Greece as visible part of greek culture and ancient Europe has much to offer. Greece consists mainly of mountaineous land and its plains or flatland are primarely found at coastal area's.
The islands Crete and Korfu and some smaller island groups, Kefalonia etc, are part of Greece. When travelling in Greece one has to primarely rely on road or air transport, due to the mountaineous regions being mostly inaccessable to possible developements of rail services.
Athens the pulsating Greek capital, with it's many cultural and historic remains, the fascinating harbour of Piraus, the sea bath town Loutraki at the gulf of Korinth to catch a tan.. or just find out what the names Korinth, Mykene, Marathon, Poseidon or Delphi really mean.. and Sokrates guidelines or lifestyle, the crumbling ruins whispering tales of great gods and ancient past all part of historical Greece. You'll will always also remember those white-washed houses and the deep blue sky's which are characteristics of all Greek coastal regions (not only) and nearly all Greek islands alike.
The Greek Islands are wellknown holiday destinations which you will find in many travel brochures offering their, from economy to luxury dwellings as holiday base, exploring the beauty of the Mediterrainean surrounds. You will have heard of Corfu, Lefkas, Kefalonia, Zante, Skiathos, Skopelos, Lesbos, Mykonos, Paros, Naxos, Kos, Rhodes, Santorini and Crete. Many of those entertaining inexpensive but luxury holiday resorts with all facilities.