Overview of Greece
Greece is known for its fascinating history and natural beauty. The countless islands, sandy beaches, ancient archaeological sites, and a balmy Mediterranean climate make it one of Europe's prime tourist destinations. Mediterranean cuisine is at its best in this country, and every part of Greece has its own specialty. The sea, the sand, and the creative hands of the inhabitants all together produce flavors which are unforgettable. Considered the symbol of Athens and Greece, the Acropolis is a rocky mound rising in the heart of modern Athens and crowned by three magnificent temples, the best known and most distinctive is the Parthenon. Rhodes is the largest of the Dodecanese islands.