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
About 7% of all the marble produced worldwide comes from Greece.
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!
An old Greek legend says that when God created the world, he sifted all the soil onto the earth through a strainer. After every country had good soil, he tossed the stones left in the strainer over his shoulder and created Greece.
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.
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.
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!
Greek is one of the oldest spoken languages in Europe since it has been spoken for more than 3.000 years.
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).
The very first sprint race of the first Olympic Games in 776 B.C. was won by Coroebus of Elis, a cook!
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 hosts 50% of the brown bear population in western & southern Europe.
No part of Greece is more than 137km from the sea.
Did you know that in Greece you can enjoy mountain skiing with a sea view?
Did you know that Greece has the biggest EU consumption of olive oil per capita, with around 12 kg per person per year?
Crete, Greece’s largest island and birthplace of the Minoan Civilisation, is the most southern one, except for the little island of Gavdos!
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 is a leading producer of sea sponges.
Olympus (2,917m), the mountain of Gods and Muses is the highest mountain of Greece and the 2nd in the Balkans.
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.
In Greece, people celebrate the “name day” of the saint that bears their name in a similar way to their own birthday.