Greece – the sun, sea, mountains and recreation, but it is steeped in history and culture of the country, numbering five thousand, familiarity with the origins of Western civilization. The traveler should not seek a meeting only with classical Greece. Modern Greece, separated from the ancient period of ancient history, different kind of beauty.
Greece (the modern name of the Hellenic Republic) is located literally at the crossroads of East and West in south-eastern Europe (southern tip of the Balkan Peninsula). Greece is washed by the Aegean, Ionian, Cretan and Libyan Seas. The area of Greece is 132 thousand km The most western point in the country is the island of Corfu, the most southern – the island of Crete, the most easterly – the small island Kastelorizon. Mainland Greece is surrounded by approximately 3.000 islands, 169 of which are inhabited.
The capital of the Hellenic republic – the city of Athens with a population of 4.500.000 people.