South of Greece - cities and resorts in southern Greece

South of Greece

South of Greece

The South of Greece offers all holidaymakers:
- see the Temple of Poseidon, Saint Meteora, Cape Sounion, Acropolis, Corinth, go on a one-day cruise to the islands of Poros, Hydra, Aegina;
- do all kinds of recreation (walks in shady groves, yacht walks, skiing).

Cities and resorts of Southern Greece

Glyfada will delight shopaholics: for shopping, it is advisable to go to the boulevards of Pandora and Poseidon, Metaxa and Kipros streets.
As for beach lovers, there are sandy beaches at their service (some of them are marked with the Blue Flag). For example, choosing the Asteria Seaside beach for relaxation, you can visit beach bars, a water park, rock climbing on an artificial iceberg, ride a water swing ...
Since Glyfada has an international golf club, golfers can compete with tourists from all over the world, and beginners can take lessons from the professionals..
Despite the fact that Glyfada does not have ancient architectural monuments, if you wish, you can go to Vouliagmeni to see the ruins of the Temple of Hera and the natural lake Vouliagmeni, from the bottom of which hot springs come out..
Loutraki is a resort town surrounded by coniferous forests, ready to receive guests all year round (due to climatic and natural conditions, both summer and winter tourism are developed here).
Those who want to improve their health and prolong their youth flock here: Loutraki has hot mineral springs (the water is enriched with magnesium and sodium). To achieve the best effect, it is recommended to combine hydrotherapy with a sea holiday..
The resort will also be of interest to active tourists: at their service there are casinos, discos, shops, sports centers..

Islands and peninsulas in the south of Greece

Crete is an island in the south of Greece, famous for its well-equipped sandy and pebble beaches, water parks, aquariums, discos, opportunities for kite and windsurfing, diving, horse riding.
Those who want to see excursion Crete will be able to explore the Labyrinth of the Minotaur, the Palace of Knossos, the Samaria gorge, the city buildings of the ancient city of Gortyn, the Melidoni cave, the Kera Cardiotissa monastery, the Zeus cave, the Phaistos palace ...
Tours to the Peloponnese peninsula are chosen by couples, lovers of privacy, as well as those who are not averse to cycling and hiking.
Pine forests, olive groves, delicious cuisine, wonderful places where you can enjoy tranquility are waiting for all vacationers..
Fans of excursions in Corinth will be able to see the fountain of Pirina, the ruins of the Temple of Apollo, the thermal baths of Eurykles, in Mycenae - the ruins of an ancient palace and the Citadel, in Epidaurus - a well-preserved ancient theater.
As for the beach holiday, the beaches of the peninsula are sandy or mixed (sand + small interspersed with small pebbles). In Laconia, you can relax on the Blue Flag beaches - Simos Beach and Archangelos, in Elis - on the sandy beaches of Zacharo and Chrysi Akti.
Southern Greece welcomes its guests with picturesque landscapes, monuments of ancient culture, clean sea, excellent service.

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