A Greek Retreat
The Cradle of Civilization, Greece has long played a
part in the history of the world. It is located in the
southeastern part of Europe between Albania, Turkey,
and Italy. Greece is one of the smallest countries in
Europe. However, despite its size, it hold an
astoundingly rich history and culture. Thus, Europe
especially Greece, became a haven for over 16 million
tourists each year making it the 15th most visited
countries in the world to date.
Life in Greece is peaceful and serene. The locales are
calm and charming people that think of the future
optimistically. Theft and violence are kept down to
the lowest level. Thereby, tourists consider this a
safe place to travel in. People live simply. These
amicably hospitable people welcome guests with open
Activities in Greece vary from place to place.
However, despite its difference, they all satisfy the
different needs and likes of the guests. Mealtime in
Greece is best enjoyed at late nights. Party starts at
10 pm and people, both the locales and guest, frequent
the clubs, bars, restaurants, and taverns.
Joining the Greeks during mealtime will not be an
awkward experience. Don’t be afraid to start a
conversation. You will surely find yourself sharing
quite an interesting, not to mention, memorable
conversations with them.
And now we move on to places that placed Greece on the
map and tourists on the country.
The volcano which has the greatest eruption mankind
has ever known – that is Santorini. It is located in
the most well-known islands in the Cyclades.
Superstitions say that if engaged young couples stay
and last for a week on Santorini, they will be blessed
a lifetime marriage.
Crete island is located between the Libyan Sea and the
Cretan Sea. Crete’s long and rich history, amazing
features, charming villages, breathtaking natural
areas, scrumptious cuisine, fabulous beaches,
century-old traditions, and hospitable inhabitants
makes it one of the most visited places in Greece.
Visitors can spend leisure time exploring the ancient
sites, swimming in crystal-clear waters, participating
in a wide array of outdoor sports, and having fun at
the nightlife venues. Truly, Greece is a versatile
vacation spot that is worth visiting.
Athens is the capital city of Greece, not to mention,
one of the most magnificent cities in the world. It is
the birthplace of principles and values that our
society bases today and the cradle of the western
civilization. Athens’ excellent infrastructure,
spectacular historical and ancient sites, the Athens
Acropolis Hill, the Parthenon, the Herod Atticus
Odeon, and the Erechtheion make it one of the most
visited cities in the world to date.
A stroll through the charming downtown commercial
areas of Athens, the Monastiraki Bazaar, and the Plaka
Quarters is a must. Observe how the modern changes and
characteristics compliment the ancient features as
well as how the east and west are fused to create
Athens, a unique holiday spot.
Planning your vacation in Greece will surely be
difficult because of the many choices it offers. From
an active hobbies, leisure interests, or relaxing
pastimes, one can surely get confused. Be spontaneous!
Discover the country by yourself. Don’t forget to
check out the mentioned places to complete your stay
So, if you’re planning for a vacation but you have no
idea where, need not worry just think Greece!