In Europe, the most famous tourism destinations are Greece and Greek islands. Every year, the country becomes host to millions of tourists from across the world that are looking for leisure traveling while having the time of their lives. In the world ranking of tourist destinations, Greece comes at a whooping number 15 and claims almost 15 million tourists every year.
Greece is famous amongst the tourists because of its splendid history and its breath taking beaches. It has a lot to offer in terms of history and there are hundreds of archaeological and historical sites to visit in Greece that gloriously depict the country’s past. The landscape of the country is mainly mountainous and the ground is not very fertile, except for some valleys scattered along the Greek mainland. However, Greece is surrounded by water, in particular the Aegean and the Ionian Sea. The country boasts of more than 1,400 islands and islets, but only 169 of them are inhabited.
The islands of Greece are a beauty of nature and are literally heaven on earth. Specifically famous in summers, these islands lay claim to majority of tourists in the summer season. One thing that’s palpable is that these islands are equipped with all the facilities and amenities that one might need for an unforgettable vacations.
Greece has a number of islands that have a particular quality that sets one apart from the other. The Mykonos island has a cosmopolitan character and is multi-ethnic, Ios is the one with the wild nightlife, Corfu is Venetian style, Skiathos has long and sandy beaches, Ithaca is the homeland of the Greek god Ulysses, Rhodes is the island of the medieval castle, the sun and the butterflies whereas Samos is the greenest of all Greek islands.
The Greek hospitality and the peaceful way of life is what attracts millions of people annually to visit this historically rich country that takes pride in offering much to its visitors. The heavenly and exquisite landscapes, hundreds of amiable islets, amazing sandy beaches in crystal water and a passionate history is what sets this paradise country apart from the others. Combined with the intense hospitality and generosity of the Greek people, this country has a lot of luxury to offer in terms of tourism.