Greece is a country in southeastern Europe with thousands of islands throughout the Aegean and Ionian seas. Influential in ancient times, it’s often called the cradle of Western civilization. Athens, its capital, retains landmarks including the 5th-century B.C. Acropolis citadel with the Parthenon temple. A flavorful melting pot of sparkling nightspots, fresh seafood’s, sizzling Mediterranean passion and mythical legends, Greece is a fascinating and enchanting destination.
For sun seekers and merry makers, its endless miles of coastline are speckled by beaches; from the black sand of Santorini to the party resorts of Mykoons, amongst them Rhodes which was once home to the ancient Minoan culture today it is better known for its stunning beaches, charming seaside towns and lively nightlife. Greece is a magnet for everyone who enjoys the great outdoors. Its majestic landscapes urge you to dust off your hiking boots and explore. Influential in ancient times Greece is a place to inspire culture lover almost every town or village has a link to the past, whether it’s a delicately crumbling temple to Aphrodite, a forbidding Venetian fort or a dusty Byzantine monastery decorated with exquisite frescoes. And let’s not forget the museums stuffed to bursting with Classical sculpture and archeological treasures.