Greece vacation

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The Mediterranean country of Greece is geographically part of southeastern Europe and includes the Greek mainland, the Peloponnese peninsula and countless smaller and larger islands. Many of them are popular destinations for beach vacations. The mountainous part of the country is almost 80 percent. Ancient Greece once shaped the development of European civilization, as evidenced by the famous Acropolis. It is located in the country's capital Athens, which is known for many other historical buildings: the Agora, for example, the Tower of the Winds and the Odeon of Herodes Atticus.

Attractions and sights

Country data Greece

Greece at a glance

Area131940 km2
CurrencyEuro (EUR)
Neighboring countriesAlbania, North Macedonia, Turkey und Bulgaria

Map Greece

Country borders and location of the capital

Islands in Greece



There are more than 3,000 islands in Greece, which is more than 80% of all islands in the Mediterranean. Almost all of them are located in the Ionian Sea (Ionian Islands) or in the ...

Cities in Greece vacation



On this page we show you the most beautiful, most important and largest cities in Greece.