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Greece has everything to ensure a great trip from sunny weather, beautiful scenery and fantastic beaches. To make the most of the wonderful treats Greece has to offer why not try renting a Greece hire car. Compare Car Rental offers travellers in Greece cheap car hire from all the major car rental companies such as Avis and Hertz. Using our car hire comparison site is quick and easy and will offer you a car to suit your needs from economy car hire to luxury car hire options. Greece has some of the most world famous holiday destinations including fabulous sunny islands, bustling cities and ancient monuments. Greece is a great place to spend a holiday.
Your Greece car hire can include optional extras and unlimited mileage. Our simple Greece car rental comparison site will provide you with quotes on cheap car rental for Greece for the right vehicle in which to discover Greece.
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The Republic of Greece is officially known as the Hellenic Republic. Greece has one of the longest coastlines in the world, roughly 8,500 miles and is bordered by the Mediterranean Sea, the Ionian Sea and the Aegean Sea to the east. Almost all of its landmass is hilly or mountainous with Mount Olympus being the highest. There are more than 225 inhabited islands along with hundreds more that are inhabited. Crete is the most populated of the Greek islands and a popular holiday destination along with the other larger islands, Rhodes and Lesbos.
Greece is the location of seventeen UNESCO World Heritage Sites and the home of some of the oldest cities in the world. Greece gave us the Olympic Games, Western Philosophy and great literature, mathematical principles, Geography, university education and dram, many of these are represented in the world heritage sites. Much of Greece’s income comes from its tourism industry and more than 19 million people will visit the country during the year. Santorini has recently been voted as the best island to travel to and nearby Mykonos was voted fifth in Europe.
Athens, the capital city, can trace its history back to the 5th Century BC and much of the city has been converted into a large pedestrian area which leads to some of the main archaeological sites. The Temple of Olympian Zeus and Hadrian’s Arch offer a magnificent entrance to the city. The Odeion of Herodes Atticus is still being used today as a venue for performances during the Athens Festival. Thessaloniki is another popular tourist destination, built by the sea; it has a strong maritime history as well as many monuments celebrating its place within the Byzantine and Ottoman eras including several churches, the White Tower which was built in the 15th century and an open air theatre.