One of the world’s most popular holiday spots …
Greece, known for its natural beauty and fascinating history is located in southernmost tip of the Balkan Peninsula, with extensive coastline and Islands in Aegean, Ionian and Mediterranean Sea.
It’s a geographically appealing place to visit, with a mountainous mainland and idyllic island beaches. Greece is preferentially included on the list of World Heritage Monuments, satisfying all the institution’s significant and strict criteria.
Greece has a diverse climate. Most of the country, including all coastal areas, enjoys a so-called Mediterranean climate. Summers are hot and dry with a 7-month period of near-constant sunshine generally from April until November. The remainder of the year is characterized by a relatively cold, rainy period which generally starts sometime in November and lasts until late March or early April.
Major cities include Athens, Thessaloniki, Patra, Herakilon, Larissa and Volos. Besides the capital, Athens, islands; Santorini, Mykonos, Rhodes, Corfu, and Crete are the most popular.