From ancient ruins and picturesque mountain towns to epic hikes and secluded beaches, a week in the Mediterranean awaits with Moon Best of Greece. Inside you’ll find:
Flexible, strategic itineraries: Choose the best home base for you, with itinerary options for 1-3 days in different regions and side trips that can be combined for a longer trip
Authentic can’t-miss experiences: Discover the best beaches, ancient sites, hikes, nightlife, and more. Explore the well-preserved ruins of Delphi, kayak the Acheron River, or soak up the college-town vibe of Thessaloniki. Discover under-the-radar coastal getaways beloved by locals and snack on delicious mezze. Summit Mount Olympus, relax on unspoiled beaches, and tour Greece’s oldest stone-constructed villages
Local insight on how to experience Greece like an insider, support local and sustainable businesses, and avoid crowds
Helpful charts with travel times
Full-color photos and detailed maps throughout
Background information on Greece’s landscape, history, and mythology
With Moon's selective coverage and strategic tips, you can experience the best of Greece.
Island-hopping on a longer trip? Check out Moon Greek Islands & Athens.
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About the Author
Travel writer Joanna Kalafatis has traveled all over Greece, from remote mountain villages to small sun-drenched islands most tourists have barely heard of, and is still learning about the different local cultures, perspectives, landscapes, and staggeringly diverse features of her homeland. Raised in Greece, she now lives in Los Angeles but maintains a permanent residence in Greece, spending a few months a year there and a few weeks traveling. In her blog, LosetheMap.com, Joanna seeks to promote local voices and local businesses and encourage her readers to travel responsibly and ethically. Her goal is to ensure tourist money boosts local communities and businesses as much as possible. Joanna has authored a guide to Cyprus for EasyExpat and several guides to Greece on GoOverseas.com. She is also an experienced photographer who has published two photography books, Abandoned Southern California and Abandoned Northern California.
Sarah Souli is an Athens-based journalist covering all things Greek for outlets like Vice, The Guardian, Condé Nast Traveler, Roads & Kingdoms, and more. She's been traveling to Greece for years, eventually settling in Athens several years ago with her Greek husband. Through her writing and travels, she's formed an intimate relationship with Greece's people, language, and customs, and loves seeking out the hidden gems of the Greek islands. She studied Political Science at the University of Pennsylvania, speaks French, Spanish, Arabic, and Greek, and never tires of inspiring wanderlust and learning new things about her adopted home country.
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