Is a trip to Greece on your travel wishlist? Our Greece tours offer travellers the perfect introduction into the ancient home of democracy and architectural wonders.
Ancient Greece is often called 'the birthplace of western civilisation' as Greece boasts a wealth of history, culture and architecture. Immerse yourself in Greek culture and history with our range of Greece tours.
Our Greece tours will give you a comprehensive experience of this historic nation. At its peak, ancient Greece led the world in science, the arts and philosophy. Founder of the Olympic games and democracy, Greece's enduring legacy is clear to see and helps to shape the way we live today.
From the towering Acropolis in Athens, to the Temple of Apollo in Delphi, to the myriad Greek islands that dot the Aegean Sea, our Greece tours have something for everyone whether philosopher, artist or fun lover.
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Acropolis & Parthenon in Athens, Mycenae, Mediterranean coast at Nafplion, Palamidi fortress, ancient theatre of Epidaurus, birth place o...
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Istanbul Old City, Cappadocia scenery, Underground city, Pamukkale, Ephesus ruins, Acropolis & Parthenon in Athens, Epidaurus, birth plac...
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Acropolis & Parthenon in Athens, UNESCO World Heritage site of Mycenae, Nafplion & Palamidi fortress, birth place of the Olympic Games at...
Min: 2 | Max: 45
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Athens tour including the Panathenaic Stadium, Acropolis & Parthenon, Thebes, Levadia, picturesque village of Arachova, Temple of Apollo ...
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Athens City Tour including the Acropolis & Parthenon, Cycladic islands of Santorini and Mykonos.
My contact with Encounters representative was a pleasure, she answered my questions promptly, provided a quotation and changed it quickly when different flights were preferred. Both by e-mail and phone the response was very timely.
Conscientious in early communication; knowledgeable, humorous and caring tour guides; an exemplary itinerary that was well organized yet flexible; an overall extraordinary experience. I'd recommend them enthusiastically.
Anthony has been amazing throughout my planning of my tour. He has been very quick in replying to my emails and always answering with everything I wanted to know.
I look forward to hopefully planning my next trip through him next year!
I have dealt with Anthony Horrobin on a number of occasions and it is like talking to an old friend on the phone. Anthony is super-efficient and will always go the extra mile to create the perfect trip.
Ant provided excellent service. He always responded as quickly as he could, attending to the questions I had for him. He was also very patient and pleasant. I depended on his knowledge and service to make the trip.
I liked the service and the tour guide & driver on the tour. They were professional and provided very good service. I thought 1-2 hotels on the trip were not quite 4-star. It also happened that this group of people was always late for schedule and our walk pace was too slow. It really needs the guide to make people on schedule and be punctual for the activity. Overall I think the time management of this tour needs improvement.
Dial Code: +30
Area: 131,957 km2
Elevation: The lowest point in Greece is the Mediterranean Sea (at sea level) | The highest point in Greece is Mount Olympus at 2,917m high (9,570.21 ft.)
Population: 11,142,161 (2018)
Government: Parliamentary republic
Officially named the Hellenic Republic, Greece was historically known as Hellas. This country is positioned in Southern Europe with a population of approximately 11 million people. The capital of Greece is Athens, which is the largest city followed by Thessaloniki.
Greece lies at the southern tip of the Balkan Peninsula with the Aegean Sea to the east of the mainland, the Ionian Sea to the west and the Cretan Sea and the Mediterranean Sea to the south. The country's coastline is the 11th longest in the world and features many islands. Mount Olympus is the highest peak at 2,918 metres, and 80% of the country's landscape is mountainous.
Regarded as the cradle of Western civilisation, Greece is seen as the origin of democracy, political science and the Olympic Games. The country has 18 UNESCO World Heritage Sites, which reflect Greece's rich history.
With an advanced high-income and a high standard of living, Greece is a democratic and advanced country as well as a founding member of the United Nations. It is also the largest economy in the Balkans. This popular holiday destination draws tourists from all over the world as a result of its notable cultural heritage, successful tourism industry, and appealing location.
The climate of Greece is mainly Mediterranean with mild, rainy winters and hot, dry summers. The more mountainous areas in the northwestern parts of Greece have an Alpine climate and experience heavy snowfall in the winter.
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Greece is a country of ruins and be prepared to see many very significant ruins indeed! The Capital alone has developed into a modern society whilst the buildings of many centuries past still claim their significance.
Travelling to Greece will have you leaving the Mediterranean country with a deep love for tasty traditional cuisine. Greek culture has some of the world's most delicious food, from hearty slow-cooked meat dishes to rose-flavoured cakes for dessert.