Thanks to Maria for this Guest post…
Paxos is one of Greece’s many beautiful islands, situated just off the south coast of its neighboring island Corfu, in the heart of the Ionian Sea. This little hidden Greek paradise only has a permanent population of 2,300, which makes it the ideal getaway for luxury cycling holidays in Greece.
As well as boasting heaps of natural beauty in the way of mountains and sandy beaches, the restaurants, bars, shops hotels and Paxos Villas are also numerous and of the highest quality and luxury. Paxos also boasts an impressive coastline offering numerous opportunities to spot some of the islands fantastic wildlife and exotic birds that have made the Islands steep cliffs their home. For the more adventurous among you, Paxos offers you the chance to go cave exploring, abseiling, diving, and hand gliding over its magnificent terrains.
Paxos is just one of the many islands you may choose to explore whilst visiting Greece. You may wish to adventure to the infamous islands of Rhodes, Corfu and Santorin which are all in easy reachable distance from the main land of Greece or any or its neighboring Islands. Each of them offer a flavor of something slightly different to the other, but at the same time all sharing the inherent theme of beauty and magic that makes Greece such a wonderful place to visit.
Greece is often referred to as the ‘seat of civilization’ with such greats as Aristotle and Homer emerging from this leading country. This means visitors to Greece are never bored or very far from intellectual and cultural stimulation.
The Greek climate has also added to its immense popularity amongst holidaymakers with its long, hot, sunny summers and temperature reaching highs of 99’F! And with hardly a drop of rain in sight, this is always good news for any Brits!
Greek cuisine is of course legendary, and again a huge pulling factor for tourist across the world. Greece offers a vast array of Fresh Salads, Olive oils, Stuffed Vine Leaves, Fried Halloumi and Seafood that will tantalize and excite, even the most diverse of pallets.
As for the locals, the Greeks themselves are known worldwide for their kind warm nature and generous hospitality to all visitors of their country. They may expect you to down a few Ouzo’s at the bar (a Greek favorite, anise flavored sprit) and dance into the early hours with them…but for the more relaxed among you, they will simply entertain you with their delightful stories and incredible sense of humor.
Right now has never been a better time to go to Greece, with budget airlines flying out to all different areas of the country, all year round, for very reasonable prices.
All in all, choosing to book luxury walking holidays in Greece is the ideal holiday destination, as it excels at exciting a vast arrange of tastes and interests across the board!
Guest Post by Maria is a copy writer and keen traveller who loves Greece and Turkey and is currently promotingSimpson Travel – the luxury Greek villas specialists.