Greece & the Greek Islands are famous for 3 things: ancient civilization, amazing landscapes, and well-established tourism. Discover our guide of Greece with information about general facts: History, Geography, Culture, holiday destinations, travel info, photos, beaches, politics, economy and more.
Really beloved by people, Greece (Ελλάδα in Greek, Ellada) is so rich in culture and beauty that it never seems to be completely explored, no matter how many times you visit it. After all, this is one of the reasons that brought it in the list with the top 20 tourist holiday destinations worldwide. It is all about Greece, from nature to locals, that makes people coming and coming to this wonderful land every summer.
You will find below a complete guide with facts and general information to discover Greece, before organizing your holidays there.
Travel to Greece and the islands have become a must activity, according to the modern lifestyle. Over the last decades, it has been visited by the jet-setters, including politicians, musicians, actors, artists and other celebrities with a significant contribution to the popularity of Greece.
Our guide of Greece has gathered information about important aspects of the country.
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List of islands of Greece
Greece has many islands, with estimates ranging from somewhere around 1,200 to 6,000, depending on the minimum size to take into account. The number of inhabited islands is variously cited as between 166 and 227. The largest Greek island by area is Crete, located at the southern edge of the Aegean Sea. The second largest island is Euboea, which is separated from the mainland by the 60m-wide Euripus Strait, and is administered as part of the Central Greece region. After the third and fourth largest Greek Islands, Lesbos and Rhodes, the rest of the islands are two-thirds of the area of Rhodes, or smaller…
Useful travel tips
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- SANTORINI TRAVEL GUIDE
Published by GREEKA
Find out everything about your holidays in Santorini Greece on our travel guide! Discover the best things to do, exciting tours & activities, fantastic beaches, top hotels, and restaurants, as well as a wide selection of breathtaking photos!
- Frequently Asked Questions about Athens
Published by Santorini Dave
Athens is the center of Ancient Greek civilization and the birthplace of democracy. To travelers, Athens is most famous for its archaeological ruins, especially the Acropolis complex (which includes the Parthenon), the Ancient and Roman Agoras, Hadrian’s Library, the Temple of Olympian Zeus, and the Panathenaic Olympic Stadium. Athens is also known for its excellent museums, restaurants, and cultural events, but one of the best things to do in Athens is to just wander the streets and squares, enjoying the vibrant scene.
- Thr best hiking trails in Greece
Published by Alltrails.com
AllTrails has 556 great hiking trails, trail running trails, mountain biking trails and more, with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers, and nature lovers like you. Whether you're looking for the best trails in Samariá Gorge National Park or Mount Olympus National Park or for trails in Crete, Thessaly or Epirus - we've got you covered.
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