Greece is known all around the world for its glorious ancient history and brilliant civilization.
- History and Art
Indeed, with centres such as Athens and later Pella, Pergamon in Asia Minor as well as Alexandria in Egypt, the Greeks developed one of the greatest civilizations of ancient times. Particularly in the areas of art and literature, they dominated spiritually throughout the Mediterranean and the Middle East. Such exquisite cultural and artistic centres emerged in areas from the main Greece, like Athens, Delphi, Rhodes, Crete, Chios, Samos, Lesvos, Corfu, etc. In these areas, masterpieces of art have been created that still cause the admiration of visitors. Some of these remarkable monuments are: the Acropolis in Athens (Parthenon, Erechtheion, etc.), The Palace of Minos in Crete, the Cyclopean Walls of Mycenae, the Acropolis of Lindos in Rhodes, the famous Oracle at Delphi, and other monuments that are located in Corinth, Thassos, Chalkidiki, Samothraki, etc..
- Science And Literature
At the same time in these areas great personalities of art and sciences who laid the foundations of the global civilization, were born and activated such as: Pheidias, Iktinos and Callicrates in arts, Thucydides and Herodotus in History, Homer and Hesiod in poetry, Euripides, Sophocles and Aeschylus in theatre, Thales, Pythagoras, Euclid and Archimedes in mathematics and astronomy, Socrates, Plato and Aristotle in philosophy, Hippocrates and Galenus in medicine along with many others.
- Natural Beauties
Along with the ancient culture and monuments, Greece has a wonderful nature with a mild climate, beautiful forests, hot springs, scenic islands (Santorini, Mykonos, Crete, Corfu, etc.), blue sky, turquoise seas, beautiful beaches and a variety of other natural beauties.
- Accommodation – Food – Entertainment
All this, combined with the delicious Mediterranean dishes in restaurants and taverns, with traditional hospitality, with pleasant and cheap accommodation in hotels and apartments, with shops that sell folk art, with excursions on land and sea in villages and antiquities, and the endless entertainment in clubs, in night clubs with live Greek music (bouzouki), and bars, make Greece an attractive destination for any tourist.