Τhe Greek National Tourism Organisation (GNTO), founded in 1929 and re-established in 1950, is a Public Entity (PE) under the supervision of the Ministry of Tourism. Its mission is to develop and promote the Greek tourism product through the implementation of promotional tourism campaigns in Greece, and abroad with the help of the extensive network of GNTO offices in foreign countries. With its vast experience and expertise and its large network of associates and stakeholders within as well as beyond the Greek borders, GNTO has always played a crucial part in the national effort for a cost-effective and efficient promotion of Greece for what it is: a unique and amazing destination. GNTO is a member of UNWTO and ETC.
Crete is a jewel in the Mediterranean Sea, the cradle of European civilization.
The hospitable Cretan people are famous for their culture, innovative spirit and nutritional habits. The Cretan diet is highly esteemed as one of the healthiest diets in the world, whereas Crete boasts a vast array of quality products such as olive oil, wine, honey, cheese, rusk, herbs.
Crete is definitely a culinary destination for food lovers, featuring a variety of dining options from traditional taverns to fine dining.
But what makes the Cretan diet unique among other Mediterranean diets is the whole philosophy that comes with it. It is essentially a whole new way of life that encompasses essential social values and habits such as hospitality, family life, fasting and daily exercise. Crete is a heaven for nature lovers and those combining adventure and fun on their vacation.
The island offers a variety of activities and opportunities for exploring nature. Its mild climate attracts visitors before and after the established touristy summer season. Crete’s stunning natural beauty awakens in visitors an imperative need to discover its mountains and UNESCO Global Geoparks, its impressive gorges and the unique Samaria Gorge Biosphere Reserve, its hiking trails and more than 500.000km of the E4. Each route in Crete is unique. One can encounter emerald beaches, scrublands, sand dunes, rocky summits, steep slopes, alpine zones, verdant mountains, deep gorges, dry lands, gurgling rivers, scenic ponds, Mediterranean woods, wetlands, fertile meadows, vineyards and olive groves, while the same contrasts are met below sea surface. Trekking, canyoning, climbing, scuba diving, horse riding, caving, skiing, mountain climbing, bungee jumping, golfing, parasailing, windsurfing, and kite surf are some of the activities that Crete offers. All combined with a great variety of lodging options; from small family hotels or agrotourism cottages to luxurious all-inclusive hotels.
Crete combines the new alongside the old, the ancient with contemporary history, being one of the most popular Greek tourist destinations!
EPIRUS MANAGES TO BE A ONE-OF-A-KIND DESTINATION
Epirus manages to be a one-of-a-kind destination: an enviable combination of cultures and traditions, with a natural environment unique in Greece, and it never fails to surprise and delight its visitors. Epirus is located in the north-west corner of Greece and is an ideal travel destination all year round.
Epirus is easily accessible. Ioannina city is a hub with access, by road, from Thessaloniki via the Egnatia Highway and from Athens via Ionia Highway.
Ioannina is also well served by Ioannina Airport, 4 km from the city center and there are daily flights to and from Athens. Aktion Airport is approximately 90 km from Ioannina and offers daily flights to and from Athens and many low-cost flights to and from various European cities.
The port of Igoumenitsa offers a frequent ferry service to and from Patras and Corfu, as well as to and from the ports of Italy.
Epirus is here and waiting for you to discover it!
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Imagine waking up under the Greek sun, while on an island escape, nature adventure or City Break, to a delicious breakfast buffet of local specialties at a hospitable table.
The “Greek Breakfast” welcomes guests at hotels in every corner of Greece to savor the flavors and aroma of purely Greek products and regional breakfast delicacies.
You’ll enjoy a taste of local culinary tradition that, not only travels your senses, but inspires discovery of regional cultural heritage, local products and fruits of the earth.
What better way to start your day…
The “Greek Breakfast” is the inspiration of the Hellenic Chamber of Hotels to connect the gastronomical wealth of the country with the Greek hotel guest experience. The “Greek Breakfast” promotes the regional culinary heritage of Greece in a program formulated to highlight local specialties and products.
Managed by the Hellenic Chamber of Hotels, the “Greek Breakfast” is an innovative and highly- structured program requiring strict adherence to well-defined specifications by participating hotels to ensure quality and authenticity. For the guest, it is an opportunity to discover the culinary and cultural heritage of a preferred destination. Guests can choose from an array of traditional dishes “on the spot” gaining firsthand knowledge of local products and culinary customs.
The “Greek Breakfast” showcases many of the Greek products at the heart of the mediterranean diet. The bread, rusks, olive oil, olives, yoghurt, honey and fresh fruit create the basis of the “Greek Breakfast”.
Every region of Greece, depending on the climatic conditions, the soil, products and the historical interchange of its inhabitants, has formed a particular gastronomic culture and local cuisine. The “Greek Breakfast’ welcomes guests to get to know and enjoy the customary breakfast specialties of the diverse regions of Greece.
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Karystos is the capital city of Southern Euboea, the biggest island across Attica. It is located on the southernmost part of the island on the bay under the shadow of the impressive mountain Ochi, where the myth says that Zeus –king of Gods- got married with his beloved Goddess, Hera. It is approximately 120km away from Chalkida but you can also catch the costal ships from Rafina or Santa Marina and get there in less than an hour.
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