Greece Luxury Travel Vacation Guide

 Greece is often called one of the cradles of western civilization and the birthplace of modern democratic society. The country boasts a long and deep history dating back millenia to the times of the ancient Greeks. Much of mainland Greece is mountainous, in fact it is one of the most mountainous countries in Europe. However, it is the many islands in the Aegean and Ionian Sea that attracts hundreds of thousands of tourists each and every year.

Historic Sites

The history of Greece as a nation is such that the country is now riddled with some of the most famous and incredible historical sites in the world. If you are in Athens then you could visit the renowned Acropolis, a 150m tall rock that was once the seat of power during the Mycenaean period. Other places of interest in Athens include the Temple of Olympian Zeus, Syntagma Square and the Kallimarmaro Stadium, site of the first modern Olympic Games in 1896. If you can make it to the Greek Islands you will find numerous sites of significant historical value such as the famed island of Deos, the reputed birthplace of Apollo and Artemis.

 Rhodes, Crete

Most tourists who visit Greece will go on a holiday to Rhodes or trip to Crete. These islands have a potent mix of the new, old and ancient. Tourists on a holiday to one of the many Greek islands will find plenty to do. There are beaches galore, mountains to climb, reefs to snorkel, ruins to visit and much more. Many of the Greek islands are famed for their tradition of growing citrus fruits and olives; those same groves can also provide a welcome break away from the holiday resort and allow you to really get a feel for the area.

Activities

With one of the longest coastlines in the world, you are never very far from a beach in Greece,either on the mainland or an island. If you go to the Cyclades group you will find one of the most enchanting islands at Travel to Naxos Greece arrive and relax in bliss. In Greece water sports flourish with everything from diving to jet skiing. The Greek Islands are renowned for their diving because of the sheer number of sites, some of which are submerged towns from ancient times. If you would prefer to stay dry then you may want to take a walk around some of the spectacular cliffs and mountains that can be found throughout the islands. Less adventurous people on holiday to the Greek Islands may simply be happy with relaxing on the beach, spending some money in the shops or enjoying the fine local and international cuisine. As a destination, Greece offers just about everything you would ever want or need when it comes to your holiday. Why not, today, investigate a cheap holiday in Greece at cheap holidays where you can sit back and relax in one of more than 300 great value hotels.

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