Greece is known as the cradle of Western civilization and the birthplace of democracy, theatre and the Olympic Games. The country is famed for its ancient history and ruins, like the Acropolis, its incredible culture and food, and its numerous islands in the Aegean and Ionian seas with stunning beaches, crystal-clear waters and breathtaking landscapes. Islands like Santorini, Crete, Rhodes, Mykonos, Kos and Corfu are popular among tourists. From rugged mountains to picturesque coastlines, Greece offers diverse natural landscapes.
Greece offers numerous activity-focused retreats. These include rock climbing, running, yoga, kung fu, dance, swimming, surfing, sailing, hiking, pilates and fitness.
The country is an ideal destination for water sports enthusiasts. There are many retreats that focus on activities like sailing, windsurfing, kitesurfing, kayaking, and paddleboarding (SUP). In particular, destinations like the islands of Rhodes, Kos, and Naxos are known for their excellent water sports retreats.
Kalymnos is a perfect place for climbing retreats, often with a bit of yoga thrown in. Crete is a popular destination for those seeking a running getaway. Check out a Kung Fu retreat on the island of Samothraki.
Greece's natural beauty make it attractive for serene yoga and meditation retreats. Places like Crete, Santorini, Mykonos, and Rhodes host these retreats, providing a peaceful environment to experience relaxation and self-growth.
The country is renowned for its ancient history. You can explore archaeological sites like the Acropolis in Athens, Delphi, Olympia, and much more. Greece is home to numerous museums and cultural institutions showcasing its fascinating heritage.
Greek cuisine is known for its flavors and freshness. Travelers can enjoy its traditional dishes such as moussaka, souvlaki, Greek salad, and baklava, as well as all of its Mediterranean culinary delights.
Visitors can explore the dramatic landscapes of Meteora, hike through the Samaria Gorge in Crete, or relax on the pristine beaches of Zakynthos and Lefkada. Greece boasts a vast collection of beautiful islands scattered across the Aegean and Ionian Seas.