Greece tourism: what to photograph in Greece and in Greek islands.

//Greece tourism: what to photograph in Greece and in Greek islands.

Greece tourism and beautiful Greek Islands

1. Athens

Greece tourism: Athens has a Great location for Greece photos and Athens is one of the best Greece tourism destinations. Visit Greek islands after you have seen Historical attractions in Athens first. Athens is one of the most oldest cities in the world and worth for Europe travel. You can go by tour bus to Acropolis. Then you could walk up to hill and see the whole city. If you decide not to walk up to hill then you must zoom for taking photographs of Acropolis. Athens has lemon trees in the centre and also has a beach side with cafes. Piraeus harbour side is also worth to visit and you could go by ferry to visit Islands. You can go by yourself or buy island hopping or book Greece tourism cruise from agency.

2. Santorini

One of the most beautiful and popular Greece islands. Santorini is a good Greece tourism destination for Greece travel photos. White houses on the hills, blue sea and Amazing  sunsets. Definitely beautiful place to see. Go to take photos early in the morning or in the evening then there could be less tourists and sunset. You could visit Santorini by flight or cruise, Santorini is often included if you search cruise to Greek Islands. Greek Islands are mostly peaceful places to visit and has no mosquito problems or at least I never heard. It’s not difficult to find great locations in Santorini for Greece tourism photos when you travel to Greece. Santorini is absolutely one of the Top 10 Greece photo destinations.

2. Mykonos

Beautiful sea views, beaches, tavernas and houses on the hills. Mostly all you can expect from Greece tourism. Mykonos may look like a Little Santorini. Interesting corners with magical flowers with bright colors. Mykonos has a lot of to offer for Greece travel photographers: sea, flowers, architecture, cats, houses. You could see crystal clear sea. I saw these houses on the hill when I was on board and it was one of the best experiences of Greece holiday. You could arrive also by cruise because Mykonos is often included. You can find good Greek food and honey ice cream. Greece tourism is one of the most important sector’s in Greece.

3. Corfu

Island in the Ionian sea. Mountainous island with long beaches. You could  see a lot of nature, flowers and fruit trees. Byzantine castle called Angelokastro. Photograph Achilleion Palace and it’s terrace with Palm trees. How to get there: example flight from Athens or ferry from Bari Italy to Corfu. You could then visit both Italy and Greek island. Did you know: in the 12th century, the Kingdom of Naples sent some Italian families to Corfu to rule the island. From the Fourth Crusade of 1204 onwards, the Republic of Venice sent many Italian families to Corfu. These families brought the Italian language of the Middle Ages to the island.

4. Zakynthos

Photographers often want to photograph the beach but you can find also more to photograph in Zakynthos. Greece tourism has a lot of to offer. Zakynthos has Blue Caves and sea turtles. You could see monk seals, birds, butterflies, small lizards are useful because lizards eat mosquitos. Good destination for photographs of Greece but also for nature photographers. You could travel by yourself or with Greece travel guide could show you all the amazing places of the island.

5. Skopelos

Skopelos became more famous after Mamma Mia movie and needs tourists to visit. Have you already watched full of music movie, the movie has positive attitude. Skopeles has crystal water and beaches. Beautiful place to visit also. Greece includes 6000 islands but only 227 Greek islands are inhabited.

6. Cyprus

One of the most sunny destinations in Europe and also popular for Greece holidays. Third largest Greek island in the Mediterranean. Located near Turkey and there is ferry connection from Cyprus to Turkey. One of the warmest winters in Europe but you could also see snow if you visit The Troodos Mountains. Sunshine hours on the coast are double that of cities in the northern half of Europe. It’s also easier to take photographs when there is bright sunshine. Sunny Greece holiday destination. Northern Cyprus is officially the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus. Recognised only by Turkey, Northern Cyprus is considered by the international community to be part of the Republic of Cyprus. Cyprus has also great food.

7. Crete and Palmforest

Visit palmforest of Vai in Crete. It’s a Special place in Mediterranean. According to the commonest story, Arab pirates came here in their ships, ate the dates they had brought with them and threw the stones on the ground. From these dates grew about 6,000 palm trees. A different legend has it that the forest was created in a similar manner by Phoenician sailors. The reality is there have been palm trees in Crete since ancient times, as historical sources, including Pliny attest. Mediterranean countries has many Palm street beaches but not anymore so many palm groves. You could also visit Heraklion the largest city in Crete.

8. Samos

Beautiful Subtropical Nature, Wildlife and Sea Views. Don’t forget Samos when you want to visit subtropical destination in Greece. Samos is the Island of the father of mathematics, Pythagoras, the astronomer Aristarchus and the philosopher Epicurus. See temple. Mountains Mt. Kerkis and Mt. Ambelos with alpine winter temperatures. Birds and rare plants. Glyfada Lake where is possibility to see sometime pink flamingos and Dalmatian pelicans. Karlovassi Waterfalls 5 metres high. Myrtle, many locust trees, apple, cherry, fig and pear trees, cedars. You could see animals such as: Chameleons, wild boars, jackals, bugs, birds, dolphins between Samos, Ikaria and Fournoi.

9. Thessaloniki

Second largest city in Greece. Capital of Greek Macedonia. One of the European cities worth to visit. If you like Historical cities you should visit Thessaloniki. The city has Film Festivals and Song Festivals. For 2013, National Geographic Magazine included Thessaloniki in its top tourist destinations worldwide.  Among street photographers, the center of Thessaloniki is also considered the most popular destination for street photography in Greece. You will see Byzantine and Ottoman architecture. Go out to take pictures also in the evening and moonlight will make pictures to look like magical. Greek had a big influence to many countries in Southern Europe. Italy and France has a lot of similar than Greece in culture and even in cuisine.

10. Meteora

Spectacular rock formations and Greek Orthodox monasteries. Included on the Unesco World Heritage List. Nearest town called as Kalambaka. Good  destination for Outdoor Photographers and hikers. Greece travel guide: has a lot of information about the islands and ferry ticket information.

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I travel around and got many travel dreams. I take mostly landscape photographs. My favorite destination right now is Southern Europe but I travel also to other destinations. I come from Northern Europe and I speak three languages but thought to learn more. Mostly I like tropical landscapes and nature but I spend time also in cities and villages. I like also traveling by train and sometime cruise. These years I've been traveling around a lot of.