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Greece Travel and Tourism

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Greece , officially the Hellenic Republic , is a country in southeastern Europe, situated on the southern end of the Balkan Peninsula. The country has borders with Albania, the Republic of Macedonia and Bulgaria to the north, and Turkey to the east. The Aegean Sea lies to the east and south of mainland Greece, while the Ionian Sea lies to the west. Both parts of the Eastern Mediterranean basin feature a vast number of islands, islets and rock islands. Modern Greece traces its roots to the civilization of ancient Greece, generally considered to be the cradle of Western civilization. As such, it is the birthplace of democracy, Western philosophy, the Olympic Games, Western literature and historiography, political science, major scientific and mathematical principles, and Western drama, including both tragedy and comedy. Greece is a developed country, a member of the European Union since 1981, a member of the Economic and Monetary Union of the European Union since 2001, NATO since 1952, the OECD since 1961, the WEU since 1995, a founding member of the Black Sea Economic Cooperation and a member of ESA since 2005. Athens is the capital; Thessaloniki, Patras, Heraklion, Larissa, Volos, Ioannina, Kavala, Rhodes and Serres are some of the country's other major cities.

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Wine Tasting in Greece - Santorini
Wine Tasting in Greece The tradition of wine-making is a long and rich one in Greece, as is the case with all countries washed by the Mediterranean. Wine is associated not only with the nutritional habits of Greeks, but also with religious and popular traditions connected with its cultural heritage. For a successful wine tasting it is necessary to follow certain steps of concrete and specific technique for the examination of the face, of the aromas and flavor characteristics of the wine, so the entire process is based on three main points: the visual, olfactory and taste test. Discover the secrets of wine making in Santorini, an island known for its fine wines, unique soil and sunshine. Santorini Wine Tour offers wine and food experiences o...

World Heritage Sites in Greece - Athens
World Heritage Sites in Greece Greece has a rich historical background and has quite a number of historical sites. Many of these sites have been granted the status of world heritage sites. Your world heritage site tours in Greece will take you to various historical sites and other prominent attractions which has become increasingly popular among the swarming travelers who come to spend their long awaited vacation in Greece. There are quite a number of heritage sites in Greece. The prominent ones are listed below- Mount Athos- This historic site is located to the eastern side of Acte Peninsula. This mountain site was previously occupied by the Greek monastic communities since 9th century AD. This mountain is considered as one of the holy plac...

Greece: Discover the land of your dreams - Athen
Greece: Discover the land of your dreams Greece is a land of ancient gods and mythical heroes, timeless beauty, philosopher kings and epic battles where honor and nobility reign victorious, even in the face of battlefield defeat. It is one of the few places on earth that tops almost everyone's short list of must-see destinations, and with little wonder. Helios, the sun god, loves Greece dearly and so he shines above its mainland and rugged islands virtually all summer long. As a visitor to Greece and the Greek islands, you can count on constant daily sunshine from April through to November. There is so much to see and do in Greece, that it is sometimes difficult to know where to begin. Transat Holidays can help with their magnificent selection of Cruis...