What is your ideal holiday? Do you like to curl up with a good book and let your imagination soar while your body relaxes? Are you a connoisseur of the finer things in life looking to tantalize your palate and seduce your senses with fine dining and world-class spa pampering? Are you a history buff anxious to comb the museums and archeological sites to uncover the mysteries of the ancients? Maybe you feel the best way to blow off steam is by pushing your endurance to the limit? Whatever your getaway of choice, Greece offers a vast array of activities for all ages and all interests.
Beyond the archeological sites there are countless opportunities to experience the local culture and heritage. Natural history museums, folk museums, art and craft exhibits abound and many areas even offer workshops where you can try your hand at pottery, weaving, folk dancing or preparing traditional local delicacies! Living examples from a fascinating variety of epochs and civilizations are just waiting to be explored. A visit to the monasteries of Meteora, Megaspilio, Patmos and many other areas is a journey back in time. In the mountain villages of the islands and mainland Greece you can discover artisans plying traditional crafts such as leather craft, barrel making, basket and furniture weaving, intricate wood and metal working.