The City & surroundings
Athens is the capital of Greece. It is the largest and most populated city, the center of all business, commercial and cultural activities. The modern Athenian life evolves under the shadow of the ancient and famous Acropolis that overlooks the city. The center of Athens is a magical blend of the modern element combined with the beautiful and well preserved remains of the ancient Athens. Walk among the Ancient Marketplace (Archaea Agora) and wonder in the small picturesque streets of Plaka, the little but colorful district around the Acropolis.
Plaka is the center of the Greek folklore and the place to be if you want to taste the best authentic Greek cuisine, drink ouzo, listen to the beautiful Greek music and dance the famous sirtaki. You can also shop all kinds of interesting items from jewelry to small statues and miniatures at the hundreds of souvenir shops that are scattered in the streets of Plaka.
Mainland Cities & Islands The Greek way of life!
The Greek islands are the main characteristic of Greece’s morphology and an integral part of the country’s culture and tradition. Greek sovereign land includes 6,000 islands and islets scattered in the Aegean and Ionian Seas, of which only 227 islands are inhabited.The Greek islands are famous for their natural beauty and their unique blue sea. There are island complex formations such as the Northern Sporades, the Cyclades, the Dodecanese and the Eptanisa as well as larger islands like Crete, Chios, Limnos, Lesvos, Samos, Samothrace, and Thassos. Visit the famous Mykonos and Santorini, the enchanting Corfu, the medieval Rhodes, the traditional Crete and all the crisp white and blue Aegean islands and live the perfect summer dream! All the islands are accessible by sea with the modern ferries and catamarans. Frequent domestic flights are also an option, since most of the islands have airports connecting them with Athens or other capitals of the world with direct flights.