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ABOUT GREECE
Greece - Crete island

Greece is an unusually beautiful country with a unique atmosphere. Bright sunshine almost all year round, blue sea, golden beaches, white houses, monuments of culture, which is set to attract more tourists from around the world. In general, the whole country is an open-air museum, where a visitor can gaze the Ancient Greece, which occupies an important place in the world historical process and the development of European culture.

Boundless hospitality of locals, colorful folk festivals with songs and dances, useful and extremely delicious food, the wine, the aroma of strong coffee and conifers - unforgettable, stunning vacation is provided to you! With "Uni Travel" You can visit the most famous Islands of Greece - Crete, Rhodes and Kos.

The beach, sightseeing and eco-tours to Greece are especially popular, as well as to the islands, giving the opportunity to plunge into their distinctive atmosphere, enjoy the silence and seclusion, walk through the narrow village streets, visit the innumerable churches, see windmills.

Here everyone can choose something for themselves - from visiting museums and attractions, to a quiet, passive holiday in a hotel or on a beach with golden sand.

 

The capital of the state is Athens with a population of 3.2 million people. Athens is the commercial and financial center of Greece.

The country is part of the Schengen area. A valid Visa is required for entry.
Time: UTC + 02: 0
Phone code of Greece - 30

 

Resorts in Greece
The most popular resorts of Greece are Athenes, Thessaloniki, Halkidiki, Crete, Rodos, Corfu, Kos, Santorini, Mykonos), Peloponnese, Zakynthos.

 

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Climate
The climate is temperate Mediterranean, in the mountainous areas of the central part of the country it is moderately continental.
The beginning of the holiday season falls at the beginning of May. The air temperature in summer can reach 32-34 degrees, however due to the moderate and humid climate it is easily tolerated. The hottest months are July and August. In winter it usually rains, sometimes it snows.

 

Greek cuisine
Greek cuisine is characterized by great variety. Traditional Greek products are olives, feta cheese, seafood and, of course, wine. For local cuisine, vegetables, fish are also characteristic, but lamb and veal, cooked on spit and charcoal, are also popular. The dishes are widely used lemons, olive oil, spices.
And practically in any cafe and restaurant you can enjoy the Hellenicos cafe, in other words - Greek coffee.


Geographical position
The Greek Republic is located in the south- east of the Balkan Peninsula, which the Greeks also call the peninsula of Amos, as well as the adjacent islands. Islands of about 2 thousand make up one fifth of the country, the most famous of them are Crete, Rhodes and Kos.

The country is washed by the Mediterranean Sea, including the Aegean and Ionian seas, and the island of Crete in the south - by the Libyan Sea.
 

Religion and language
Almost 95% of the population of Greece are of autocephalous Orthodox faith.
In the country they communicate in Greek, with foreign tourists - in English and German.

 

Population
The population of Greece is about 10.6 million people, of whom 98% are Greeks.