Greek summer 2019 is in full swing.
As the routine goes, thousands of people are preparing to descend upon Greece — the land chosen by the gods, and one of the world’s most beautiful places.
For decades, the countries dozens of picturesque islands and scenic landscapes have made it one of the most desirable destinations worldwide.
Greece attracted more than 24 million visitors in 2018, 22 million in 2017 and 21 million in 2015, making it one of the most visited countries in Europe — and the world.
To mark the occasion, we’ve compiled breathtaking photos from all around the country that have “Greek summer” written all over them.
See our Greek summer photo compilation
Seats nearby the water in Naoussa, Paros.
Stargazing in Chora, Amorgos.
Fishing at the Old Venetian Harbor in Chania, Crete.
Gone swimming in Kos.
A lonesome boat in the waters off Imerovigli, Santorini.
Sunset on the harbor in Klima, Milos.
Panoramic view of Serifos island.
Beautiful sunset in Portara, Naxos.
Geometric patterns in Chora, Amorgos.
Small side streets of Chora, Amorgos.
Mountain goat with a view in Kefalonia.
Crystal clear waters outside of Chania, Crete.
Chairs for two in Firostefani, Santorini.
Waterside houses in Kefalonia.
Cats by the harbor in Hydra.
Nighttime lights in Little Venice, Mykonos.
Colorful chairs in Koufonisia.
Shipwreck in Milatos, Crete.
Church dome in Oia, Santorini.
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