Aegean Islands

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The Aegean Sea lies between Greece and Turkey and includes a complex of islands, whose common features are the internationally unique sparkling clear waters and gorgeous beaches.

Peloponnese

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The Peloponnese is found in the southern part of the mainland of Greece and, until 1893, was connected to central Greece by the Isthmus of Corinth.

Ionian Islands

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A presentation of the Ionian islands, as well as about the ancient mechanism and the statue of the adolescent, both found in the seabed close to Antikythera.

Thessaly

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Thessaly, known to Homer as Aiolia became part of the modern Greek state in 1881, after four and a half centuries of Ottoman rule. It lies in central Greece and its geography is dominated by the Thessalian Plain, the country’s second largest, with a cultivated land area of 500.000 hectares.

Crete

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Crete is Greece’s largest, most populated and southernmost inhabited island. From 3000 to 1400 BCE, Europe’s oldest civilization, flourished on the island, the Minoan civilization.

Euboea

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Close to the prefecture of Attica is Euboea, the second largest island of Greece, a mini-paradise for connoisseurs of food. Two bridges link it to mainland Greece.

Macedonia

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Macedonia is the geographically largest region of Greece and became part of the Greek state during the Balkan Wars of 1912-13.

Thrace

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Thrace is the northernmost but also the easternmost geographic apartment in Greece. The River Evros is Greece’s main border, but at the same time it is a means of communication and interaction between the two peoples, Greeks and Turks.

Epirus

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Epirus is the most mountainous region of Greece and was made part of Greece during the Balkan Wars of 1912-13.

Central Greece

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Central Greece is a geographical region that includes Attica and extends north to Thessaly and Epirus.

Attica

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Attica is a historical region that encompasses the city of Athens, the capital of Greece. It is a peninsula projecting into the Aegean Sea found on the eastern edge of Central Greece.