Greece

Tour Greece

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Aleksandar Pasaric
Santorini
,
Greece

Whether it's a landscape painting that takes your breath away, or the sun setting over the ocean creating a pink and orange spectacle, nature has a tendency to leave people in awe. And when it comes to natural beauty, Greece is definitely one of the most stunning countries in the world.

If you're looking for some breath-taking landscapes to admire, then make sure to check out these natural highlights of Greece:

1. The dramatic coastline with its towering mountains and crystal-clear waters.

2. The picturesque villages built into the hillsides, with terracotta roofs and whitewashed walls.

3. The lush green valleys surrounded by snow-capped mountains.

4. The rugged cliffs and secluded coves of the Aegean and Ionian seas.

5. The vast open spaces of the Greek countryside, where you can wander for hours without seeing another soul.

6. The stunning sunsets over the Mediterranean Sea.

7. The captivating ancient ruins that dot the landscape.

If you're looking for a place to enjoy some peaceful solitude, or want to explore some of the most beautiful scenery in the world, then Greece is definitely worth a visit!

Total land area (km2)
128,900
Total land area (km2)
Population (as of 2020)
10,423,054
Population (as of 2020)
Capital city
Athens
Capital city
Currency
European euro (EUR)
Currency
Best time to tour Greece
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Highest temperature
15.4
°C
Temperature (Avg)
precipitation
652
mm
Precipitation (Avg)

Geeky Facts about Greece

Fact 1

Greece is home to up to 6,000 islands and islets, with only around 200 of them being inhabited.

Fact 2

The official name is the Hellenic Republic.

Fact 3

Greece is home to 18 UNESCO World Heritage Sites.

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