The scenic small towns in Greece can compete with other major cities in Greece when it comes to beauty while maintaining a rather peaceful and tranquil lifestyle. If you like to explore quiet destinations instead of cities, you are lucky if you travel to Greece. This country is home to a large number of beautiful villages and, thanks to its extensive coastline, many of them are located by the sea. The most beautiful coastal villages in Greece will seduce you with their traditional character and peaceful aura. These are the most beautiful small towns in Greece. Chora is located in Patmos, and it is the ideal description of what a traditional Greek town should look like. Chora is a beautiful idyllic town with snow-white houses. The scenic town located on the top of a hill offers the best views of the Aegean Sea. If you’re visited a lot of Greek islands you’ll notice that the small towns and villages in them share a lot of common characteristics. The Chora in Patmos is one of the most picturesque though. Click the next ARROW to see the next photo!
Calling Galaxidi a postcard; the scenic town will be an understatement. The town located in the Gulf of Corinth is truly heaven on earth. It is the home of the crème de la crème in Greece especially those involved in shipping. There are many neoclassical mansions sprawled across the town. Did we forget to mention the charming maritime museum which is the first of its kind in Greece? So if you’re visiting Galaxidi you’ll have a lot of fun attractions to visit besides taking in the natural beauty of this gorgeous Greek town. Overlooking the town are several modern windmills that don’t spoil the scenery at all. Click the next ARROW to see the next photo!
Agios Nikolaos also known as Saint Nicholas in English is a charming town located in Crete, and one of the most beautiful in all of Greece. Every tourist will be excited to come here because this city promises to give everyone a remarkable time. There are beautiful beaches, museums, lovely ruins and gorgeous waterfronts, all waiting to be explored. If you’re not sure where to begin, just take a stroll though its old town and you’ll soon find yourself mesmerized by its beauty. If you want to break in a sweat, hike up the trails and be amazed by the panoramic views that will greet your sight. Click the next ARROW to see the next photo!
Following up in our list of the most beautiful small towns in Greece we have a stunning town located on the island of Lesbos. It’s called Mithymna but is also known as Molyvos and is one of the most eye-catching small towns you will ever visit in Greece. It is nestled between the sea and a castle built during the Byzantine era, the Castle of Mithymna. The stone houses decorated with beautiful flowers are one of the reasons why you should visit the town. The whole towns gives off very medieval vibes which add to its fairy tale charm. If you’re planning to visit the most beautiful small Greek towns, let this one be the first. You wont regret it. Click the next ARROW to see the next photo!
Next up we have Kalambaka, a small town named as one of the loveliest places in Greece by a local TV show. Kalambaka is indeed a wonder to behold and certainly more than worth visiting. The red roofing on the houses is unique, casting a beautiful hue to the otherwise green environment. The idyllic maze-like narrow streets are waiting to be explored. In this poster-child of Greece, you will find the beautiful ruins of a 10th-century church dedicated to the mother of Jesus, the Virgin Mary. Regardless of whether you’re religious or not, this attraction is a must-see for all. And it’s only one of the many unique attractions waiting for visitors in Kalambaka. Click the next ARROW to see the next photo!
Parga is the most idyllic of all beach resort small towns in Greece. The primeval town is filled with beautiful sandy beaches that are loved by beach goers and outdoor enthusiasts. The major attractions that give the town its beauty are the Ali Pasha castle which now stands as a beautiful ruin and a Venetian Castle built in the 14th century. Two castles in one small town and they re not even the top attraction in Parga. All that and more make Parga the perfect destination to explore. If you’re planning your Greek trip through small towns, you should definitely keep Parga near the top of your list. Its beaches and seaside are a bonus to how great a destination this town is. Click the next ARROW to see the next photo!
Mykonos is one of the most visited and famous islands in Greece. According to folklore, this postcard-perfect town was named after the grandson of Apollo, Mykonos. It is home to Greece’ renowned windmills that were constructed by the Venetians. The multi-colored houses in Mykonos are wonders to behold. Let us not even get started on the beauty called Little Venice. Mykonos is very famous for its vivid nightlife, known as the party island ofd Greece. It’s a little hard to imagine when you look at the traditional houses that decorate the town but it’s true. In Mykonos when the party starts, it doesn’t end until the sun is up. Click the next ARROW to see the next photo!
Symi is a traveler’s magnet, and it is for obvious reasons. The mini cosmopolitan town built on a hill is known for its breathtaking views and greenery throughout the town. The town has beautiful side attractions like the Greek Orthodox monastery, an 18th-century castle that was constructed by the Knights of St. John and many more. At this point it’s unusual to find a small Greek town without a castle or fort overlooking it. A paradise for travelers who want to immerse themselves in the natural beauty of a destination while at the same time admiring the history and artifacts of ages past. The town is small so exploring each nook and cranny of it shouldn’t take you long, and you should. Click the next ARROW to see the next photo!
Looking to visit a medieval town with an unusual past? Then Monemvasia is one of the first that comes to mind. Monemvasia is the second most beautiful small town in Greece, and it is dominated by beautiful houses with red colored roofs made of tiles, buildings that are rustic colored and powerful waves from the seas that crash against the rock. This picturesque town is perfect for a fairytale romance. What’s makes it even more beautiful or curious is how the whole town is perched on the side of a steep cliff right next to sea, creating a very visually pleasing scene. Picturesque and idyllic, it’s the perfect destination for those looking to relax and soak Greek tradition and customs. Click the next ARROW to see the next photo!
Finally we reach the top. This is the most beautiful and world known small town in Greece. When it comes to places that welcome visitors like droves of bees, you speak of Oia. Ever since the 13th century, Oia located in Santorini has been one of the most visited and photographed small towns in the world. The beautiful whitewashed houses, azure-colored domes on churches which match perfectly with the deep blue seawater are what make this town the most beautiful small town in Greece. Perched high on the edge of the cliffs of Santorini, this is the dream town where travelers from all over the world gather to watch the sunset and live out their most romantic fantasies. Oia is part of the reason why Santorini is one of the most sought destinations in the world.