Capital city: Athens
Official language: Greek
Currency: EUR (€)
Time zone: GTM +2
Calling code: +30
Central Airport: Athens International Airport
Main cities: Thessaloniki, Patra, Larissa, Herakleion, Volos
Located in southeastern Europe and at the meeting point of three continents – Europe, Asia and Africa – Greece borders Bulgaria and the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (Fyrom) to the north, Albania to the northwest and Turkey to the northeast. The western borders are formed by the Ionian Sea, the southern by the Mediterranean Sea and the eastern borders by the Aegean Sea.
Greece is a country with long periods of sunshine throughout the year and is characterised by a having a typical Mediterranean climate: mild, wet winters and warm, dry summers.
Climatologically, the year in Greece is divided in two seasons:
The Mediterranean meets the Balkan and East meets West in an intriguing cultural mix that lends this place its unique character. Most of the region’s charms can also be enjoyed in low season when one can also benefit from lower prices and less crowded sites. We bring to you the beauties of the land, its culture and its people that although so close to Athens remain largely undiscovered. Let us then take you with us to alluring itineraries off the beaten track!
Natural beauties including stunning beaches, natural lakes with thermal waters, rocky coasts, pine forests, vineyards and bicycle paths are all there, waiting to be discovered.