Why travel to Greece
Travel to Greece, with its history of over 9.000 years, the unique and diverse environment, the crystal clear blue waters and its ideal climate where you can feel the four seasons of the year, invites you to realize your dream holidays in Aegean View Villas.
History: Ancient era Greece
A unique journey through the rare mosaic of historic and cultural memory, a visit to the Monuments of Cultural Heritage: – The Acropolis of Athens – Delphi – Delos – Epidaurus – Olympia – The Archaeological sites of Mycenae and Tyrins – Vergina – Aegae – The Temple of Epicurean Apollo – Samos: Pythagoreio and Heraion.
Monuments: Temples, castles, fortresses and Churches
Castles linked to legends and tradition of Greece unfold the history of the land even from pre-historic times. From the Citadels and Acropolises of ancient times to the castles and fortresses of medieval times, fortifications were built for protection against enemy invasions. Fine examples of the Mycenian era, the Roman Empire, the Byzantine Empire, the Franks and Venetian conquerors and the Ottoman Empire can be found all over Greece.
World top Museums
Approximately 400 national and private museums in Greece, house artifacts and scientific achievements produced on the Greek territory for almost 6.000 years. Archaeological Museums almost in every city or town of Greece with cultural riches of the ancient Greek art. Byzantine Museums, Christian churches and monasteries with mosaics, icons and manuscripts. Theater, Cinema, Music, Naval, Natural History, Science and Technology Museums have exhibits of particular interest (see also Athens Museums).
Particularly rich and diversified natural environment with a rare geomorphology. Nature-lovers will: – wander in aesthetic forests and national parks, wonderful natural monuments, gorges, caves and waterfalls. – watch bird species in coastal ecosystems and wetlands – visit the marine parks in Alonissos island to see the mediterranean monk seal monachus-monachus, and in Zakynthos island the mediterranean green loggerhead turtle caretta-caretta.
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The total length of the Greek coast is about 15 thousand km and most of it is around the thousands of Greek islands. Beaches of many kilometers, sandy beaches with dunes, dark sand of volcanic soils, pebbly shores, coastal caves and wetlands and the clean, clear blue transparent waters characterize the unique diversity of the Greek coasts.
Around 6.000 islands and islets are in the Aegean and Ionian Sea. Only 227 are inhabited and offer archaeological sites, architectural heritage and fascinating local traditions. With so many islands, one can find the favorite spot, an island forgotten by time or a cosmopolitan one with luxuries and parties. Many prefer to island hop in search for the perfect island.
Thalasso-spring therapy – S.P.A.
Even from ancient times people new of the therapeutic virtues of seawater. Luxury hotels throughout Greece offer thalassotherapy and S.P.A centers with heated seawater pools, hydro-massage, aromatherapy and algae wraps.
Culinary and gastronomy – Greek Wines
Greek cuisine has a variety of dishes, it is not only horiatiki, souvlaki and moussaka. It can satisfy culinary demands of both meat-eaters and vegetarians. It is worth mentioning that the first cookbook in history was written by Archestratos in 330 B.C. The value of the Mediterranean diet is acknowledged today by scientists for the health and long life. Greece is the birthplace of Dionysus, patron god of wine. One can find many excellent Greek wines of a distinctive environment and of grape varieties unknown to western wine lovers. Except of the Controlled Apellation of Origin and the Appellation of Origin of Superior Quality one can find local wines and table wines.