A legendary escape in every sense of the word
The natural beauty of Messinia with the indented shores, sandy beaches, forested mountains and fertile valleys, coexists with significant archaeological monuments.
An action-packed destination
A fascinating wine tourism destination
A Traditional Gem on the Slope of Mount Mainalo
Τhe fir-covered gem of Mainalo Mountain
The seductive Siren of the Saronic Gulf
The island of the film “Le Grand Bleu”
The Exciting Island
Welcome to the Cyclades
The Chalk Island
A piece of heaven in the Lesser Cyclades
The island with heavenly beaches
An island of beauty and magic
Travel to the heart of the Cyclades
Where cosmopolitan meets traditional
Anti-conformist & carefree
The Noble Island
The "handmade" island
A Butterfly-Shaped Island
The Sponge Harvesting and Rock Climbing Island
The wild beauty of the Dodecanese
Wild and Beautiful
A Remote Treasure Island
A lesser known gem in the Dodecanese
Island with a Unique Volcanic Terrain
Religious legacy meets beauty of Nature
The island of vivid contrasts
A Fairytale-like Island
Did you know that Greece is the third largest producer of olive oil in the world? Greeks have cultivated olive trees since antiquity. Some of the olive trees that are still producing olives date back to the thirteenth century.
Did you know that Greece is the 4th largest cheese producer worldwide. Greeks eat 28 kg per capita per year. And guess what, mostly feta cheese!
Did you know that most days of the year are sunny in Greece? 250, to be exact.
Did you know that Epirus is the most mountainous territory of Greece and the poorest in the EU; however it has a unique natural wealth!
Greece is a leading producer of sea sponges.
Alexander the Great, one of history’s greatest warriors and leaders of all time, was Greek. Alexander the Great conquered land all the way from Greece to Asia. His achievements and conquests gave rise to the later Hellenistic period (323 BC - 31 BC).
Did you know that Greece hosts 50% of the brown bear population in western & southern Europe.
Crete's history as well as the inhabitants' personality were affected by the island's mountainous landscape.
On Anafi Island, lies the rock of Kalamos, the second highest monolithic limestone after Gibraltar; a must-see for climbers who will enjoy a great challenge here.
Continuously inhabited for over 7,000 years, Athens is one of the oldest cities in Europe.
Athens is one of the few coastal cities worldwide that is surrounded by mountains. These are Mt. Hymettus, Mt. Penteli, Mt. Parnitha and Mt. Aigaleo.
No part of Greece is more than 137km from the sea.
In Greece, people celebrate the “name day” of the saint that bears their name in a similar way to their own birthday.
The first philosopher is considered to be Thales of Miletus (c. 624 – 425 B.C.). He is credited as giving the first explanation for the origin of the world that was not mythological.
700 plant species of Greece are endemic, meaning that they may be found only in Greece; approximately 20% of those are aromatic or medicinal plants.
Feta, which is made from sheep and goat’s milk, is Greece’s national cheese. It dates back to the Homeric ages, and the average per-capita consumption of feta cheese in Greece is the highest in the world!
Crete, Greece’s largest island and birthplace of the Minoan Civilisation, is the most southern one, except for the little island of Gavdos!
The species and subspecies of the native plants in Greece are about 6,000, almost as much as 50% of the native plants of Europe!
The very first sprint race of the first Olympic Games in 776 B.C. was won by Coroebus of Elis, a cook!
Greece has more archaeological museums than any other country in the world; in-fact they are around 196!