The 10 most beautiful villages in Greece where you want to stay for a lifetime
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The 10 most beautiful villages in Greece where you want to stay for a lifetime

Hola magazine makes a tribute to Greece and selects the 10 most beautiful villages and islands located in the country and are able to enchant the visitor and make him want to stay there forever.

They are white, clean, located on the cliffs overlooking the sea, medieval, historical, with narrow streets adorned with bougainvillea. The gaze never gets tired. The best summary of the Mediterranean essence.

At the southern Aegean Sea, Santorini is the most magical island e and is filled with romantic villages that spread through the walls of volcanic cliffs. Fira and Firostefani are its most photogenic places, but Oia which offers the most recognizable sunset of the Cyclades, it is like a postcard. In this gallery Hola magazine presents the 10 villages in Santorini and elsewhere in which anyone can spend an idyllic holiday in the Mediterranean.

1. Oia – Santorini

At almost the cliff edge, Oia, on the island of Santorini, is a picture postcard village. One of the most beautiful in the entire Mediterranean, famous thanks to its stunning sunsets.

2. Chora – Mykonos

There is no other cosmopolitan island but Mykonos. The capital is Hora or Chora Mykonos, a coastal city made up of cubical buildings and flat roofs; a maze of cobbled streets adorned with bougainvillea, two-storey whitewashed houses with wooden balconies painted in colors and multiple churches and chapels with blue or red domes.

3. Rethymno

Occupying a wide bay with a beautiful beach in the center and a bustling harbor, the third largest city on the island of Crete delights for its medieval architecture and Venetians and Turks trace.

4. Hydra

In the Saronic Gulf, the main town on the island of the same name is actually a port crescent tour steep cobblestone streets to the looming noble houses built by Genoese and Venetian architects. In the middle of the dock and near the sea is the Theotokos Monastery, Cathedral of the island; while Ilias wonderful views.

5. Parga

Picturesque and cosmopolitan, in the prefecture of Preveza and facing the islands of Paxos and Antixapos, Parga is a traditional villa built in a natural amphitheater of narrow streets that lead to the beaches of the bay. Happens to be one of the most popular destinations in Greece summer.

6. Thira or Fira

Located on the edge of a cliff, Thira or Fira is the name of the capital of the island of Santorini. It is perched on a sheer top and is a collection of charming narrow streets with whitewashed houses and many carved into the volcanic rock. An authentic Mediterranean village, rich with color and light.

7. Rhodes

In 227 B.C. an earthquake shattered the Colossus of Rhodes, the port protector ciclópeo the largest of the Greek Dodecanese islands. In what was one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient there is no longer any trace, but the aura of legend and mystery of Rhodes remains intact thanks to his lavish historical, artistic and natural heritage.

8. Parikia – Paros

The capital of the island of Paros is the classic Cycladic village with its small hermitages lost in its narrow streets and windmills in the harbor. In its main street, near the port, runs the daily life of the population and its main monument is the church of the Blessed Virgin Catapoliani, one of the oldest Christian basilicas of Greece.

9. Spetses

Day or night, the houses staggered Spetses, one of the most cosmopolitan islands of the Saronic Gulf, jostle the best ocean views. It is the usual resort of the former Greek Royal Family and was the venue for the wedding of Nicholas of Greece and Tatiana Blatnik.

10. Firostefani

North of Fira, the views of this part of Santorini offering the blue domes of Firostefari, especially at sunset are spectacular, offering another perspective island volcano.


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