Best Holiday Destinations
Greece is a country in Southeast Europe. It has the 11th longest coastline in the world at 13,676 km (8,498 mi) in length, featuring a vast number of islands (approximately 1,400, of which 227 are inhabited). Greece also has a rich history and culture with many world-famous archeological sites, wonderful landscape and nature, many famous destinations and famous mediterranean cuisine and dishes.
The "black pearl of the Aegean" is also one of the most extraordinary islands in the world. Santorini beguiles with its unique beauty and exceptional character: the site of a biblical volcanic eruption in antiquity, for many related to the lost Atlantis, is today a breathtaking scenery of the imposing Caldera (the volcano's ancient rim) rising steeply 1,100 ft above the cobalt blue waters, encircling the submerged crater. Santorini's bewitching atmosphere is completed by fascinating archaelogical sites and excavations, red and black beaches and vineyards producing 36 varieties of exquisite wine.
The "island of the winds" is the jewel of the Cyclades Greece, so beautiful it has become one of the most desired destinations in the world. Mykonos's landscape is a symphony of blazing bare rock, white cycladic architecture and, in contrast to its small size, numerous lacy stretches of dreamy sandy beaches, all of these accentuated by the bright Mediterranean light and the deep blue background of the Aegean. Chora, the island's port and capital, is considered the Greek Saint-Tropez and always charms visitors with its unique beauty, preserved intact to this day despite its world famous cosmopolitan character.
Island of Zakynthos also called "Zante", is the third largest island of the Ionian Islands and the most important nesting area in the Mediterranean for the loggerhead sea turtle known as the Caretta-Caretta.The intense nightlife, the variety of landscape scenery and its world famous pebble or sandy beaches make "Zante" one of the hottest destinations in Greece.