10 Places in Greece that look like they’ve been taken out of fairy tales – two of then in Crete

thetravelcompany.gr — Greece – what a captivating word. Greece is a mountainous country surrounded by the Greek seas – seas that only lead to most spectacular islands in the world. Greece and the Greek islands, each of these words represents a whole world of landscapes and personality that make us feel like the gods of Olympus. Greece was,  is,  and will always be a paradise for travelers who want to experience the essence of Western civilization.

The highest mountain in Greece is Mount Olympus – its very steep rock walls make it nearly impossible to climb. It is so high, that you can hardly see the top , which is always surrounded by clouds. The Greeks had countless gods who represented the force of nature. Enough with the Gods though and let step up to fairytales, since we gathered up 10 photos from Greece that look like they have been taken by the Gods of Olympus!

1. The Rousanou monastery, Meteora


2. Elafonisi Beach, Crete


3. Melissani Cave, Kefalonia


4. Santorini, Cyclades islands

Oia, Santorini

5. Myrtos Beach, Kefalonia


6. Balos beach, Crete


7. Methoni Castle, Peloponnese


8. Navagio Beach, Zakynthos


9. Papigo, Epirus


10. Pontikonisi (Corfu)