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Peloponnese Road Trip Attractions

While Greece may not instantly stand out as a potential road trip destination, there is a great deal to recommend it. The scenery is stunning and there’s a constant temptation to stop every few kilometres to admire the view and grab a few snaps. There is amazing variety from authentic mountain or fishing villages to [...]

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Athens

Planning a trip to Greece and thinking of visiting Athens? The following article may provide you with some useful information.Want to know a little bit about Athens, the capital of Greece? Athens was not always the capital of Greece. It only emerged as the powerful capital to modern Greece after the War of Independence. However, [...]

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Greek Cuisine

Want to know what Greek people eat? If you are visiting Greece on holiday or vacation you are in for a culinary treat.Situated in south-eastern Europe, Greece is a sun kissed land with an all year round temperate climate which provides an abundance of fresh vegetables, fruits and herbs to compliment their excellent cuisine. Nowhere [...]

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The History of Greece

Want to know more about the History of Greece? The following article should provide you with a good overview.Historically, Greece was one of the first civilizations in Europe and was and still is, home to the classic Greek Myths. The Minoans was one of the earliest civilizations historically to emerge in Bronze age Greece when [...]

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Population of Greece

The following article presents some interesting facts and figures regarding the population of Greece. The 2001 census estimated the population of Greece to be 10,964,020.    It was estimated that 4 million Greeks were living abroad and this included at least 2 million living in America. In terms of sex distribution the male population of Greece in the [...]

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Religion in Greece

Want to know more about religion in Greece? The following article presents some useful and interesting information.97% of the Greek population celebrate the Orthodox religion whilst Islam, Roman Catholicism and Judaism make up most of the remaining religions. Greece and Russia are the only countries to adopt the Orthodox religion officially , which forms the [...]

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Volos in Greece

Volos is a major city in Greece, offering the hustle and bustle of city life, coupled with beautiful architecture and the tranquility of the harbour.Volos is a large and bustling City in Greece, situated on the tip of the peninsula at the foot of Mount Pilio. Volos has strong transport links in Greece with rail, [...]

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Pelion Mountains in Greece

Not only are the Pelion Mountains one of the most beautiful areas in Greece, but they are also the source of great legends and folk tales.  The Pelion Mountains skirt one of the most beautiful and diverse areas of Greece. Pelion, the home of the legendary Centaurs and the place where the Gods held their [...]

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Thessalonica Greece Packages Travel Holiday Attractions

Thessaloncia is a beautiful part of Greece, offering some great attractions for those travelling there on holiday as either part of a package or independent arrangement.Thessalonica, which was established in 316 BC by Kassandros and named after the sister of Alexander the Great, is a bustling City with important commercial and cultural influences in Greece. [...]

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Mount Olympus

For the tourist to Greece, there are many beautiful attractions but very few can beat the magnificence of Mount OlympusLegend has it that Mount Olympus in Greece was the ancient home of the Gods and the famed ‘Throne of Zeus’. Only 100 Kilometres from the large and vibrant City of Thessalonica, Mount Olympus boasts the [...]

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Sporades Islands in Greece

Whether you are visiting the Sporades Islands as part of an island hopping expedition, or as part of your honey moon, the islands typically enable tourists to enjoy beautiful weather whilst visiting the outstanding attractions.The beautiful, Sporades Islands which are situated in the Aegean Sea to the South East of the Pelion Peninsula of mainland [...]

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Business in Greece

Travelling to Greece on business or to invest in a property? Get some information and tips on doing business in Greece.Travelling Around Greece for Business There is an extensive public transportation system in Greece. Within Athens, there is a brand new metro, tram and buses web, which became available after the Olympic games in 2004. [...]

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Superstition, Customs and Luck in Greece

Want to know some Greek superstitions, customs and what brings good luck? Read on…Superstition and Customs in Greece In Greece it is considered bad luck to do business on Tuesday 13th. People touch red when say something at the same time. People knock on wood or “move” from their place to avoid ginks. They threat [...]

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Body Language in Greece

Tips on body language and meanings in Greece.Body Language Projecting your hand with your fingers open is considered very rude. Looking away when talking to someone is considered very rude. By moving the head downwards, Greeks mean Yes. By moving the head upwards, Greeks mean No. By twisting the hand right and left, with fingers [...]

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Easter Traditions in Greece and Cyprus

This year Greek Easter coincides with the Latin Easter on the 4th April 2010. The Greeks and the Orthodox Christians throughout the world are celebrating Easter which is considered to be the most important religious festival in Greece and Cyprus.This is a short introduction (specially dedicated to our young compatriots and our English speaking friends) [...]

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