"No matter who you’re travelling with, whether on a break with friends, family, your other half or even travelling solo, you will find the ideal holiday just waiting for you in Greece."
For thousands of years the Mediterranean nation of Greece has been making waves worldwide with its monumental culture, history, cuisine and scenery. There really is something for everyone in Greece, so no matter what you’re looking for you definitely will not be disappointed.
Named after the ancient goddess Athena, the capital city of Athens is the perfect combination of luxurious, modern amenities, first rate facilities and perfectly preserved antiquity. Athens was once the most powerful city in the world and today the city shows off its proud heritage around every corner. From the Acropolis of Athens to the Parthenon and everything in between, you’re sure to be blown away by the history of the city.
Places to visit in Greece
If you’d prefer to be swept away somewhere serene then the many stunning coastal areas of Greece are ideal for you. The quiet, exotic beaches of Peloponnese are must-see spots for lovers of the seaside and the Blue Flag winning bays of Halkidiki are famously beautiful.
No matter who you’re travelling with, whether on a break with friends, family, your other half or even travelling solo, you will find the ideal holiday just waiting for you in Greece. The party atmosphere in nightlife rich cities such as Athens, Thessaloniki and Patras guarantee that you will have unforgettable nights out, while the year-round sunshine and scorching highs of 40°C in the summer mean that your holiday days will be bright and beautiful.
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Greece is well known for its culinary culture and for centuries this country has produced some of the most delicious dishes in Europe. With options like kebab and all its Greek variations (souvlanki, gyro and doner), moussaka, feta and tzatsiki on the menu, you can rest assured that dining out during your holiday will always be a treat.
Keen foodies flock to the many award-winning eateries of Athens which boasts a mix of upmarket, trendy restaurants and rustic, family run cafés all serving the very best Greek food.
Coastal towns such as Nafplion and the Argolis are great choices for anyone keen to sample fresh seafood options like kalamari and grilled octopus. And if you would love to try out true traditional dishes at rustic tavernas and family-run cafés then get off the beaten track and head to the unspoilt villages of Galaxidi and Zagorohoria.
Things to see in Greece
No holiday to Greece would be complete without checking out some of the many historical sites that can be found throughout the country. The capital city of Athens is home to ancient attractions including the Ancient Agora of Athens, the Arch of Hadrian and Athens Cathedral. Further afield, UNESCO listed world heritage towns like Epidaurus and Vergina are home to perfectly preserved archaeological ruins.
Another must-see UNESCO world heritage site in Greece is Delphi. Carved into the foothills of Mount Parnassus this was a sacred site to the Greeks of the ancient world and today holds the crumbling ruins of temples which date back thousands of years, as well as the Delphi Museum.