Exquisite islands, beautiful coastline, ancient stories and delicious food all play their part in the worldwide appeal of Greece. Here the coastline stretches 16,000km, met with the sparkling transparent waters of the Mediterranean. There are endless small bays and coves to explore and, of course, many Greek islands too, the largest being Crete. Its rock coasts, vast sandy beaches, pebble shores and crystal blue Mediterranean waters are what bring guests back time and time again. Greece's long-standing history is also self-evident, with many archaeological sites and monuments of distinctive prestige to explore throughout this mythical, magical country.