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Athens Greece
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Delphi Greece
Heraklion Greece
Kalambaka Greece
Kavala Greece
Larisa Greece
Mykonos Town Greece
Nafplion Greece
Olympia Greece
Rhodes Town Greece
Samos Island Greece
Santorini Greece
Santorini-Fira Town
Thessaloniki Greece

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Greece is a country in southeastern Europe, situated on the southern end of the Balkan Peninsula. The country has land borders with Albania, the Republic of Macedonia and Bulgaria to the north, and Turkey to the east. The Aegean Sea lies to the east of mainland Greece, the Ionian Sea to the west, and the Mediterranean Sea to the south. Greece has the tenth longest coastline in the world at 14,880 km (9,246.00 mi) in length, featuring a vast number of islands (approximately 1400, 227 of which are inhabited), including Crete, the Dodecanese, the Cyclades, and the Ionian Islands among others. Eighty percent of Greece consists of mountains, of which Mount Olympus is the highest at 2,917 m (9,570.21 ft).

Modern Greece traces its roots to the civilization of ancient Greece, generally considered to be the cradle of Western civilization. As such, it is the birthplace of democracy, Western philosophy, the Olympic Games, Western literature and historiography, political science, major scientific and mathematical principles, and Western drama, including both tragedy and comedy. This legacy is partly reflected in the 17 UNESCO World Heritage Sites that are located in Greece.

A developed country with a very high Human Development Index, Greece has been a member of what is now the European Union since 1981 and its Economic and Monetary Union since 2001, NATO since 1952, and the European Space Agency since 2005. It is also a founding member of the United Nations, the OECD, and the Black Sea Economic Cooperation Organization. Athens is the capital; other major cities include Thessaloniki, Patras, Heraklion and Larissa.


Greece Tourist Attractions and Landmarks

Athens

Athens ranks with Rome and Jerusalem for its glorious past, yet few fall in love with the modern city. Most visitors never see beyond the nefos (smog) and the high-rise apartment blocks built hurriedly to house the refugees who poured in from Asia Minor during the 1923 population exchange with Turkey. But beyond the off-putting veneer of concrete there is a kind of dilapidated charm. More info about Athens, Greece...

Peloponnese

The Peloponnese, Greece's southern peninsula, is rich in history and scenically diverse. Packed into its northeastern corner are the ancient sites of Epidaurus , Corinth and Mycenae , all easily reached from Nafplio. More info about Peloponnese, Greece...

Meteora

The World Heritage monasteries of Meteora, in the province of Thessaly, are one of the most extraordinary sights in mainland Greece. Built into and on top of huge pinnacles of smooth rock with cheese-like holes in it, the monasteries provided monks with peaceful havens from increasing bloodshed as the Byzantine Empire waned at the end of the 14th century. More info about Meteora, Greece...

Cyclades

The Cycladic islands epitomise the postcard image of the Greek islands: dazzling white buildings are offset by bright-blue church domes, while golden beaches meet an aquamarine sea. Some of the Cyclades, such as Mykonos , Santorini , Paros and Ios , have vigorously embraced the tourist industry; others, such as Andros , Kea , Serifos and Sikinos , are visited infrequently by foreigners but are favourites with holiday-makers from Athens. More info about Cyclades, Greece...


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Greece Travel Destination
Athens Greece - Chios Greece - Delphi Greece - Heraklion Greece - Kalambaka Greece - Kavala Greece
Larisa Greece - Mykonos Town Greece - Nafplion Greece - Olympia Greece - Rhodes Town Greece
Samos Island Greece - Santorini Greece - Santorini-Fira Town - Thessaloniki Greece

Greece Travel Informations and Greece Travel Guide
About Greece - History of Greece - Geography of Greece - Climate of Greece
Politics of Greece - Greece Political Parties - Peripheries & Prefectures - Foreign Relations of Greece
Economy of Greece - Maritime Industry in Greece - Science & Technology of Greece - Tourism in Greece
Transport in Greece - Demographics of Greece - Greece Immigration
Religion in Greece - Languages of Greece - Education in Greece - Culture of Greece
Greek Philosophy - Greek Cuisine - Greek Music - Sports in Greece

Greece Tourist Attractions and Landmarks
Tourism in Greece - Athens Attractions - Peloponnese Attractions - Meteora Attractions - Cyclades Attractions

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