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Marissa Tajada

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The 9 best restaurants in Athens

The 9 best restaurants in Athens

Greek food is all the rage worldwide, so many might assume that the best restaurants in Athens offer the cuisine at its best. Sometimes, assumptions are correct. All those great thinkers had to eat somewhere, after all. Obviously, these magnificent restaurants weren’t about when Plato, Aristotle, Socrates and the rest were doing their thing, but the food in the Greek capital is so good it might just inspire some critical thinking of your own.You’ll find everything from greasy kebabs to high-end gastronomic opulence, so be sure to pack your appetite and get to eatin’. Eating as much as humanly possible is one of the best things to do in all of Greece, after all.

The 11 best things to do in Athens right now

The 11 best things to do in Athens right now

Desperate for sun in 2023? Athens isn’t your typical summer holiday. The Greek capital is bursting with history, from mind-boggling ancient ruins to mesmerising museums, but that’s not all it’s good for. For all its historical charm, Athens is actually a seriously trendy spot for lovely little cafes to watch the day go by and a cutting-edge arts and culture scene.  Like the rest of Greece, the choices for food are endless. We’re talking plates of dolmades, souvlaki and more feta than you can shake a stick out. And the beaches aren’t half bad either, obviously. And when you’re done with that, why not stroll through flea markets, or hike into the mountains? Whatever you’re here for, there’s more than enough to fill your days. Read on for the best things to do in Athens.  RECOMMENDED: 🥙 The 9 best restaurants in Athens🏛️ What to do in Kypseli, Athens's coolest neighborhood

Where to stay in Santorini

Where to stay in Santorini

In Santorini, the sunsets blaze across the sky, the beaches boast beautiful colours, the archaeological sights tell ancient stories and wind-beaten vineyards produce world-class wines. The island is filled with things to do and see – and knowing where to stay is essential.  So what are your options? Well, you could opt for a clifftop area where you can enjoy views over the villages nestled into the sides of the island. Or you could relax in a quiet inland village or you could head to a series of hamlets positioned near to the volcanic sand beaches on the coast. In all cases, the options are pretty darn dreamy. Read on to find out more.  RECOMMENDED: 🛏 The best hotels in Santorini☀️ The best things to do in Santorini

The 14 best things to do in Santorini

The 14 best things to do in Santorini

There’s nothing quite like standing at the top of the multicoloured cliffs that Santorini is famous for. This island is one of the most unique destinations in the world, and not just because it is in the huge crater of a volcano. The scenery here seems crafted by the Greek gods: whitewashed villages crown the island with views over its sea-flanked edges, rural vineyards span huge stretches inland, and the beaches are black, red and out of this world. There’s plenty for explorers, foodies and culture vultures to discover, from archaeological sites to swimming spots and friendly hotels, brilliant wine and Mediterranean food. RECOMMENDED🛏 The ultimate guide to where to stay in Santorini🇬🇷 The best places to visit in Greece

The 16 best things to do in Mykonos

The 16 best things to do in Mykonos

The Greek Ibiza? Mykonos carries a particular reputation, but much like its Balearic brethren, there is more to this place than meets the eye. Sure, you can party all night long as world-famous DJs do their thing on lofted stages, and you can gaze out at the mega-yachts and private jets that ferry celebrities to the island. You will, but do you know what else you can do? You can explore one of the best-preserved old towns in Greece, a gorgeous district named after Europe’s most romantic city and much more. The best things to do in Mykonos stretch far beyond the club. Let this charming Cycladic island wash over you, and you’re in for something truly special. 

The 16 best things to do on Corfu

The 16 best things to do on Corfu

Corfu is a little different to the other beloved Greek islands (geography plays its part), but this slice of paradise is inundated with annual visitors for good reason. The landscape is luxurious and leafy, brimming with olive trees and fruit groves, giving Corfu a verdant feel that is easy to get lost in. The good kind of lost, obviously, although the ever-present shimmering cerulean of the Ionian Sea means you are never truly lost.What are the best things to do on Corfu? Well, be on Corfu for a start, but there is plenty to get your teeth into on this beautiful island. Gorgeous architecture, stunning walks, idyllic beaches and ornate palaces headline, but the beauty of Corfu arguably lies in the spaces. You’re going to love this place. Greece at its absolute finest.

The 9 best things to do in Rhodes

The 9 best things to do in Rhodes

The best things to do in Rhodes heavily rely on the island's history, which is unlike anywhere else in Greece. Its position in the Aegean Sea once placed it at a crossroads of trade and sea-faring. Today, the entire island’s a time capsule telling stories of the different civilisations who have called this place home. Visiting the medieval city of Rhodes is like walking through a time machine that will spit you out into a world of trusted knights and fairytale castles. Here, buildings are preserved, easy to explore and admire. (In 1988, it was listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.) Ancient temples stand alongside medieval walls as well as churches, mosques and other structures influenced by the occupiers of eras gone by. Once you’re done soaking up all that history, there are still homely villages, lush valleys, beautiful hotels and relaxing beaches to discover. Done something on this list and loved it? Share it with the hashtag #TimeOutDoList and tag @TimeOutEverywhere. Find out more about how Time Out selects the very best things to do all over the world.

Seis coisas a não perder em Santorini

Seis coisas a não perder em Santorini

Não há nada como estar no topo de um dos penhascos coloridos de Santorini, na Grécia. Esta ilha é um dos destinos mais incríveis do mundo, e não o é apenas por ser uma enorme cratera de um vulcão. O cenário parece ter sido criado pelos deuses gregos: aldeias caiadas de branco coroam a ilha, todas com uma vista privilegiada a partir dos penhascos que mergulham no mar, campos de vinhas que desenham riscas ao longo da terra e praias de areia preta e vermelha que parecem de outro planeta. Há muito para exploradores, foodies e malta da cultura descobrir, desde sítios arqueológicos a locais para nadar e, claro, beber vinho maravilhoso e experimentar comida mediterrânica. 

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