Greece Travel Guide
The shores of Greece and the surrounding Islands are full of complimenting differences - from never-ending stretches of pastel sand to gleaming pebbled beaches. There are placid secluded coves and lively beaches all offering a wide selection of water sports.
Everywhere you travel to in Greece there is constantly something new to find, whether it's undisclosed caves in Kefalonia or spectacular cliffs in Zakynthos, the spectacular shoreline isn’t far away. Greece has a vast wealth of history and the inventory of places to see is unlimited. There are the inspiring mountain peak monasteries in Halkidiki and Rhodes to the old fort in the town of Corfu. With areas of incredibly unusual beauty, many resorts in Greece are perfect destinations for those who like to walk.
There is a well rounded nightlife, from the energetic bars of, Rhodes, Corfu and Kos, to the time-honored taverns of Kefalonia and Zakynthos. Nearly all the beaches have a seafront tavern, or you can spend relaxing evenings at a harbor side bar or restaurant watching the sun go down and people taking romantic evening walks. If you crave a more energetic nightlife, virtually all bigger resorts have something on offer.
Experiencing a local Greek festival is a fantastic way to enjoy the local traditions. On August 11th in Corfu, see the parade of Saint Spiridon through the town of Corfu. October 20th in Kefalonia is the date for the celebration of Saint Gerasimos where the body of the saint is carried through the streets and the ill lie down for healing. In Kefalonia on August 16th the Robola Wine Festival has music, dancing and free wine. Many of the islands in Greece have brilliant museums. Nearly every major village or town has a colorful and lively market where you’re able to take pleasure in the ambiance and purchase the local specialties on offer.
Greece invites you to see another side of the Mediterranean, the scent of fresh lemons, a cool olive grove, and the shimmering turquoise and emerald waters.