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Greece – A Home Away From Home

A Top Rated Tourist Destination

Europe has long boasted Greek Islands and Greece Mainland as one its most desired holiday destinations.With over 15 million tourists coming to visit each year, it is not a wonder that it is the 15th placer in the world of tourist destinations after countries such as China, Spain, Great Britain and United States.Majority of the tourists that visit Greece come from Europe and the US. However, it was not until 1994 that tourism flow in Greece became determinant. More than 10 million people consider visiting Greece and the Greek Islands a worthy place to spend their vacations.

History at Its Best

Greece is famous for its picturesque beaches and historical background. This is demonstrated by hundreds of historical and archeological sites found in Greece that depicts the country’s glorious past.

Greece’s Place on the Map

Greece is a mountainous and peninsular country that is unique in both charm and beauty. It occupies a total area of 130.800 square km and the number of islands represent one fifth of the area. The Aegean and Ionian Sea surrounds Greece. There are 169 inhabited islands out of the 1,400 islets that Greece possesses. The islands are mainly scattered between Greece and Turkey in the Aegean Sea.

Strewn Pieces of Wonder

These islands are nature’s gift to Greece and are the most popular destinations that tourists tend to visit especially in summer. Ideal for memorable destinations because they offer everything you need! From the conventional relaxing vacations to the adrenaline rush an adventurous person needs, they’ve got it all!

Cities to Visit

Santorini, with the most romantic sunset; Mykonos,with its cosmopolitan character; in the world; Crete, with its revolutionary spirit; Rhodes, the island of the medieval castles, the sun and the butterflies; Ios, with the wild nightlife; Ithaca, the homeland of Ulysses; Corfu, with its Venetian style; Skiathos, with its long and sandy beaches; Samos, the greenest
All these are just a few of the most coveted places Greece has to offered!

Not Only a Summer-land

Majority of the tourists spend their summer vacation in Greece from May to September. Warm beaches, sunny weather, and variable landscapes,not to mention world class Greek hospitality cannot be resists by anyone? What if it’s not summer? Winter tourist resorts, ecotourism, therapeutic spas, working and discover holidays can be availed as well! Indeed there are no
limitations despite the variations in Greece’s climate Beautiful beaches, variable landscapes, picturesque stone-built villages, passionate traditions and culture, and a heavy archeological, historical and mythological heritage: Truly, Greece is a country of unique beauty that has much to offer and more! Want to find something to commemorate your stay in Greece? No problem! Numerous gift shops are available in every area you visit.

A Fantasy Realized

Picture yourself on a deserted island watching the sunset. Greece offers both entertainment and intimacy. Feel Athens at its best, unwilling on the beaches of Mykonos, cruise the Aegean Sea, journey through Santorini, Crete and Rhodes, and catch the attraction, of the Greek Isles. With tons of vacation packages to choose from or even the pleasure of discovering the country by scratch, the possibilities of enjoying Greece are endless!Hesitate no more! Greece and the Greek Islands beautiful. More than hundreds of pictures describe the beauty of Greece, however pictures are not enough. You should try it out for yourself. Experience the satisfaction the beauty of Greece provides. Give yourself relaxation; take a
vacation… in Greece!


One Response to “A Home Away From Home -Greece”

  1. Mack on July 6th, 2009 1:49 am

    Thanks for sharing such a informative post. The Greek Island of Angistri located in the Saronic Gulf. It is a unique place to visit. Island of Poros is very famous.Check out the architectural beauty of Hydra island. You can’t find a single vehicle on this island, you can find donkey’s plying all major transportation. Don’t miss the two villages on hydra island Kaminia and the main town.If you are fond of underwater life, hydra is the best place. Enjoy a ride on the banana boats nearby Dokos island. For more detail refer http://www.journeyidea.com/mystery-islands-of-greece-part-i/

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