21 Reasons to visit Greece
1. Greece is a 12-month tourism destination.
Any time you select to visit Greece, there are many destinations to select, and have the most memorable experience! For example, during the wintertime period, you may visit the popular Arachova, Kalavryta for skiing and great nightlife, Zagorochwria, Papigko, and Ioannina for those who love nature, and hiking, or Meteora offering religious tourism. In the summertime period, plenty of beautiful islands await for you, such as the lively Mykonos, a great destination for luxury travelers offering beautiful, gold sandy beaches, Santorini, a great destination for honeymooners offering gorgeous caldera views and, the popular black beaches, Paros offering turquoise waters, nature and rocks.
2. Greece offers direct flights from major International Airports.
Direct flights from several destinations all over the world offering easy access to the Athens International Airport in Greece, is a great advantage for many travelers.
3. Greece offers more than 250 days of sun per year.
The sun is very popular for the great health benefits it offers to people. Sun exposure can offer a better quality of life and good quality sleep. Also may create a great sense of positivism, and happiness, and offer you lovely tanned skin!
4. Greece has an excellent Mediterranean diet.
Greek cuisine is mouthwatering, offering plenty of choices to choose from, ranging from traditional spinach pies, Greek yogurt, tzatziki, fresh vegetables and fruits, feta cheese, traditional spoon sweets made of fresh fruits, souvlaki, Greek flavors, including fava, taramosalata, fresh fish, moussaka, olives, and olive oil.
5. Greece offers the longest Mediterranean coastline.
Greece has the longest coastline in the Mediterranean and many islands.
6. Greece has the most beautiful, treasured islands.
Any Greek island you select to visit, it will definitely offer you a magical experience! Some of our best recommendations include Zakynthos, Rhodes, Corfu, Lefkada, Syros, Paros, Mykonos, Santorini, Milos, Crete (the largest Greek Island), Alonissos, Serifos, and Skiathos.
7.Greece has very beautiful long sandy beaches.
Most of the Greek beaches are excellent for blissful swimming, wonderful moments of relaxation, or explore on a private yacht or sailing boat! Our favorite beaches are Porto Katsiki beach in Lefkada, Elia beach, Kalo Livadi beach, Super Paradise beach in Mykonos, Balos beach in Chania, Crete, Navagio beach in Zakynthos, Red beach in Santorini, Sarakiniko beach in Milos, Mylopotas beach in Ios, Kolympithres beach and Golden beach in Paros.
8. Greece offers gorgeous sunsets.
Santorini Island is very popular for the unique and romantic sunsets to view from the Caldera. Other beautiful destinations to catch up to the sunset are Balos in Crete, Sounio in Attica, Navagio in Zakynthos, Little Venice, Windmill, and Agios Ioannis beach in Mykonos.
9. Greece has very warm hospitality and friendly people.
People in Greece offer great hospitality, are very welcoming, and always assist with a smile!
10. Greece is rich in Ancient History.
The most impressive archaeological sites to visit during your stay in Greece are Delos Island in Mykonos, The Acropolis in Athens, the Acropolis of Mycenae in Argolis, the theater of Epidaurus in Peloponnese, Knossos Palace in Crete.
11. Greece offers a wide range of accommodation options aesthetically pleasing private villas, hotels, suites, rooms satisfying all preferences.
The accommodation options in Greece offer a great variety, ranging from private estates, luxurious-private villas, sunset view villas, beachfront villas, 5* Hotels, Boutique Hotels, chalets, able to satisfy any accommodation preference and taste.
12. Greece is a safe place to travel.
Greece is considered a safe destination to travel, with kind people, taking great safety measures, offering a safe nightlife.
13. Greece offers great drinks.
Traditional Greek drinks to enjoy are Ouzo, Raki, Tsipouro, good wine, nicely accompanied by meze (small plates with different tastes, including grilled octopus).
14. Greece offers a very lively nightlife.
Greece is very popular for the great nightlife venues available! Beach bars, luxurious clubs, cozy bars, bouzoukia offer unique sounds/music, popular DJs, dancers, singers, beautiful aesthetics, for wonderful spree moments!
15. Greece has a great coffee culture.
Greek coffee offers a rich taste, with kaimaki, whereas the instant coffee (with some ice is called Frappe), is an excellent way to start your day! Although, nowadays, the most popular coffee types in Greece are espresso and cappuccino.
16. Greece is very welcoming for solo travelers.
Traveling on your own is a great moment to discover yourself, and experience a great adventure! Greece offers a fairytale landscape, either if you select to visit the mountains or an island, you will have the time to explore all hidden gems, in a safe place.
17. Greece is budget-friendly.
Any place you chose to visit, once in Greece, you have the option to not paying a fortune, and enjoy beautiful vacations. For example, many beach areas are available (without paying any fees), there are several methods of transportation, such as local buses, the metro, and tram, with normal price fares, and there are several good quality accommodation options at reasonable prices.
18. Greece offers a unique natural landscape.
Beautiful natural lakes, green areas, plains, flowers, caves, shores, forests, lagoons, all contribute to Greece’s unique natural landscape.
19. Greek music is wonderful.
Traditional Greek music offers a great variety. Types include Nisiotika, Dimotika, Laika, Rembetika.
20. Greek architecture is one of a kind.
Over the centuries, Greek architecture has greatly influenced western civilization. Simple and sharp lines, light decoration, moldings, sculptures, and nice columns. The most remarkable landmarks are the Parthenon in Athens, the Temple of Hephaestus in Athens, the Temple of Apollo in Delphi, the Temple of Hera, the Temple of Zeus at Olympia, the Temple of Poseidon at Sounion, the Erechtheion in Athens with the Caryatids, the Temple of Hephaistos in the Athens Agora.
21. Greece is a heaven on earth!