The country of Greece is a paradise for tourists who are interested in Art, culture and literature. Far away from the beach bum, an amazing country for the lover of the classics.
Greece is located in southeastern Europe, bordered by Albania, Turkey, Bulgaria and the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia. Greece it is constitutes the Balkan Peninsula, is surrounded by thousand of little islands, in which less than 200 are inhabited. Greece is a mountainous country, with a major pick at over 1,500m above sea level.
Greece is perhaps one of the more ancient history countries in Europe. Antiquity of Greece dates back to 3000 BC when the powerful Cycladic, Minoan and Mycenaean civilisations flourished. Greece evolution of powerful city-states, especially Athens and Sparta, in the years 800 and 500 BC produced the classical age of Athens which was the most high point of the Grecian civilisation.
The peninsula of Peloponnesos, southern part of Greece, is known both for its picturesque scenery and its history, and is made up of numerous regions that each reagion have their own histories, cultures and appearances. The cities of Micenae and Corinth are a very nice places to have a walk.
The islands in Greece are very important and reknowed as Mykonos, Crete and Rhodes. Santorini is a quite impressive island, its capital Thira is a the edge of its large cliff, due a volcanic eruption thousands of years ago. One of the most impresionant things to do is enjoy of its Sunsets! Santorini has also a fabulous black sand beaches, like Perissa Beach. Another island to visit is Mykonos, a very funny island, 20 sandy beaches to enjoy the sun, the climate and the views, for its house architecture portrays. The sacred island of Delos, which is a short boat ride from Mykonos, a nice place to relax. logy.
When you visit Greece try to see at least the capital Athens, the Peloponessos area, and two or three islands. With this, you will then get a big idea of what the amazing country of Greece has to offer.