Greece, officially theHellenic Republic is acountry in SoutheastEurope.According to the2011 census, Greecespopulation is around 11million. Athens is thenations capital andlargest city, its urbanarea also includingPiraeus.
LanguagesThe first concrete evidence of the Greeklanguage dates back to 15th century BCDuring the 19th and 20th centuries therewas a major dispute known as Greeklanguage question, on whether the officiallanguage of Greece should be the archaicKatharevousa,, or the Dimotiki. The disputewas finally resolved in 1976, when Dimotikiwas made the only official variation of theGreek language.
Greece is todayrelativelyhomogeneous inlinguistic terms,with a largemajority of thenative populationusing Greek astheir first or onlylanguage
GASTRONOMYGreek cuisine is an example of the healthyMediterranean sea diet. Greek cuisineincorporates fresh ingredients into avariety of local dishes such as moussaka,stifado, Greek salad, spanakopita andsouvlaki. Some dishes can be traced backto ancient Greece like. Throughout Greecepeople often enjoy eating from smalldishes such as meze with various dips suchas tzatziki, grilled octopus and small fish,feta cheese, dolmades, various pulses,olives and cheese. Olive oil is added toalmost every dish.
INTERESTING PLACES TO VISITOne of the most famousarchaeological sites inGreece, Delphi offersinteresting excavationsof ta major archaeologicalsite thatwas dedicated to theworship of Apollo. It is, also,known as the home of theOracle of Delphi, the mostimportant of the oracles inancient Greece. The DelphiMuseum includes theCharioteer and other renownedstatues.DELPHI
SANTORINISantorini seems to temptfate, as many of itsvillages sit on the sides ofthe steep cliffs,along theedge of the island..
These cliffs are the remnant of largevolcano that erupted, collapsed andthen flooded millennia ago However, itis precisely this spectacular settingthat makes Santorini such aspectacular destination
MYKONOSMykonos is picturesque and isconsidered by many as the placeto be in the Greek Islands
The city with the most glorioushistory in the world, a cityworshipped by gods andpeople, a magical city. Theenchanting capital of Greecehas always been a birthplacefor civilization. It is the citywhere democracy was bornand most of the wise men ofancient times. The mostimportant civilization ofancient world flourished inAthens and relives throughsome of the worlds mostformidable edifices.ATHENAS
Greece coin is euro. Greece did notenter the eurozone until 2001 and wasnot able to start minting coins as earlyas the other eleven member states.COIN
GREECE COINS BEFORE EUROThe history of Ancient Greek coinage can bedivided into three periods, the Archaic, theClassical, and the Hellenistic. The Archaic periodextends from the introduction of coinage to theGreek world in about 600 BC until the PersianWars in about 480 BC. The Classical period thenbegan, and lasted until the conquests ofAlexander the Great in about 330 BC, whichbegan the Hellenistic period, extending until theRoman absorption of the Greek world in the 1stcentury BC.
RELIGIONAmong religions in Greece, the largestdenomination is the Greek Orthodox Churchand Christianity, which represents the majorityof the population and which is constitutionallyrecognised as the "prevailing religion" ofGreece. Other major religions includeCatholicism, Hellenic Neopaganism,Protestantism and Islam.
FLAGThe flag of Greece is recognized byGreece as one of its national symbols, isbased on nine equal horizontal stripes ofblue alternating with white.
Santoriniclassically Thera, andofficially Thira, is anisland in thesouthern Aegean Sea,about 200 km southeastfrom Greeces mainland.It is the largest island ofa small,circular archipelagowhich bears the samename and is theremnant ofa volcanic caldera.
Walking through the old town of mykonos is a truedelight. Picturesque village with its whitewashed housesand wooden balconies full of pots and flowers. Thecoloring is wonderful, so there is nothing better than towander through its winding streets.
SIXTH DAY: MYKONOSMUSEUM ‘S MYKONOSIn mykonos can visit a number of museums, including theArchaeological Museum located near the pier, theEthnographic Museum, considered one of the mostimportant in Greece, Aegean Maritime Museum, withmodel ships of all time until the nineteenth century, andthe folk museum which houses traditional and popularparts of the island.
You must come and take a picture with the whitewindmills Mykonos. the views from the hill are wonderfultown called “Hora” and port. Are a total of 18 windmillswith its whitewashed walls and thatched roofs
SEVENTH DAY: MYKONOSIn Mykonos you have beaches for all tastes as Panormosand Agios Sostis, north, ideal for swimming and surfing,or Agios Ioannis, on the western side and beautifulviews of Delos. We also have Agrari beaches, Ftelia, orKalafatis fantastic for surfers. The most famous beach isParadise.
Mykonos is one of the prettiest towns in Mykonos. It islocated a few kilometers from the capital, Hora. Therelies one of the best beaches in the south of Mykonos.