Greece is the country where you can develop the sense of travelling. This is the place of everyone's dream, in most cases every trip you make is a travel in itself. This is the place where our ancestors lived and till now you can feel their spirits wandering through the magnifiecient traces left by the ancient Greek civilization.
Greece, officially known as the Hellenic Republic, is the world's ancient country. The country where lived and tought the sage of the antiquity - Aristotle, Platon, Socrat and perfect athlete Hercules (Heracles). The beauty of the numerous Islands that was mentioned by Homer remains until today. Santorini, Crete, Mykonos are the main holiday spots where thousands of tourists come each year.
Athens - the capital of Greece, is one of the most visited place in Greece. Athens is remarkable by the big number of the monuments and the greatest historical place such as Acropolis, Parthenon and many more. They are so numerous that a part of them are out of the Greek territory - in Cyprus Olympic Mountain.
The basic economy in Grece is agriculture - the grow of olives, tabacco and many other. Greece is one of the biggest marine power having a large number of merchand ships, highly developed, tourism is considered one of the main branch of the economy. You can choose your accomodation in hotels of all the categories.
Greece is known as the place of birth of the Olympic Games - always during the Olympics all the wars stopped.
Athens - was the capital of the Summer Olympic Games in 2004. Photos about this event you can find in our section - Photo Gallery.
There is no better way to experience and learn about a country than by traveling to its different regions, to gain first-hand observations of its geographic settings, culture, diversity, and generally, its way of life. Especially with a place like Greece with a rich history and an acclaimed association with the development of Western civilization, one gets the advantage of being there to ponder about great Greek thinkers as well as things or events that happened in the past which shape our present-day life.
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