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Greece

Greece

Snowed peaks near Corinth Strait

The Parthenon - Atrhens

Ledra Marriott Hptel

Sounion Cape ruins

3rd millenium BC Knossos Palace - Crete

Santorini

Lindos Beach - Rhodes Is.

PLakias - Crete

Rhodes Colossus original site

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Country: Greece

Highlights:  Gastronomy ★★★,  Art / Museums ★,   Historical sites ★★★★★, Natural Beauty ★★★★,   Shopping ★;  Sports/Adventure ★,  Geographic extremes ★★★,  Glamour ★★★

When to go:  Summer.

Where to go: Athenes, Corinth and Peloponesus, Crete, Mikonos, Zakynthos, Rhodes and Santorini.

Downside:  Bad educated people sometimes crossing your way.

Our Experiences:  We´ve been twice to Greece. One to Athens and Peloponesus and other to the Islands. The cultural side of Greece is present everywhere, but the main stream is in the Inland portion such as Athens, the Peloponesus and Delphus.  But for us, the visit to the  Minoan civilization treasures, like the Minotaur Palace in Crete and all the ruins of Thira in Santorini, were the Greece trip apogee. The Minoans lived peacefully with advanced technology since 3,000 BC and suddenly disappeared in a cathastrophic event arround 1,600 BC, that recently has been linked to the Atlantis legend. Amazing ! The best beachs are in Rhodes Island, In southern Crete and in Zakynthos Island ( which we didn´t go yet )

Hotels we love and recommend:  Ledra Marriott ( Athens )

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