Holidays in Greece - How to Choose a Place

Greece is visited more than 19 million tourist each year. Tourism brings about 15% of the gross domestic product of the country. Greece attracts international visitors with its rich history and traditions since ancient times and for beach tourism. Only the capital of Greece - Athens visited by more than 6 million visitors annualy.

Crete, Peloponnese, Rhodes - are the corners of great beauty and is well suited for a holiday. In Crete, near the village of Hersonissos, a beautiful promontory from which the view can be enjoyed on the island, this is where you can spend your time well, because there are. In Rhodes you can feel all the hospitality of Greece, if a rest near Kallithea. Peloponnese peninsula in the village of Pyrgos is the longest in the Mediterranean sandy beach.
In Greece, there are 752 thermal source. Many of them are licensed as treatment centers.

Mykonos and Santorini, have long been among the most popular island destinations in the world. The new slogan used in advertising tourism in Greece: «Greece, the true experience».

Popular Cities

  • Athens - the capital and one of the oldest cities in Europe;
  • Oia (Santorini, Cyclades) - the most interesting town on the steep edge of the island of Santorini;
  • Chora (Mykonos, Cyclades) - popular island with lots of clubs and discos;
  • Rhodes (Rhodes, Dodecanese) - Here was located the Colossus of Rhodes, one of the seven wonders of the world;
  • Heraklion (Crete) - one of the most ancient cities of Crete. Located near the famous Knossos.
  • Thessaloniki - the second largest city in Greece

Foreigners choose holidays in Greece because of its unique natural beauty, healthful climate, countless historical monuments, archaeological sites and, in general, the numerous attractions, as well as by the availability, in terms of prices and transport: easy to reach by land, air or sea.

Another advantage of staying in Greece is that literally every corner of the country is a genuine interest for foreign tourists because of its rich historical heritage, natural features and traditions, combining all the benefits of modern civilization and traditional character - whether it's the city or even the remote village mainland or the island of the country.

By far, the islands are most attracting attention when choosing a holiday destination in Greece. Thus, for example, Cyclades Islands - one of the most famous Mediterranean archipelago - is a fascinating combination of white and blue in the Cycladic architecture, unparalleled sandy beaches and picturesque chapels with the traditional way of life, island songs and hospitality of the people.

Holidays in Greece is associated, of course, and with the endless greenery of Crete and Sporades islands, with their beautiful beaches with crystal clear water, which annually attract large number of tourists from all over the world.

Holidays in Greece is a modern hotels with the whole range of services, apartments, shops, fine dining and a truly incendiary Greek fun - until late at night, or rather, until the morning, which certainly remains in the memory - so that would like to experience it again all in reality.

Actually, all the islands, including the peninsula of Halkidiki, is a perfect place for a family holiday in Greece. And many of the country's amazing beaches for surfing and windsurfing. In Greece has 392 beaches, awarded the Blue Flag for clean beaches and crystal waters.