Greece is a country located in southeastern Europe. It spreads on the European mainland (southern bulge of the Balkan Peninsula) and on many islands and islets in the Mediterranean Sea. (There are around 3000 islands in the Aegean, Cretan, Thracian and Ionian Sea.
Greece can be easily termed as paradise of islands and islets, which cover approximately one quarter of the territory of Greece. There are more than 3000 islands in Greece, but only a part of them is inhabited permanently. The islands are divided into seven archipelagos-Ionian islands, Saronic islands, Sporades, Aegean islands, Cyclades, Dodecanese islands and Crete.
The most beautiful thing of all these islands is, that each of them has something specific to impress its visitors.
An small accommodation terms overview, which you could encounter on your holiday.
When we choose a vacation destination, we usually also want to find a good hotel or other type of accommodation, where we could feel safe and comfortable. But how to orient ourselves around today´s huge offers? Most of us look at the number of stars. Logically because the should guarantee a certain quality of services and equipment of an accommodation unit. But it is important to know that there isn´tt any unitary system in stars awarding in Europe and in the rest of the world. In addition the classification of the hotels is in many countries voluntary.
The Blue Flag programme works under the authority of a non-profit, non-governmental organization Foundation for enviromental education (FEE). It was set up in France in 1985, two years later it started to work for all Europe and since 2001 it is spread also over the countries outside of the European continent. The Blue flag is an award given to the beaches and harbours, that fulfill high standards of water quality, safety norms, enviromental protection and ecological education.
Do you like to travel, but instead of organized and often also expensive holiday trips of travel agencies, you rather prefer some adventures and trips according to your own ideas? Money can be saved already on travel. Some people do not like going on holiday by their own car or to spend long time in train or bus. Is it then possible to travel cheap to Greece by plane ?
Traveling to Greece by car is not a thing for everyone. However, if more people need to save money or if you are an adventurer, who likes to travel by car then why not? Driving to Greece can be quite difficult, but it also has a number of benefits. You can, for example, stop the car anytime to enjoy a wonderful scenery or to eat in a sympathetic road house. You will highly appreciate the car, escpecially by planning trips to sights and interesting places in the surroundings.