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Number of flights per week27
Top destinationsAthens
Most popular airlineAegean Airlines
Most popular airportAthens Intl. Airport
Flight Duration10 hour 10 min

About Greece

Greece is a European country with lands in the Balkans and numerous islands in the Aegean Sea. Throughout history, Greece has been influenced by various civilizations, including Ancient Greece, Rome, Byzantium, and the Ottoman Empire. Today, Greece is an independent nation and a member of the European Union.
The capital of Greece is Athens, known for its numerous attractions such as the Acropolis, Syntagma Square, and the National Archaeological Museum, drawing visitors from around Europe and the world. Thessaloniki is renowned for historical sites like the Arch of Galerius and Rotunda, and the White Tower, an Ottoman-era structure that was later painted white.
Greece offers a vibrant entertainment and taverna culture, particularly in major cities like Athens and Thessaloniki, where you can listen to traditional Greek music and even try the traditional Greek dance called sirtaki.
Greece enjoys a Mediterranean climate throughout the year, with some inland areas experiencing a continental climate. Coastal regions and islands benefit from warm and mild weather year-round. The best time to visit Greece is from early spring to late autumn, with July and August being the peak summer months when islands like Mykonos, Crete, Rhodes, and Santorini attract both local and foreign tourists.
Greece shares borders with Bulgaria, Turkey, and North Macedonia, making it easily accessible by air, land, or sea from Turkey. Santorini, known for its unique sunset views, is a popular destination for romantic getaways, while Mykonos is a favorite among party enthusiasts from various European countries.
Greek is the official language, but English is widely spoken in tourist areas and cities. Other languages spoken by minority communities include Albanian, Macedonian, Turkish, and Armenian.
Greece offers an array of accommodation options, from budget-friendly pensions to luxurious resorts. The ideal times to explore Greece are during the early and late summer months to avoid the peak tourist season when prices tend to rise.
Greek cuisine features a rich variety of Mediterranean herbs and delicious seafood. Besides traditional Greek dishes, visitors can try the national drink, ouzo, and Greece is renowned for its olives, which visitors can purchase various souvenirs like wine and olive oil, often adorned with iconic white Aegean houses.
As one of the world's leading olive producers, Greece also incorporates olives into various cosmetic products such as soaps and shampoos, offering visitors a unique range of options to explore.

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