Holidays in Greece
Greece can be described as a “paradise” for all recreational areas, thanks to its relief: the Greek landscape is an alternation of rocky mountains, densely populated valleys, numerous islands, straits and bays.
Holidays in Greece are picturesque rocks, plains, beaches, exotic grottoes, which provide tremendous opportunities for complete physical and mental relaxation, both at sea and in the mountains. Thanks to this morphology of the land, all types of tourism are developed here, ranging from beach, sea, medical (including hippotherapy), sports and social to agro and ecotourism (National parks, reserves and wetlands), as well as alternative, mountain, winter and etc., with the result that the country can receive visitors all year round.
Holidays in Greece. Parga DelphiAridea, thermal springs, Greece
Foreigners choose holidays in Greece because of its unique natural beauty, beneficial climate, countless historical monuments, archaeological sites and, in general, numerous attractions, as well as accessibility, in terms of prices and transport links: it is easily accessible by land, air or sea.
Another advantage of holidays in Greece is that literally every corner of the country is of genuine interest to foreign tourists due to the rich historical heritage, natural features and customs, combining all the advantages of modern civilization with tradition, whether it is a city or even remote village of mainland or island part of the country.
Of course, the most attention when choosing a holiday in Greece attract the island. So, say, the Cyclades Islands – one of the most famous archipelagoes of the Mediterranean – is a charming combination of white and blue in Cycladic architecture, unparalleled sandy beaches and picturesque chapels with traditional lifestyle, island songs and hospitality of the people.
Santorini, Santorini Church. Cyclades of Corfu. Ionian Islands
Opposite the shores of Asia Minor are the Dodecanese islands, which fascinate visitors who choose holidays in Greece, magnificent landscapes and amazing beaches, with a rich cultural heritage and traditions.
On the Ionian Islands, you can say, just the perfect climate due to the lush greenery. This is an excellent place to stay in Greece and carefree holidays, thanks to the cheerful disposition of its population.
The islands in the north-east of the Aegean basin are also perfect for holidays in Greece: Ikaria, Samos, Lemnos, Mitilini, and Chios, as well as small islands such as Agios Evstratios, Fourni, Psara island – the birthplace the famous Greek cleft and Russian nobleman Ioannis Varvakis (Ivan Andreevich Varvatsi), famous for his huge and versatile charity, and Inusses Island, which provide real peace and quiet, both for adults and for little ones.
Samos IslandHalkidiki PeninsulaSurfing in Greece
Holidays in Greece are undoubtedly associated with the endless greenery of Crete and the Sporades, with their beautiful beaches with crystal waters, which annually attract a huge number of tourists from all over the world.
Holidays in Greece are modern hotels with the full range of services, apartments, numerous shops, excellent food and truly incendiary Greek fun – deep into the night, or rather, until the very morning, which undoubtedly remains in the memory for a long time – so that again you want to experience it all in reality.
Actually, all the islands, including the Chalkidiki peninsula, are an ideal place for family holidays in Greece. And many of the country’s beaches are amazingly suitable for surfing and windsurfing.
It should be noted that the phrase “vacation in Greece” means, first of all, the coastline of Greece, the length of which is 13,700 kilometers, and it is not only about the heterogeneity of sandy beaches (from gold, white, gray and black sand, fine or coarse); pebbly, rocky, isolated (wild) or exotic shores resembling the Hawaiian Islands, but even about the deep and shallow shores, well warmed by the sun and so suitable for a safe holiday in Greece, teenagers and toddlers, as well as the nature of the bottom – rocky or sandy.
Moreover, next to one settlement or another is not one, but several beaches, many of which are organized and well equipped. In addition, this year holiday in Greece means 394 beaches, awarded the Blue Flag for the cleanliness of the coast and the crystalline waters.
Elafonisi beach. CreteParga, beachIsle Thassos, beach
In addition to beach tourism during the holidays in Greece, campgrounds enjoy great success with domestic and foreign tourists: up to 314 organized campgrounds are scattered throughout the country, working under the sign of the Greek Tourist Organization (EOT), providing their visitors with places for tents.