Everything About Greece for Students: 5 Best Places to Visit

Sight of waterfront, sailboats and island town in the background

Tourists love Greece for its stunning beaches, breathtaking sunsets and sunrises, romantic atmosphere, and gentle sunshine. Tourists from all over the world come here every year, and students are no exception.

Greece attracts not only those who are interested in history and nature but also those who love noisy and funny parties. Nightlife in Greece is a separate story that attracts many young people. But how do you choose the perfect destination? Below you will find the top 5 places worth your attention.

1.  Mykonos

This island has long been considered the second Ibiza for youth and luxury vacations. This island can undoubtedly be called the center of social life. Although this is the destination for the wealthy, you can find quite affordable apartments with early booking. What to see here?

  • Windmills of the 16th century.
  • Ancient churches.
  • Maritime Museum.
  • Archaeological and Ethnographic Museums.
  • Stunning beaches.
  • Plus an opportunity to meet world-famous people.


2.  Rhodes

This large island is included in the list of World Cultural Heritage and this is already a definite reason why you should visit this place. This old town is sure to please everyone, as in addition to unique attractions, stunning beaches, and nature, you can find a lot of extreme entertainment here. What to see?

  • Fortress 4 km long.
  • Churches, cathedrals, mosques of different denominations.
  • Rodini Park with a zoo and lakes.
  • Monolithos Castle and Askilipio Fortress.


3.  Skiathos

This small island features lush plants, pine trees, and stunning sea air. There are over 60 amazing beaches here. This island is ideal for those who are interested in sailing or just love yachting. What to see on the island besides nature and exciting activities?

  • There are many monasteries that will impress you with their grandeur.
  • Bourtzi fortress.
  • Fragments of a medieval fortress.


4.  Corfu

This is one of the most popular islands loved by tourists from all over the world. There are very beautiful beaches here, and the coastline is 217 km. We can safely say that this island is one of the most romantic places in Greece. It is also one of the best places for underwater lovers. What to see?

  • The ancient city Kerkira.
  • Venetian fortress Neo Fryrio of the 16th century.
  • Kassiopi Castle.
  • Monastery of the 17th century.


5.  Halkidiki

This peninsula is suitable for those students who want a relaxing holiday. But this does not mean that this place is only suitable for spending time on the beach. There are a lot of interesting things here for those who are interested in antiquity and culture. By the way, the sea is calm here. Here is what you may see here.

  • A huge number of monasteries.
  • Burial complex of the Roman monarch Gaius Galerius.
  • Archaeological Museum.
  • Edessa waterfalls.
  • Petralona caves.

The Bottom Line

Whichever destination you choose, you will definitely have the best travel experience. There are opportunities here for those who love antiquity, calm vacation, an active nightlife, and who appreciate stunning beaches. Greece is a country of contrasts, so it is ideal for all tourists.