byzantine Museum inside, ancient monasteries and the remains of one of the largest ancient theaters in Ancient Greece.

Tours of the Peloponnese are held in ancient Argos, Mycenae and the Archaeological Museum of Sparta, famous for its collection of Roman mosaics.

In Thessaloniki, excursions to the Archaeological Museum, the medieval wall, the Arc de Triomphe of Emperor Galerius and the famous squares are often visited.

Kos is a Greek resort where you can visit excursions around the Castle of the Knights, as well as see the age-old plane tree, according to legend, it was under it that the famous doctor Hippocrates gave his lessons to his students.

Ski resorts

There are also famous ski resorts in Greece.

The city of Delphi is known not only for its temple complex, but also for its ski center, which offers excellent opportunities for recreation in the winter.

No less popular ski resort Parnassus. Its trails are designed for any level of skiing difficulty. In addition to skiing, you can try snowboarding and rock climbing.

Entertainment in Greece