A single trip isn't sufficient to tour the entire country. You must choose:

The Greek islands or the Greek mainland; the Greek beaches or the Greek monuments;

Ancient Greece or Byzantine Greece; tranquil Greece or tourist Greece ;

And you must choose once more, amongst the islands.

THE COUNTRY'S HISTORY - and the history of the people- is particularly rich and complex.

From the Neolithic period to our days, Greece has known a series of rich civilizations- Cretan (2000-1450 B.C.), Mycenaean (1600-1200 B.C.), Classic (from the VI century B.C), Byzantine (VI-XV centuries A.D.)- but also a series of vicissitudes which have brought their sudden disappearance or their slow disintegration: the mysterious disappearance of the Mycenaean civilization XII B.C., the Roman invasion, the Crusades, the Turkish occupation, the domination of foreign rulers, world wars, civil wars, military coups.

How to travel to Greece

By Plane
The fastest and often the cheapest way. There are direct flights to Greece , from all five continents. The Eleftherios Venizelos airport accommodates both domestic and international flights. Thessaloniki , Heraklion, Chania Rhodes, Kos, Limnos, Samos, Skiathos, Kalamata, Araxos, Kephalinia, Zakynthos, Corfu , Aktion are all international airports but mainly accommodate charter International flights and Scheduled domestic

By Car/ By Sea

Daily departures from Ancona to Corfu , Igoumenitsa and Patras, with greater frequency during the summer. The crossing from Igoumenitsa takes 24 hours, and 26 hours for Patras.

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