No doubt one of the most beautiful places to visit in the world is Greece, and we at Roux Luxury Travel in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, have made easy for you and your itinerary to plan for your trip there. Below are five amazing things to do when in Greece.
Climb Mount Olympus
Familiar with the movie, "Olympus has fallen?" Well, here is a chance to see the real Olympus and here is the catch- it still stands! Mount Olympus located in Litochoro is strongly connected to the Greek mythology and if you are a fan of Greek mythology, then this should be on the top of your list of places to visit. It will not disappoint in its ability to create images of all the myths you have read about or watched, in your head.
Visit the Acropolis
Acropolis is made from marble and is located in the capital city of Greece, Athens. It used to be the site of the statue of Athena. You can go touring the Acropolis to admire the stunning and spectacular architecture, the temples as well as the Parthenon.
This is one place that lovers across the world should visit ASAP! Imagine spending quality time with your beloved in one of the most beautiful places on earth. Famous for its picturesque look, Santorini is covered in traditional Cycladic homes which gives it its white gleam under the hot Greek sun. Situated in the middle of water, this white island creates a beautiful contrast with the surrounding water and gives off a most spectacular view. Santorini is a sight to behold.
Tour the Samaria Gorge
Located in the Island of Crete, the Samaria Gorge is a must-visit for all lovers of nature. It spans 16 kilometers and walking through the Gorge can take about seven hours.
Climb Mount Athos
Mount Athos is located on the Chalcidice Peninsula. Mount Athos is home to twenty monasteries and is a central point of worship in Eastern Christian Orthodox faith therefore is considered a place of great importance in Greece. But the most incredible thing about this Mount is that the monasteries are in full working order and in good condition. They are the oldest monastic communities in the world. It is important however to note that due to the strong beliefs and ancient laws governing the monasteries, only male visitors are allowed to enter the areas surrounding the monastery.
All this is just a shadow of what awaits you in Greece. Reach out to Roux Luxury Travel in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, and we'll help you get there so you can see all the wonders awaiting you.
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