Ancient cities, the sparkling Aegean and a history like no other
Greece is a land of legends, mythological creatures and gods and goddesses. But it is also a county that lives very much in the present, its inhabitants filled with a lust for life who make the very most of this spectacularly beautiful place.
Exploring the country’s ancient roots is a highlight of any trip. Almost every city, town and village has a link to the past and the country’s formidable collection of historic sites span four millennia. Greece found itself under the rule of several empires, all of which have left their mark. The country is a rich tapestry of ancient temples, Venetian forts and Byzantine monasteries with plenty of other wonders stitched in between.
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Greece is split into three main geographical regions: the mainland, the Peloponnese Peninsula and the country’s 6,000 beautiful islands. Each has its own distinct identity and offers something unique. Offering something different in every region, Greece has it all:
- Explore the mighty Acropolis in Athens
- Discover Homeric palaces, Greek amphitheatres and ruined Byzantine cities in Peloponnese
- While away romantic days in Santorini
- Reveal the ancient secret to longevity in Ikaria, one of the few Blue Zones around the world
- Uncover the untouched charm of Folegandros
With 17 UNESCO World Heritage sites to its name, Greece has every right to be proud of its heritage. It’s not all about archaeology, however, and nature lovers will not be left disappointed. Greece is one of the most mountainous countries in Europe and the lush forests and rivers of Epirus, Thessaly and Thrace are ripe for exploring.
One look at a map and you’ll see that Greece is a country eager to dip its toes into the ocean. With 16,000km of coastline and a vast collection of islands scattered throughout the Aegean and Ionian seas, it is famous the world over for its pristine beaches. Let yourself be lured by the white sand and sparkling water, discovering quiet coves, quaint harbours and bustling ports along the way.
The opportunity to discover the beautiful country of Greece is definitely an experience of a lifetime that you will never forget. Whether by air, land or sea, Greece is easily accessible.The country is all covered up for you to explore all the destinations. The great climate conditions allow every traveler to enjoy autumn, summer, spring, winter across the entire country. It delivers the ideal climate for everyone wishing to experience the mysterious beauties of Greece.
However, the most intriguing part is the rich history and culture of the country that dates three thousands years old offering a unique experience to meet some of the most imposing monuments of the world.
The natural diversity of the country ranges from landscapes and places that cannot be found together anywhere else. Greece resembles a miniature world embellished with majestic islands, picturesque villages, aristocratic cities, astonishing beaches, verdant forests, imposing mountains and spectacular fortresses. So, Greece has something of everything!
And as all of you might know, Greece is the island empire! Six thousands islands of different sizes and shapes with authentic personalities and exceptional possibilities are waiting for you to discover them.
Experiencing the authentic hospitality of the local people will make you want to stay even longer! And let’s not forget the gastronomy of Greece, one of the healthiest cuisines of the world based on fresh products. Dare to taste the most exquisite flavors of the Mediterranean!
Greece is a destination for your bucket list! Whatever it is you want from your Greek vacation, let Thalassa Blue help you discover this diverse country.