Greece has land borders with Albania, the Republic of Macedonia and Bulgaria to the north, and Turkey to the east. The Aegean Sea lies to the east of mainland Greece, the Ionian Sea to the west, and the Mediterranean Sea to the south. the official language is Greek
Greece comes in the 15th place in the world rating of tourist destinations, since, according to the National Statistical Service of Greece, it receives more than 15 million tourists every year, after countries such as the USA, China, Spain and Great Britain.
Greece is a famous country, popular for its clean beaches and its long history. There are hundreds of archaeological and historical sites They are the most popular Greek destinations, especially in summer. Big or tiny, green or infertile, ideal for cosmopolitan or relaxing vacations
Greek cuisine is very diverse and although there are many common characteristics amongst the culinary traditions of different regions within the country,
For example, the vegetarian dish " Chaniotiko Boureki" (oven baked slices of potatoes with zucchini, myzithra cheese and mint) is a typical dish in western Crete.
Greece is one of the few places in Europe where the day-to-day role of folk dance is sustained. Occasions for dance are usually weddings, family celebrations, Greek taverns providing live entertainment often include folk dances in their program
Many Greeks are very superstitious people and believe a lot in religion as well as in supernatural or paranormal phenomenon. This impresses many visitors who travel in Greece. For example, some people believe it is bad luck to see a black car, it is 7 years bad luck to break a glass or mirror,
National Archaeological Museum of Athens is one of the most important archaeological museums in Greece, which houses the collections of Prehistoric items, Sculpture, Pottery and Minor Art, Bronzes, and Egyptian Art.
Athens Olympic Stadium is located in the outskirt of Maroussi, which is a popular tourist attraction in Greece. It was given a major facelift for the 2004 Athens Olympics Opening ceremony.
The island of Santorini Greece or Thira is located in the Cyclades islands, in the middle of the Greek Islands of the Aegean Sea. Santorini is, along with Mykonos and Crete, the most famous holiday destinations in Greece.
Corfu is one of Greece’s most popular islands and attracts every year thousands of visitors. It is the most northern island of the Ionian Group and lies at the entrance of the Adriatic Sea. It is the second largest island of the Ionian.
Rhodes is an island and is located in the eastern part of the Aegean Sea. It is also the largest Dodecanese islands in terms of both land area and population. Again the ancient Old Town of the City of Rhodes has been declared a World Heritage site
The bare rocky island of Mykonos, the most easterly of the northern Cyclades, was once one of the most important trading centers in the western Aegean. its beautiful beaches have made it one of the most popular holiday islands in the Aegean.
Metéora (“suspended in the air”) in central Greece is a collection of six monasteries spectacular situated on top of several rock pillars. The first monastery in Metéora was founded in the 14th century.
Byzantine Museum is one of the finest museums in Thessaloniki, which houses the amazing collection of Byzantine art in Greece. This museum focuses on preserving, researching, and studying the remains of the Byzantine civilization.