Of all the places to visit, few are as amazing as Greece. Located in the Mediterranean, Greece's 6,000 islands and islets are birthplace to some of the world's most significant historical figures and cultural movements. It is set against a backdrop of beautiful beaches, fantastic architecture and archaeological wonders. Greece’s historical value is only matched by the beauty that surrounds it. It’s little wonder this country was considered a worthy home for the gods. With so many things to do in Greece, it’s been a popular travel destination throughout history.

01Mount Olympus

Summit of Mount Olympus from Mount Skala. cenkertekin / Getty Images

Mount Olympus is the highest mountain in Greece. At its top was the mythical home of several gods in ancient Greek religion. Because of that, you can’t help but feel a confident swagger while climbing toward its 52 peaks. Along the way, you will enjoy beautiful flora and diverse fauna. There are many waterfalls for swimming. Paraglide through the sky from any of the landings on the mountain made just for that. Hike, bike or climb one of the trails. In addition, you can visit the museum there. With so much to offer, this is undoubtedly one of the neatest things to do in Greece.