Greece Travel Guides

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Ancient Greece was the home of Zeus and his fellow gods and you will certainly be reminded of that when you visit Athens’ Parthenon and Delphi’s Temple of Apollo. Greece was also the birthplace of the Games. Other famous Greek births include science, math, philosophy and democracy. But modern Greece is less a center of learning and more of a destination of simple, happy pleasures. If you want to relax and unwind or socialize and make new friends, this is the country for you. Here you will find delicious food and wine, beautiful beaches, charming villages, an endless coastline and little islands full of surprises. The myriad of islands in the Aegean Sea offers you a unique chance for island-hopping and partying. The Greek people are very welcoming, and famous for their warm hospitality. The landscape of Greece is varied, ranging from cool mountainous regions and coastal hills to plains and sun-drenched, rocky islands.

LOCATION
Greece or, Hellas, is located in the south east Mediterranean with the neighboring countries of Italy to the west, Turkey to the east and Albania, FYROM Skopje, Bulgaria to the north. The capital city is Athens. Greece, with its varied landscape, is famous for its islands, there are some 2,000 islands belonging to Greece although not all of them are inhabited.

WEATHER / CLIMATE
Greece’s climate shows similarity in Spring (March – May) and in Fall (September – November) In both seasons, you may encounter rain, which happens very rarely, more than likely, it will be sunny around 20oC although the nights may be a little chilly. In Summer, (June – August), the weather is warm and sunny with the nights being cooler. In Winter, (December – February) the weather is most often cold and you may experience rain or, a rare snow fall. In Winter however, there are many sunny days. In conclusion the estimate is that Greece usually has 300 about sunny days annually.

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