Rhodope Mountains?bear watching Karpenisi kayaking Chania food Zakynthos swimming with turtles Snorkelling and diving Athens Kimolos Messene

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Click on the map to discover more information about where to go and what to do in Greece 

Greece has long been the go-to destination for those seeking sun and sand. But away from the masses, there is an almost forgotten side to this ancient country - one waiting to be explored by the discerning traveller.

From high in the north-west all the way down to Crete, we reveal a Greece that defies the cliches, taking you through classical landscapes and natural wonders, hidden islands and amazing wildlife, as you explore this ancient, magical country.  

Simply click on the images on the map to find out what to do where in this incredible country. Whether you want to watch bears in the Rhodope mountains and kayak in Karpenisi, or discover the country's hidden archelogical sites and eat your way through Chania, Greece offers something for just about everyone.