Greece is a country rich in culture and has had significant influence around the world throughout its history with its philosophers, architecture, art, language and sport. It is a popular destination with holidaymakers across Europe and further afield. It is situated in Southern Europe and is blessed with a coastline that boarders the Aegean, Ionian, and Mediterranean Seas. It is very hot in summer and has a mild climate through the winter. Two main cities visited on its mainland include Athens where viewing of the Acropolis is a must and the resort of Thessaloniki with its tranquil coastal cafes and relaxed atmosphere.
Famous for its beautiful islands, so beautiful they have been the site for many famous films, not least Kefalonia for the filming of Captain Corelli’s Mandolin and the infamous Shirley Valentine filmed in Mykanos. These islands have some of the most beautiful beaches in the world and continue to attract holidaymakers in their droves year in year out. You will not be disappointed with the food in this part of the world and you will have lots of opportunity to try some new dishes in addition to enjoying its traditional tastes of feta cheese, Yoghurt, honeys and jams and its infamous spirit ouzo. Similarly, you will be spoilt for choice in terms of accommodation with the plentiful villa rentals, self-catering apartments and all-inclusive hotels making Greece the perfect choice for your future HomeAway.