Creative types often holiday to regain their artistic vision – and get that annual dose of vitamin D! Landing on Greek soil, you can’t help but be inspired by its dramatic ruins and sandy beaches.
Whether you’re looking for inspiration, or simply to revel in culture and scenery, a holiday to Greece is perfect for women of all purposes.
There are many sides to Greece. From a sail through its many archipelagos, to a stroll through the historic city of Athens, it truly is a holiday destination that caters for all tastes. To top it off, it’s renowned as a safe country for women to travel – alone or with company. With that peace of mind, let’s get ready to discover a part of Greece which you’ll cherish forever.
Discover Greece’s beaches
Nothing gets those creative juices flowing quite like incredible views and tranquilizing atmospherics. After experiencing them, you’ll also feel replenished and ready to explore the mythical Greek Islands. Tempted? Let’s start with Glyfada Beach, on the island of Corfu.
A calm destination amongst several party hot-spots, Glyfada Beach maintains an air of natural beauty and sophistication which appeals to women throughout the world.
Gaze into the Mediterranean, or visit wistful nearby seaside towns, such as Vatos. Perched over the surrounding towns, Vatos is accessible by car and affords visitors a taste of the real Greece.
Eat delicious mezes in a local tavern, and admire the surrounding hills, or sip local wines whilst the sun sets. You’ll leave Vatos feeling refreshed and enriched – and with an itch to return.
Indulge in Greek cuisine
Across the water, the Greek archipelago of Kefalonia is an idyllic retreat for all walks of life. Colorful harbors sit amid temperate seas – the ideal backdrop to your grilled fish or riganada, a Kefalonian special similar to bruschetta.
Aside from this, draw inspiration from the vast caves and alluring underground lakes that litter the island.
Explore historic ruins
Visiting Crete? Discover the archaic historic artifacts synonymous with the island. The Palace of Knossos is a throwback to the early days of the Minoan civilization. Thought to be the Europe’s oldest city, it’s situated centrally on the northern coast coast of Crete. What could be more inspirational than a trip back to 7000 B.C?
Jetting across to Rhodes, the culture trip continues. It’s medieval town center stretches over the city, and takes tourists back to prehistoric times.
Walking through here will leave you inspired – so why not pitch up an easel and attempt to paint the captivating buildings? If you’re still in need of some influence, visit the Rhodes Art Gallery and marvel over traditionalist Greek sculptures and paintings.
Rhodes has some of the finest architecture of the Greek archipelagos, but that’s not to say its beaches aren’t equally charming. Dip into the pebbled shallows of Afandou Beach, and surface feeling invigorated for the rest of your holiday. As well as being an excellent way to relax, painting such backdrops stirs artistic pleasures in a league of their own. Culture, scenery, and an atmosphere to top them all – visit Greece.