Home to some of the world's most important historical sites,alongside somewhere in the range of 6,000 islands, Greece is known for its characteristic magnificence and captivating society. Antiquated archeological locales, bluffs tumbling into shining blue water, sand and rock beaches, and a pleasant Mediterranean atmosphere make Greece one of Europe's prime visitor goals.Besides the capital, Athens, top things to see on the mainland include Ancient Delphi and the monasteries of Meteora. But most people come here to catch a ferry to the islands; Santorini, Mykonos, Zakynthos, Corfu, and Crete are the most popular.
Greece serves millions of tourists every summer, travelling by plane to Greece. Airports in Greece are located in many areas and islands but the International Airport of Athens receives the majority of visitors who then continue to the Greek islands either by plane again or by ferry.The 2 main and busiest airports in Greece are Athens International Airport and Thessaloniki Airport.
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Greece has the longest coastline in Europe and is the southernmost nation in Europe. The terrain has rough mountains, woodlands, and lakes, yet the nation is outstanding for the a large number of islands spotting the blue Aegean Sea toward the east, the Mediterranean Sea toward the south, and the Ionian Sea toward the west.The nation is separated into three topographical areas: the terrain, the islands, and Peloponnese, the promontory south of the territory.
Thought about the image of Athens and Greece, and for sure of Western human advancement, the Acropolis is a rough hill ascending in the core of present day Athens, delegated by three glorious sanctuaries dating from the fifth century BC. The best known and most unmistakable is the Parthenon, initially made up of 58 sections supporting a rooftop and beautified by lavish pediments and a frieze.
Evading the foot of the Acropolis and associating it to the city's other significant old attractions — the Ancient Agora , the Roman Forum, Kerameikos, and the Temple of Olympian Zeus — is a 2.5-kilometer strolling way known as the Archeological Promenade.