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The birthplace of Olympics and Socrates, Greece is located in the south-east region of Europe and caves into the Mediterranean Sea. Because of its geographical position, Greece has been at the crossroad of civilizations and empires that left their traces everywhere: the architecture of the museums and settlements, miniature art, daily life, gastronomical customs and in all forms of popular art in the various regions of the country.  From Thessaloniki to Athens and beyond, there is so much to see in this historically rich, picture-perfect Mediterranean paradise.

Greece is made up of a mountainous mainland and hundreds of islands where each one offers its own share of stunning landscapes, historic sites, nightlife scenes, cultural delights artistic and folkloric traditions. Traces of historic culture and a once-mighty Greek civilization can be found etched in the streets of Greece.  Just as the Greek gods are renowned for their beauty and power, the nation of Greece is rightly famed for its pristine turquoise seawaters, the charming towns of blue doors and white walls and an opulence of ancient monuments. Boasting a long and exquisite coastline, Greece is the almost perfect beach destination for a laid-back travel.

 

Country Summary:

  • Capital: Athens
  • Major Airport: Athens, Heraklion, Thessaloniki, Santorini, Mykonos
  • Recommended cities/destinations: Athens, Santorini & other Greek islands, Crete & Knossos Palace, Meteora, Delphi, Olympia & Peloponnese, Halkidiki & Thessaloniki, Cape Sounion & Temple of Poisedon

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