Featured Vacation: Greece

Greece is one of the world’s most enchanting destinations. Whether you’re looking for a visit on the mainland, or prefer to visit the beautifully idyllic islands, there is plenty to see and do.

Regions of the Mainland

There are seven regions on the mainland of Greece. Attica includes the bustling metropolis of Athens, and the famed Acropolis. It’s 6000-year history allows visitors to experience what is known as the beginning of western civilization. Athens is the birthplace of democracy, arts, science and philosophy. It’s also the home of Plato, Socrates, Pericles, Euripides, Sophocles, Aeschylus and is one of the world’s oldest cities.

The other regions include Central Greece, Epirus, Macedonia, Peloponnese, Thessaly, and Thrace.

An interesting fun fact, there are actually over 6,000 islands and inlets that are part of the Greek sovereign land, of which only 227 are inhabited. The most popular of the islands are Santorini, Mykonos, Crete, Corfu, Rhodes, and Patmos.

Cruising the islands allows the opportunity to visit multiple islands during their voyage.

The stunningly beautiful waters are a backdrop to the pastel blue and white building that are unique to the Greek Islands. It’s one destination that should be on everyone’s bucket list.