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GREECE

GREECEGreece occupies the Southern tip of the Balkan Peninsula in the Eastern Mediterranean Sea. The Athens airport is on the crossroads from Europe to Egypt ,Africa ,Asia and the Near East.Cradle of civilization and birthplace of the gods, land of legend and beauty which has inspired centuries of art and the essence of philosophy, Greece welcomes the world. Since Greeks are naturally unselfish and friendly, they give visitors a warm welcome. They offer a sunny country of great natural beauty and magnificent monuments. The capital of Greece is Athens and the second largest city is Thessaloniki. The port of Piraeus is Europe’s largest port. Apart from its world-famed historical and archaeological relics, modern Greece provides many attractions to the traveller. The many islands and indented coastline, so characteristic of Greece, provide ideal beaches, yachting harbours and fishing places. For those who prefer the mountains and the inlands to the sea, for the huntsman. the mountain-climber, the hiker, the camper and the motorist, there is a vast wealth and variety of beautiful scenery richly scattered with relics of the Golden Age. The volcanic island of Santorini attracts every year thousands of visitors from all over the world with luxury Santorini Hotels build on the volcanic cliffs.

DENMARK

DENMARKDenmark occupies the Jutland peninsula, protruding north from Germany between Norway and Sweden, and includes a group of nearby islands of which Funen and Zealand, where Copenhagen is located, are the largest. The small island of Bornholm also belonng to Denmark.It’s area is 16,575 square miles. No part of the country is more than 40 miles from the open sea. The capital city is Copenhagen. Greenland and the Faroe islands are autonomous parts of the Danish Kingdom. Comprising 500 islands and one peninsula, Denmark links Scandinavia proper with the Continent, and guards the entrance to the Baltic. Every two years Denmark is declared one of the countries with the most ideal living conditions, but also as a travel destination, as it combines a design and user-friendly capital and a province full of medieval churches (the cathedral in Roskilde with history 1,000 years old), renaissance castles and puppet villages dating back to the 18th century, such as Ribe, Denmark’s oldest and most well-preserved city. Neolithic remains and ruins of the glorious Viking Age complete the picture of the long and fascinating history of the country. Literally in the sea (between the Baltic and the North Sea), it consists of the Jylland Peninsula and 406 islands (82 of which are inhabited), with the largest being the Fyn and Sjaelland, in which is also located in Copenhagen 

BELGIUM

belgiumModern and at the same time classic, multicultural and multilingual, Dutch and German are spoken in the north, while French in the south, Belgium, although small it has many beauties (mainly of architectural and cultural nature), which justify the fact that it is a popular destination. From the North Sea to the forests of the Ardennes, the diversity of landscapes is impressive. The canals of Bruges, the towers of Ghent, the cathedral and the Old Town of Antwerp, the Grand Place and the magnificent Art Nouveau buildings of Brussels, the historic Liège, every city is a charming setting. Brussels is not only the seat of the European Union but also the city of good food, Art Nouveau architecture and Surrealism. If you are a fan of art, modern fashion and diamonds, then it is worth a visit to Antwerp. The whole Old Town looks like an architecture museum, while in its cobbled streets and alleys you will discover special restaurants and bars, antique shops, galleries, chocolate shops and innovative boutiques.

FRANCE

FRANCEEurope’s top travel destination remains timeless and popular all year round. Everything here is described in the superlative, from history and monuments to the arts and gastronomy..The luxury of the Versailles, the trendy right bank and the bohemian Bastille, but also the modern bistros and so much more. But France is not just Paris. In the south the cosmopolitan Cote d’Azur roars loudly every summer, with Cannes, Nice, Monaco and Saint-Tropez competing for jet setters, while in the winter in the French Alps, centered on Courchevel and Chamonix the party continues… The multicultural Marseille with its rich history, Bordeaux will make you drunk with the Wine Routes, while the mystical Lyon will indulge you on a gastronomic safari to the markets and restaurants that you will find wandering in the characteristic narrow passages of the “traboules”. The harmony of French nature will captivate you, as you will look for the next fairytale castle in the valley of Loir, as well as the special landscape with its steep cliffs at the sea of ​​Normandy. Finally, Brittany with its Celtic roots, its own language and picturesque fishing villages with famous seafood but also Corsica with its wonderful coasts and rich inland experience add their own touch to the French palette, as well as Strasbourg in the wine-loving province of Alsace.