Greece is one of the world’s most enticing countries, brimming with ancient culture, marvellous scenery and a golden coastline, there are islands to explore, ruins to visit and food and wine to be enjoyed. It can sometimes be difficult to know where to start when looking to book a trip to one of Europe’s most popular holiday destinations. Visitors can enjoy a wide variety of experiences in Greece.
Many of the Greek islands are like small countries in their own right, with local nuances to the culture and cuisine to enjoy. The hot weather and direct and easy access to the sea make some of these islands popular with younger holiday makers who are search of a vibrant night life. There are over 6,000 islands in Greece, many of which are uninhabited. Many Greece holiday villas are located on some of these islands, which offer a highly diversified landscape. The clear blue waters mean that water sports enthusiasts such as scuba divers are well served.
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Many ancient cultures originated on some of the Greek islands, and as a result there are plenty of archaeological sites to explore. Crete, for example, was home to the Minoan culture and visitors can explore sites such as Aptera and Lissos. Other islands well worth a visit include those of the Cyclades and the Sporades.The mainland has much to offer as well, and this is where Greece’s biggest cities are situated. Visitors to Athens can see the iconic Acropolis, but there is also a great range of restaurants and bars as well as museums exploring Greece’s ancient history. Great shopping is on offer in all of Greece’s cities, whether visitors are seeking globally recognised high street names or local souvenirs of their visit.
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Those staying in Greece Villa Rentals also have the chance to enjoy some of Europe’s finest scenery and the wildlife that inhabits it. There are a number of sea parks in Greece, where visitors can view protected species such as Mediterranean Monk Seal and the Sea Turtle. As well as the wildlife, ‘agrotourists’ in rural areas can explore aspects of local culture and peasant life from days gone by.Blessed with all year round warm weather and a population which welcomes visitors with open arms, booking a stay in some holiday rentals Greece should be top of everyone’s list of dream holidays