Places to stay in Greece: For a holiday people usually go for Rhodes , Crete and Corfu, though the island of Santorini is a gem and popular as a destination for couples. Throughout all these islands you can find package holidays and vacation rentals that are suitable for families and the young alike.
Things to do in Greece: Try some of the local food (gemistas,saganaki,soutzoukakia or spanokopita) or great seafood dishes like octopus or the classic tzatziki yogurt dip and a lamb kebab. Go island hopping getting wrecked on Ouzo if your young and mental or get away from it all in a Pension in a quiet rural village in Crete. Check a nice restaurant and enjoy some fine Greek wines. Visit the Parthenon in Athens. Trek Vikos Gorge Rhodes old town with the Knights Quater and Turkish relics. Sunset in the northern village of Oia Santorini. Meteora monasteries. Appreciate the welcome of the Greeks and observe their customs religion and clothing.
Greece in South East Europe is largely made up of islands in different seas.The Aegean Sea lies to the east of mainland Greece, the Ionian Sea to the west, and the Mediterranean Sea to the south. Situated at southern end of the Balkan Peninsula. The country has borders with Albania, the Republic of Macedonia and Bulgaria to the north, and Turkey to the east. Approximately 1400 islands make up Greece and 227 of which are inhabited), including Crete, the Dodecanese, the Cyclades, and the Ionian Islands among others. Eighty percent of Greece consists of mountains, of which Mount Olympus is the highest at 2,917 m (9,570.21 ft).
Modern Greece traces its roots to the civilization of ancient Greece, generally considered to be the cradle of Western civilization. As such, it is the birthplace of democracy, Western philosophy, the Olympic Games, Western literature and historiography, political science, major scientific and mathematical principles. Greece is home to 17 UNESCO World Heritage Sites.