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Traveling to Greece, Europe and feeling a bit overwhelmed about your upcoming trip? You'll no doubt want to make sure you know every little detail about the place you're visiting and that's where we come in. Actually, not us directly, but the helpful users of our community who have posted various informative destination reviews about Greece, reviews that you can check out below. They're written by real people with hands-on experience in traveling, so you're getting the real deal, not some biased view coming from a travel agency trying to make a sale. Feel free to read up on any of them and don't hesitate to contact the authors if you have questions about the destinations they wrote about, or any other location they've visited in Greece.

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Recent reviews from Greece

Things to do in Agios Nikolaos, gallery by stefThings to do in Agios Nikolaos - Agios Nikolaos reviews
Agios Nikolaos is one of the major cities of Crete. It is located 80 km-s west from the airport Heraklion. It isn't so touristy like Hersonissos. There are some nice buildings, a lake in the middle of the town, and a sandy strand. It is... Read more » 

A trip to the Ancient Argos - Argos reviews
If you're interested in ancient greek history, you should visit the ancient city of Argos. The city got it's name after the giant who had a thousand eyes and watched over the treasures of the gods. There are beautiful ruins, places for... Read more »

Athens - first impression, gallery by WazlingAthens - first impression - Athens reviews
I've never seen such a different city before that time. On the one hand there was everything historical and full of antique things, on the other hand the place was very dirty and spoiled sometimes, mainly if you went away from the tourist... Read more » 

Short visit in Corinth, gallery by WazlingShort visit in Corinth - Corinth reviews
Nice antique City. If you're interested in history you should go there and also visit the small museum, there are quite many rare and interesting findings. Also, don't forget to take as many pictures as possible both in the city and around... Read more » 

Visit the Oracle of Delphi - Dhelfoi reviews
The city hasn't got too much importance, it has had during the ancient greek period. It's a small town, offering the same as every other tourist village. It is a nice place after all and has some pleasant hotels. Besides that, the ancient... Read more »

Visiting Gythion - Gythion reviews
I was very disappointed to see uncollected garbage piled on many of the city streets of this otherwise pretty city. It smells badly and is a health hazard. Friends who live there told me this has been going on for a long time. There seems... Read more »

Heracleion was a great disappointment - Herakleion reviews
The big capital city, touristically overcrowded and offering mostly the typical tourist shops, selling all the rubish you know from other cities. If you go on the outskirts, its often not very clean and doesnt offer very good places to go... Read more »

About the myth of Knossos, gallery by stefAbout the myth of Knossos - Heraklion reviews
The antique metropol Knossos, located 3 miles from the capital Hersonissos, was an ambigous experience for us. We enjoyed the famous king Minos' castle's ruins. On the other part we had a messy experience in a restaurant, where we eat. But... Read more » 

Beach brake at Kaiafa, gallery by WazlingBeach brake at Kaiafa - Kaiafa reviews
Nice pause during our trip. The place was made up of only of 3 houses, a small railwaystation with a little restaurant, I guess you could call it this way, and a little aunties shop. It's a longer time ago, when I was there, but the... Read more » 

The best climate in Greece - Kalamata reviews
Very small village, only with some buildings and small store, at least one restaurant, directly at the train station. The city is well known for its healing fountains. There's no nightlife, but a great wide beach, where a lot of... Read more »

Meteora experiences in Geece, gallery by angelMeteora experiences in Geece - Kalambaka reviews
There were a few organized trips from which we could choose during our stay. The first we chose was the trip to the Meteoras. The Meteora is a complex of six monasteries which are built on natural sandstone rock pillars. It is said that... Read more » 

Special trip to Mount Olymp, gallery by zdankoSpecial trip to Mount Olymp - Larisa reviews
We rented a motobike in Paralia and climbed the big Olymp Mountain, we wanted to visit the gods of olymp, but they weren't at home.:D Anyway, it was a great trip and got a very special feeling if you think about it. One day you are sitting... Read more » 

Climbing Mount Olymp with motorbike, gallery by angelClimbing Mount Olymp with motorbike - Litochoro reviews
For this trip we rented a motorbike. In Greece you don't need a specific driving licence for driving these scooters (it's not a real motorbike - you can see it on picture 5) you can drive them only having a driving licence for cars. We paid... Read more » 

The beaches and attractions of Matala, Greece - Matala reviews
Matala has some great ancient caves, originally dug out during the stone age and used for worship. In the sixties hippies used them as housing and today they are yet again another tourist attraction. They are now protected by the Archeology... Read more »

Daytrip to the ancient Mykene - Mikinai reviews
If you're near to Mykene, you should really go there. It's a well preserved antique Greek city, digged out by the german Heinrich Schliemann in the 19th century (yes, he is the same archeologist who discovered Troy, so you should take a... Read more »

Vacation in Nafplion - Nafplion reviews
The starting and central point of our vacation was Nafplion. Our trips to Argos and Mykene were only daytrips, we always came back. We usually want to daytrips with a car or a motorbike we rented, it was easy to get anywhere that way.... Read more »

Don't miss while in Paralia, gallery by angelDon't miss while in Paralia - Paralia reviews
Paralia or Paralia Katerini is a little town on the seaside, actually paralia means beach so this town could be the beach of the nearby little city Katerini. Here most of the buildings are hotels, apartment houses and of course different... Read more » 

Patrai is a nice Greek town - Patrai reviews
Patra is a big harbour city. You havent got much in the city besides one beach, adjacent to the industrial harbour. When we got in the taxi, telling him to drive us to the beach, we didnt know it, he drove us to the so called 'Rion beach'.... Read more »

Not amazed by Patras - Patras reviews
Its a big, ugly city, only mass tourism oriented, nothing special about it. When we asked a taxi driver for the next beach, he drove us to 'Rion Beach'. It was a street with only pubs and bars and only one camping place, which was very... Read more »

Short trip to Sparti - Sparti reviews
Well known city from the greek history. One of the biggest competitors of Athens, also in a military sense. The modern city is like most of the other greek cities with a middle size. There're some nice posibilities for bars and... Read more »

Spending a few days in Thessaloniki - Thessaloniki reviews
A visitor approaching Thessaloniki from the sea will have a first glimpse of a modern metropolis, lots of blocks of flats and other modern buildings. This sight was very different a few hundred years ago. A major change in the façade... Read more »

What to see in Santorini - Thira reviews
It is a fabulous volcanic island with an antique minoan city. Some people think Santorini is the home of the lost city of Atlantis... The quite landscape and the people make the place a real paradise, I think. I have been there in May and t... Read more »

Short visit in Tripolis - Tripolis reviews
If you don't have a car, you should really check public traffic schedules, otherwise you're stuck in the middle of nowhere, like I was! Tripolis is not really special, there are a few shops fort ourists and soem restaurants, but nothing you... Read more »

A nice weekend in Volos, Greece - Volos reviews
Although it is an industrial city, I really enjoyed Volos. The sea is impossibly blue there and the city by night from the surrounding hills is amazing. The Archeological Museum of Volos is really great, exhibits include items from the... Read more »

 
 

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