World tour, Day three; fascinating Greece
Greece is one of the earliest civilizations and because they were excellent record keepers we know a lot about them. It is a country with rich history, heritage and culture. A mystical place where the Byzantine Empire once ruled and the great Ottoman Empires existed. It is considered to be the birth place of modern democracy.
Athens is the capital city of Greece and the original location of the Modern Day Olympics. Greece was the world center for western philosophy, political science, astronomy, mathematics, major scientific studies and many other mythological and factual data.
A Mediterranean country, it is a popular destination for world tourists. Known for its beautiful beaches, rich history and charming villages the Greek islands are one of the most wonderful luxury travel destinations to be explored by Cruise or Yacht.
Greece will definitely be one of the most memorable places that you will ever visit. One can never forget seeing buildings that literally hang off mountainous cliffs and seas of blue and white wherever you chance to look.
The population of Greece is around 11 million and the official language being spoken is Greek. Do not fret if you don’t speak Greek, because other popular languages are English and French.
Greece is located in Southern Europe bordering the Aegean Sea, Ionian Sea and the Mediterranean Sea between Albania and Turkey. It is situated in the southern side of Balkan Peninsula. It is also bordered by Bulgaria and Macedonia in the southeast.
Greece is a place with strong historic and cultural background. There are different traditions and customs in different parts of the Greece. For example, the throwing back of a hand is considered to be a negative gesture here in Greece.
Some of the must see Greece tourist attractions include:
Athens (the spot of the historic Olympic Games)
The Parthenon in Athens
The beaches in Lesvos
The wine vineyards in the countryside
The islands near the Aegean Sea
The wildlife preserve in Alonissos (Sporades Marine Park)
The famous, Moni Panagia Chozoviotissa, a Byzantine monastery in Amorgos
Oias famous cliffs
While in Greece, we suggest that you stay at the Mystique.
Situated on the famous cliffs of Oias, Mystique has spectacular views of the clearest blue waters and the famous Aegean Caldera. Full featured amenities, incredible gourmet food and wine are just some of the superb luxuries you will find at the Mystique.
Greece, day three on the Luxe Travel Deals world tour is one of the most fascinating and mythical countries in the world and a must see. Book your next vacation with Luxe travel deals agents by calling 1-866-365-8747 or by email at email@example.com.