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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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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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9 Excellent Segway Tours Around the World

June 06, 2014 by Teresa Bitler

A Segway tour is a great way to get an overview of a new city or region. You’ll cover more ground than you would on foot, and your guide can teach you about the ... Read More »

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How to See Athens on a Budget

May 27, 2014 by Charu Suri

Greece has seen its share of hardship in the past years, but tourism is still booming. Even with a weakened euro, however, Europe is known for denting ... Read More »

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5 Beautiful Beaches in Crete

May 19, 2014 by Stephen Lioy

As the largest island of Greece and the fifth largest in the Mediterranean, you’re right to expect that Crete boasts beaches aplenty. Though the main ... Read More »

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3 Dreamy (But Affordable) Eurail Select Pass Itineraries

May 01, 2014 by Lindsay Silberman

After a year-long absence from Eurail’s Select Pass program, France officially returned to the network last month, becoming the 27th participating European ... Read More »

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