No part of Greece is more than 137km from the sea.
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!
Greece is a leading producer of sea sponges.
Greek is one of the oldest spoken languages in Europe since it has been spoken for more than 3.000 years.
About 7% of all the marble produced worldwide comes from Greece.
Crete's history as well as the inhabitants' personality were affected by the island's mountainous landscape.
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!
In Greece, people celebrate the “name day” of the saint that bears their name in a similar way to their own birthday.
Did you know that Greece has around 6,000 islands, islets and rocky islets? 2,000 of them are islands and only 107 of them are inhabited!
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.
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.
Greece has one of the richest varieties of wildlife in Europe, including 116 species of mammals, 18 of amphibians, 59 of reptiles, 240 of birds, and 107 of fishes.
Did you know that most days of the year are sunny in Greece? 250, to be exact.
Did you know that Greece has the biggest EU consumption of olive oil per capita, with around 12 kg per person per year?
Did you know that in Greece, 47 mountains are over 2000m., 105 mountains between 2000 and 1500m., 155 mountains are between 1500m. and 1000m. The number of mountains under 1000m. have yet not been recorded.
Did you know that in Greece you can enjoy skiing with a sea view?
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!
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 the place where democracy was born. But democracy in ancient Athens was significantly different from modern democracies. It was both more participatory and exclusive, and there were no political parties in Athenian democracy.
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.
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 trip to the birthplace of the Olympic Games
A fascinating wine tourism destination
Τhe fir-covered gem of Mainalo Mountain
A legendary escape in every sense of the word
A Traditional Gem on the Slope of Mount Mainalo
Travel to the heart of the Cyclades
Where cosmopolitan meets traditional
The Big Blue
The "handmade" island
The island with heavenly beaches
Welcome to the Cyclades
The Exciting Island
An island of beauty and magic
The Noble Island
An island of raw beauty
A balanced and harmonic cycladic island
Anti-conformist & carefree
The Chalk Island
Bathed in the sunlight of the Aegean Sea
A piece of heaven in the Lesser Cyclades
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