Welcome To Greece

Welcome to Greece and enjoy your stay to the fullest

A land dating back 5000 years, with legendary history, culture, art, philoxenia, millennia-old gastronomy and spectacular natural beauty

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“Among all peoples, Greeks have dreamt life’s dream most beautifully” – Wolfgang Goethe (1749 – 1832) German novelist, playwright, poet, and statesman.

A sought-after travel destination not only for its rich history, culture, traditions, and incomparable natural beauties, but because it is a land, full of treasures, myths, discoveries, and philoxenia which literally means “friend of a stranger” in Ancient Greek, Greece is embracing you with hospitable people.

A trip to Greece is a way of becoming acquainted with the origins of western civilization. From Greece, we’ve inherited democracy, philosophy, literature, art, drama, ethics, political science, major scientific and mathematical principles and the Olympic Games. The Greek language occupies an oral tradition of at least 4,000 years and a written tradition of 3,500 years, a fact that makes it a unique example of a language with unbroken historical continuity.

Greece, officially the Hellenic Republic, historically also known as Hellas, is located on the southern tip of the Balkan peninsula, at the crossroads of Europe, Asia, and Africa. The Aegean Sea lies to the east of the mainland, the Ionian Sea to the west, and the Cretan Sea to the south.

Greece has 13,676 kilometres of coastline, the largest in the Mediterranean Basin, and about 3,000 islands of which 227 are inhabited. Eighty percent of the country is mountainous, with Mount Olympus -the legendary home of the Olympian gods- being the highest peak (Mytikas) at 2,918 metres. The most significant range of mountains in Greece is the Pindus, forming the main mountain-axis of the country and including some of the highest mountain peaks in the country.

The country of approximately 11 million people consists of thirteen regions: nine on the mainland and four island groups, which are further subdivided into 74 regional units and 325 municipalities. There is also the Agio Oros or Holy Mountain, an autonomous monastic state, located on the Athos Peninsula of Halkidiki, in the Macedonian region of northern Greece.

Although Greece is mostly popular for summer vacations, the country is also offering unique activities you can enjoy all year round. Thank you for visiting and enjoy your stay to the fullest!

“Experience, travel – these are an education in themselves.” Euripides (c. 480 – c. 406 BC) Ancient Greek tragedian