Greece is the country with the oldest culture in the world. It is in the southernmost part of the Balkans peninsula and it is surrounded by Ionian Sea, Mediterranean Sea and the Aegean Sea. There are endless number of ancient spots that are good to be visited, but here we are featuring you 7 cities. These cities are perfect where you can see the ancient Greek culture merged to the modern one. Enjoy!!!

Paleokastritsa, Corfu

The north part of Corfu island is the one not only rich with beautiful beaches but also with history and culture. The city Paleokastritsa is the place where you can find many secret spots to spend your private time on the beach or just visit the city and enjoy the old Mediterranean culture.

Paleokastritsa

Paleokastritsa

Parga

Parga is an old town that lies on the Ionian coast. It is a town that was built in 13th century on the spot of an ancient town Tyrone. This town was also a noticable spot during the Ottoman rule. The history that lies in the narrow rocky streets will take your breath away whether you visit this town in summers or winters. If you go there in the summer then you can visit the town beach or the nearby wild biches and enjoy the saty water of the Ionian sea.

Parga

Seascape, Parga, Greece

Old Town, Rhodes

The Old Town of Rhodes is place where if you get lost is not a shame but an oppoprunity. There are more than 200 streets that has no name and they are all yours for you to explore them. There are many ancient remains that are perfect to be explored.

Rhodos Old Town

Rhodes Old Town at sunset

Thassos

Thassos town is the main town of the Thassos Island in the North Aegean Sea in North Greece. The town is also known as Limenas Thasou or just Limenas. The current town is built west from the ancient town of this island. From here you can visit some of the most beautiful beaches in Greece as well as one of the most beautiful lagoon in the world, Giola.

TWO COASTAL VIEWS TO CHOOSE FROM.

Thassos, Greece, 2014

Heraklion, Crete

Heraklion is the largest city and capital of Crete. Near this city you can find the ancient palace of the Bronze Age called Knossos, which is also known as the Palace of Minos.

Heraklion, Crete

North Entrance, Knossos

Olympia

Olympia is not actually a city but it is a sanctuary of the ancient Greece. This site is best known for the place where the ancient Olympic Games were held. There are many ancient remains where you can lose yourself in the ancient times of the Greece when the Gods where does that gave power to all participants of the Olympic Games.

Olympia, Greece

GREECE-OLYMPIA-2010 YOUTH OLYMPIC GAMES-FLAME LIGHTING

Sparta, Laconia

Sparta is a modern city that lays on the same site as the ancient city of Sparta. In the center of the city there is the Archaeological Museum of Sparta and in the North West end you can see the Tomb of Leonidas, the hero of the Spartans. The modern city is a perfect portal to get yourself in the years B.C. and to live through the ancient traditions of Sparta.

Theatre at the Acropolis of Sparti

Leonidas statue, Sparti

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