GREECE AS A DESTINATION

Consideration will now be given to the general factors that encourage tourist traffic to Greece. The following pull factors are focused on the supply side of tourism.

Greece as a travel destination provides:

  • Geographical proximity to markets
  • Accessibility to markets
  • Availability of attractions
  • Cultural links
  • Availability of services
  • Affordability
  • Peace, stability & safety

TOURIST ATTRACTIONS

17 World Heritage (UNESCO):

  • Acropolis, Athens
  • Archaeological Site of Aigai (Vergina)
  • Archaeological Site of Delphi
  • Archaeological Site of Mystras
  • Archaeological Site of Olympia
  • Archaeological Site of Mycenae & Tyrins
  • Delos
  • Medieval City of Rhodos
  • Monasteries of Daphni, Hosios Loukas & Nea Moni of Chios
  • Old Town of Corfu
  • Paleochristian & Byzantine Monuments of Thessaloniki
  • Pythagoreion & Heraion of Samos
  • Sanctuary of Asklepios at Epidaurus
  • Temple of Apollo Epicurius at Bassae
  • The Historic Centre with the Monastery of Saint-John the Theologian & the Cave of the Apocalypse on the island of Patmos
  • Meteora
  • Mount Athos

FACTS & FIGURES

  • 17.9 m. (2013) International tourist arrivals
  • 16th (2013) World ranking in arrivals
  • 15 International airports
  • Approx. 170 Inhabited islands
  • More than 250 Days of sunshine a year
  • 125 Archaelogical museums
  • Greece has one of the richest varieties of wildlife in Europe

BenLeToni Tours offers to travel agencies and organizers of group-travel a wide range of incoming travel services for attractive destinations all over Greece.

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