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Greece — A land of ancient monuments, imposing mountains, and over six thousand islands, Greece is a vacationer’s dream, combining sandy beaches, ancient Greek and Byzantine culture, a hedonistic nightlife, and a balmy Mediterranean climate. Greeks put pleasure before work – eating and sleeping are national pastimes, so you’ve come to the right place if you’re looking to unwind in style. For more information on the isles, see our Greek Islands Travel Guide.

Why Go

For majestic 5th-century BC temples atop the rocky Acropolis in Athens and the blissful Greek islands.

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On the Edge: 5 Amazing Cliffside Hotels

August 06, 2015 by Teresa Bitler

Sometimes, all you want to do on vacation is to kick back and enjoy the view. We don’t blame you. For sweeping, panoramic views, vacation on the edge -- ... Read More »


What Greece's Default Crisis Means For Travelers

July 06, 2015 by Darren Murph

The Greece default crisis has been all over the news in past weeks. If it feels as if you've heard this before, it's because you have. In 2010, Greece was saved ... Read More »


You Can Now Go Island Hopping in Greece with Eurail

May 22, 2015 by Susan B. Barnes

Just when we thought we couldn't love Eurail any more, itdecided to add a newferry programto itsroster. Travelerswho land in Greece (perhaps by way of Italy) ... Read More »


Q&A: Inside Scoop from the Ultimate Cruise Planner

November 10, 2014 by Lane Nieset

Did you know that people care far more about port stops on a cruise than they do days at sea? Or that there's such a thing as port stop overkill? We caught up ... Read More »


10 Quirky Local Customs Travelers Should Know

June 18, 2014 by Tommy Burson

Flight: booked. Hotel: reserved. Language podcasts: Completed. What else do you need to prepare before jetting off on vacation? Most of us would probably never ... Read More »

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