Democracy, philosophy, historiography, and the Olympic Games are all closely associated with Greece. Indeed, the cultural heritage of Greece is so vast that it is home to 18 UNESCO World Heritage Sites. The capital city of Athens is one of the oldest constantly inhabited places in this part of the world, best known for the ancient ruins of the Acropolis. One of the cities in which the spirit of the Byzantine era is still felt is Thessaloniki, where many gems of Byzantine architecture can be found.
The Greeks are known for their hospitality and delicious cuisine,
welcoming visitors with a glass of ouzo and some fantastic feta cheese. Picturesque olive groves illustrate the historical association the country has with the tree that has become a national symbol, as well as providing delicious olive oil – Greece is one of the top producers of olive oil in the world.
that no point in Greece is more than 137 kilometers from sea?
A cultural and historical gem, whose shores are lapped by five seas, Greece has more than 6,000 islands and islets. Approximately 277 of these are populated. Famous for its important historical heritage, beautiful blue waters, and more than 250 days of sunshine a year, Greece is a top tourist destination.