Greece is an absolute summer paradise, from its jaw dropping landscapes, breath-taking sunsets, ancient monuments and pristine coastlines, it is no surprise Greece is at the top of everyone’s travel lists.
With its extensive coastlines, Greece is the perfect spot to soak up some vitamin D, relax on golden sands and jump into cool blue waters. From mountainous landscapes, pristine beaches, rolling green hills with vineyards, white-washed villages and ancient architecture, Greece’s beauty will leave you speechless.
Influenced from world architectural movements, Greece has a long history in architecture. Due to the rich diversity along the centuries, the architecture of Greece is divided in several periods including the Minoan, the Mycenaean, the Classical, the Roman, the Byzantine, the Medieval, the Ottoman and the Neoclassical. Arts such as architecture, sculpture, pottery, weaving, music, jewelry making and painting have a long-term tradition in Greece, where civilisations had already developed in Prehistoric Years.
If you are longing for an idyllic beach getaway, then look no further as Greece has some of the best beaches in the world! Scattered around the mainland but also in some of the best Greek Islands of of the Aegean and Ionian seas, the crystal-clear waters of Mykomos, Naxos, Paros and Crete, will lure you in with their relaxing, sun-kissed coolness, providing an unforgettable travel experience.
When visiting Greece, these remarkable ancient Greek ruins should definitely be on your checklist. Besides showcasing architectural and engineering marvels of the era, strolling through the vast temple grounds or what used to be bustling marketplaces can be truly inspiring. Post a selfie against backdrops from the late Bronze Age or Hellenistic Period. Some of the amazing sites that you simply can’t miss include the Acropolis, perched on top of a rock with the Parthenon as its major landmark. Ranging from lost cities, grand temples and royal burial grounds, on your ravels, you can step back in time to Ancient Greece.
Greek cuisine, rich in authentic flavours and aromas represents an age-old cultural unity. Renowned for its nourishing simplicity, Greek cuisine is considered among the finest and healthiest in the world. With an emphasis on baked rather than fried food, most traditional dishes avoid elaborate sauces, preferring the perfume of herb seasonings. Nutritionists have long trumpeted the Greeks' use of unsaturated fats like olive oil and unprocessed sugars like honey, as well as pulses and vegetables, with good reason. The Mediterranean country lies at the top of longevity lists. Despite what you may believe about Greek cuisine, it is more than just “moussaka”, “souvlaki” and the famous Greek Salad “choriatiki”. It offers a great variety of delicious and healthy dishes that can fully satisfy everyone, both vegetarians and meat lovers.