27 Photos That Prove Greece Is The Best Place In The World To Holiday Right Now

The country might be in a crisis with their creditors but these photos show that you'd be mad not to holiday there right now

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If you only watched TV right now you'd be forgiven for thinking that Greece was an absolute mess with no food on the shelves. We wrote about how wrong that is and now with a deal agreed there is no better time to visit this magical little country. Just in case you were in any doubt whatsoever here are 27 photos that prove you should jump on a plane right now and visit...

1.This Natural pool on Thassos Island in the Aegean Sea is the stuff that dreams are made of.

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2.The water on the 1000s of secluded beaches is crystal clear

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3.Some of the island like Skiathos are so pretty they actually look like real life oil paintings

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4.You get to eat Moussaka like this for every single meal of the day if you want

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5.Away from the beaches you'll discover magical waterfalls like this one at Neda river,Messinia

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6.They have outdoor theatres like this in Greece

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7.And you've never actually tasted a proper Greek salad until you have one here. Different class

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8.And history will surround you wherever you go in this magical country

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9.You actually haven't lived until you set foot on the island of Santorini

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10.You'll also find caves that can only be reached by boat like this one in Melissani

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11.There are 100s of monasteries and churches across the country where you can enjoy a quiet moment and reflect

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12.There is nothing quite like sitting out by the sea having lunch with a glass of wine in Greece

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13.And if you possibly can it has to be enjoyed from the water.

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14.Every door seems to lead to the sea during summer

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15.And nothing quite beats a sunset in Greece

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16.You'll even find family sized beaches

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17.Or you could even pick a private beach to enjoy alone like this

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18.And the place really comes to life in the evening. If anything it looks even better then

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19.And Greece is of course home to the Acropolis and some of the best views of Athens.

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20.A country with buildings perched in the most unimaginable places

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21.And sculptures surround you everywhere you go both old and new like this one in Ithaca

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22.And every island and village has their own unique style like this street in Chios

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23.And there are plenty of places to sit, reflect and take it all in

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24.As well as quiet pretty places to rest your head at night

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25.This is an old country with the likes of Knossos Palace. The largest Bronze Age archaeological site on Crete. Relics of the Minoan civilization.

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26.But when you go to Greece you'll mainly just want to hang out

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27.Whatever you do make sure you visit. It really is an incredible place that takes the breath away and they need all the help they can get right now

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All photos via Visit Greece

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Niall Harbison

Niall founded Lovin' Dublin with a few fairly simple aims: discover new places to eat in Dublin and share simple recipes cooked up in his kitchen.

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