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Greece, where history meets beauty

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Greece, where history meets beauty

Greece, where history meets beauty

Greece, the land of ancient gods, timeless beauty and eternal inspiration, is a place that has captured the hearts of travelers for centuries with its rich history, enchanting landscapes and warm hospitality. It is easy to understand that here, myth, old and new coexist in harmony.

From one end to the other, the visitor encounters the signs of ancient civilizations and human history.  From the Acropolis in Athens, a timeless symbol of democracy and glorious architecture, to the Palace of Knossos in Crete, once the heart of the enigmatic Minoan civilization, every column and stone whispers stories of the past.

Over the years, this country has been a source of inspiration for many artists, poets, writers and thinkers. From the philosophy of Aristotle to the poetry of Elytis, Greece's intellectual heritage continues to influence and shape the world.

Although small in size, Greece is a blessed country that harmoniously combines everything: Miles of coastline with indented coastlines and pristine forests, picturesque mountain villages and countless heavenly islands and archipelagos, caves and gorges, rivers and seas, impressive Byzantine monasteries and small charming chapels, traditions and customs from ancient and modern cultures blend beautifully with the warm hearts of the Greeks, making exploring the country an experience of a lifetime.

The Greek islands, scattered throughout the Aegean and Ionian Seas, are a treasure trove of natural beauty, culture and history, making them a dream destination for travelers from all over the world. Each island has a unique character. From the volcanic landscape of Santorini to the turquoise waters of Zakynthos, from the historical richness of Crete to the charming simplicity of Amorgos, there is always something new and exciting to discover.

The Greek calendar is filled with festivals and celebrations that honor Greece's rich heritage. Dance and party with the locals at village festivals. Experience the grand religious celebration of Greek Easter and learn about local customs in each village and town. Admire the festivities of the Athens & Epidaurus Festival, dedicated to theater and the arts.

As for the Greek cuisine, it is a gastronomic journey to the goods of the Mediterranean and a symphony of flavors, unique products and fresh herbs.  Taste the virgin olive oil, the spicy taste of feta, the traditional pies and don't forget to try the famous Greek souvlaki. Travel to the vineyards and drink Greek wine or enjoy strong Greek coffee and juicy orange pie or delicious loukoumades in a village cafe. The Mediterranean diet is not just a way of life here - it's a celebration of life.

Greeks are known for their hospitality and genuine warmth, as well as their Mediterranean temperament. Greek hospitality can be heard in a hearty "kalimera", tasted in a warm piece of well-cooked moussaka and smelled in a glass of ouzo. With a loud clinking of glasses, laughter and lots of love, strangers become friends and friends become family.

Greece is a painting full of contrasts, with light and dark colors, with brushstrokes that are sometimes careful and sometimes random. Here ancient temples stand side by side with modern metropolises. Here the past hangs with the present and dreams of the future. Greece is an ideal destination for all seasons and all types of tourism. Always linked to its bright sun, the Greek land, one of the jewels of our planet, invites the explorer, the dreamer and the seeker of beauty to discover it!

Irene Bebekli

Irene Bebekli

I am Irene, I am a web & 3D designer and I love design, pastry and baking, photography and traveling, writing short articles, crafting and creative ideas! So I took a "jar", I put in all these "things" that I love and that' s how my digital magazine "Greek jar" was made! I hope you like it as much as I do!!!

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