Ancient and Modern Worlds Collide When Sailing in Greece

The iconic architecture of Greece is difficult to ignore. Whether it is the sun-kissed white villas of the islands or the ancient ruins of the cities, you cannot truly experience sailing in Greece without taking the time to witness the historically significant buildings of this wonderful country.

 

Seeking Greek island sights - Cultural enrichmentChief amongst the must-see attractions is the Parthenon in Athens. It is a name and a sight that many are familiar with, but what exactly can you expect from this most famous of buildings?

 

The significance of the Parthenon lies in its mystery; experts remain baffled by how such an intricate and clever construction could have been achieved by an ancient civilisation. And not only that, but much of it has survived. Nowadays, the area is best seen between breakfast and lunchtime in order to benefit from the cooling breezes that are characteristic of mornings in Athens.

 

Once you have made it up the stairs to the Parthenon and the other buildings that together make up the Acropolis, you will be treated to some of the most wonderful views that Athens has to offer. From here you see both the ancient and modern aspects of Greece side by side – something that will stay with you long after your Greece sailing trip is over.

 

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