Greece, a small country in size but with great history. A country known for its unparalleled beauty and breathtaking landscapes.
Greece is a peninsula in the 2/3 surrounded by water. The key feature is its rich partition of coasts and the numerous islands. The total coastline is about 15,500 km, of which approximately 7,500 km are the coastline of the Greek islands (only 170 inhabited), a rare geomorphologic phenomenon for the entire European continent.
Greece is a top tourist destination and is ranked among the Top 10 tourist destinations worldwide. Every year great international tourist magazines and sites give awards to the Islands and the blue-flag beaches of Greece as the best. For 2012, the awards which are being given to Greece are: the most romantic destination as voted at the Travel Agents Choice Awards and the Best European Beach Destination from the readers of the Sunday Times Travel Magazine.
The Mediterranean climate of Greece, with sunshine, mild temperatures and limited rainfall, is ideal for tourism throughout the year.
Greece, as one of the best tourist destinations, welcomes millions of tourists every year who visits this country of southern extremity of Europe to enjoy the breathtaking sceneries, the crystal water beaches, the archaeological sites and historical monuments and of course the famous Greek hospitality.
In the map below are mentioned the most famous tourist destinations here in Greece. These areas have very good infrastructure and is among the first choices of foreign and domestic tourists.