Greece Tourism Destination

In recent times, Greece has had some negative press in the media largely due to its current economic crisis. However, many holiday makers who have visited Greece in the past couple of years will tell you that there is no need to dismiss it as a great holiday destination and plenty will highly recommend that anyone thinking of going, should go.
This guide will give you some general information about Greece as well as some of its main highlights and attractions.

The climate in Greece is generally that of a Mediterranean climate although different parts of Greece can differ due to the country’s geography. The areas to the west of the Pindus mountain range are usually wetter whereas the areas to the east of these mountains are dryer and winder.
During the summer Greece is has generally warm/hot temperatures, plenty of sun and clear skies which makes it a popular place for those people wanting a sun holiday.

There are a number of popular holiday destinations in mainland Greece and the surrounding Greek Islands. Here are some of these places and what you can do there whilst on holiday.

Balos beach and lagoon, Rethymnon old town, Amarion Stables, Old Venetian Harbour, Pelagos Dive Centre.

The Acropolis Museum, Hephaistion, Temple of Hephaestus, Parthenon, Byzantine Museum, Plaka.

Medieval city, St Paul’s Bay, Ancient Rhodes, Village of Lindos, Agathi Beach, Tsambika Beach, The Water Park, Plakia Beach.

Amour I Bay, Skaros Rock,Tramonto ad Oia, Ancient Thera, Perissa Beach, Open Air Cinema, Santorini Golcano, Kamari Beach.

Corfu Reptilla Roda, Kassiopi, Paleokastritsa Beach, Pyramid adventure park, Barbati Beach, Mount Pantokrator, Corfu Aquarium.

Porto Limnionas Beach, Keri caves, Marathonissi, Blue caves, Tsilivi Waterpark, Xygia Sulphur Beach, Banana Beach.

Mandrake Elias Beach, open air cinema, Eleni Beach, Lalzria Beach, Bourtzi Beach, Bird Island, The Papadiamandis House.

Nissyros, Agios Stefanis Beach, Eleftherias Square, Agios Theologos, Asklepion, Xerokambos exotic beach Paleo Pili, Cavo Paradiso, Kos town castle, Roman Odeon of Kos, Lido Waterpark, Kos natural park.


Greek cuisine is mostly Mediterranean and uses a lot of olive oil, bread, fish, wine, a wide range of meats, vegetables, olives, cheese, aubergines and yoghurt.
You can try all kinds of Greek dishes by visiting traditional Greek restaurants, however if you are staying in tourist area and holiday resort then there are usually many restaurants serving lots of other types of cuisine as well.


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