Explore Greece, an all-time classic vacation destination all year round. What is there not to love about Greece.
Greece is a country located at the crossroads of Europe, Asia, and Africa in south and south east Europe with a population of approximately 12 million.
Athens is the nation’s capital and a 365 days destination.
Greece has the 11th longest coastline in the world in length, with over 2000 islands, of which about 220 are inhabited. Eighty percent of Greece is mountainous.
Greece is considered as the birthplace of Western civilization, being the father of Democracy, literature, philosophy, drama, medicine, science, math among others and last but not least the Olympic Games.
Greece is also known for its night life and beaches, from the black sands of Santorini to the party resorts of Mykonos. People think of Greece as a summer destination, which is true, but it is also a winter one.
Santorini was voted as “The World’s Best Island” in Travel and Leisure.
Mykonos came in fifth in the European category.
Holidays in Greece are ideal for everybody. Whether you like sun and beaches, watersports, history, nature, skiing, mountain climbing in Greece, night life, golf or just to relax, Greece has it all.
Greeks are by nature explorers, warriors (300 spartans) and merchants. Alexander the great conquered most of the ancient world from Greece to India.
Due to the many wars Greece was involved and its geographical location its culture was influenced. That shows in its architecture of buildings, daily life, music, customs and all forms of art.
Archaeological Sites of Greece
Greece is full of monuments of Greece. Where ever you go be sure there is something. Just to name a few of the most known.
Health & Wellness Spa
Apart from the rare landscapes and special natural beauties, nature also gave Greece springs with important therapeutic properties which were known and used even in ancient times. These are found in many different places in Greece, and the water from specific springs differs either due to high temperature, or to the presence of rare active components.
You can refresh yourselves in a pool among rocks, natural waterfalls and wild vegetation. Feel the soothing warmth of the water (37⁰C) and feel reborn.
Greek culture is one of the most emblematic in the world. The habitation of Greece history starts from prehistory, and all through time it has something to present so it really excites the imagination.
Greece is truly an exhibition area in which centuries, influences and everyday life are intermingled.
Archaeological diggings never stop in Greece. Remains from another era are continually coming to light and we gain a wider understanding of the historical evolvement of the Greek world with every new discovery. These discoveries are on display in countless museums in almost every corner of the country. Museums are arks of memory and memory in Greece reaches far back in time.
Greece has more than 100 archaeological museums showing the country’s archaeological wealth.
They are located very near excavation sites and they keep the relationship of locality between the findings and the archaeological sites.
What you must know about Greece
There are many Airports in Greece both International and national.
Explore Greece and fall in love with it.
Unesco World Heritage List
- Temple of Apollo Epicurius at Bassae
- Acropolis, Athens
- Archaeological Site of Delphi
- Medieval City of Rhodes
- Paleochristian and Byzantine Monuments of Thessalonika
- Sanctuary of Asklepios at Epidaurus
- Archaeological Site of Mystras
- Archaeological Site of Olympia
- Monasteries of Daphni, Hosios Loukas and Nea Moni of Chios
- Pythagoreion and Heraion of Samos
- Archaeological Site of Aigai (modern name Vergina)
- Archaeological Sites of Mycenae and Tiryns
- The Historic Centre (Chorá) with the Monastery of Saint-John the Theologian and the Cave of the Apocalypse on the Island of Pátmos
- Old Town of Corfu
- Archaeological Site of Philippi
Official tourism websites of Greece
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