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Greek holidays and Reasons Why They are so Popular

Mention the word Greece and to most people travel comes to mind, whether it is for the beautiful landscape, the history, culture or cuisine. The country has suffered financially in recent years with tough austerity measures, but is still on the other hand an attractive holiday destination and attracts high numbers of travellers.

Located in the south east of Europe Greece has long been popular with tourists from around the world. Encircled by the Aegean, the Ionian and the Mediterranean seas it is an unforgettable destination that has simply so much to offer, with its outstanding beaches and astonishing scenery.

Greece and the Greek Islands are well known for the gorgeous beaches, and outstanding landscape. It has a wealth of history from its ancient and rich civilisation to discover. It really is an astonishing country with lots to offer. Tourist flock every year to the enchanting Islands which make for one fifth of Greece to explore the individual beauty and culture, some of the most popular islands to visit for tourists are, Andros, Paros, Naxos, Mykonos and Santorini. These are only a few, there are numerous others to discover and explore.

A highlight of the country on the Greek mainland is the Parthenon on the Acropolis in Athens, and the Temple of Delphi which are a major attraction for tourists. In addition to these famous ancient sights are the beautiful pristine beaches, with pine fringed forests that are a stunning backdrop to many of the islands beaches, and of course the dazzling blue seas to cool off in the summer heat.

Greece is the perfect holiday destination for everyone with truly magnificent and breathtaking scenery. You will find plenty of choice of accommodation to suit all budgets, and ample bars and restaurants for a fantastic range of authentic cuisine to sample and vibrant nightlife to enjoy. The country is accustomed to tourists and you will be greeted with friendly and welcoming hospitality. Greece is a wonderful holiday destination, and one thing is for certain one trip will not be enough to this unforgettable destination.