Greece, a Southern Eastern country, on the southernmost tip of the Balkan Peninsula with a population of approx. 10 million. Greece comprises of more than 2000 islands and coastlines with almost 170 inhabited islands. It is ranked under the world’s top 20 countries. It is one of the most popular tourist destinations, attracting over 35 million tourists each year. A series of mountains lines the northwest and southeast enclosing narrow valleys and basins that holds lakes. Athens is the capital city of Greece that contributes about 18% of the gross domestic product and is the largest city.
The best time to travel to Greece would be late April to
Early November. It exhibits a pleasant summer season from May to October. The
country’s transportation is well developed. The public transportation system
has Greek ferries which is the most popular transportation. It also has trains,
Ktel, and taxis that makes our travel trouble free. Visitors are drawn to the
country’s beautiful beaches, weather, nightlife and historical sites.
The education system in Greece is concentrated and is under the control of the Ministry of Education, Lifelong Learning and Religious Affairs. Healthcare in Greece takes us back to the ancient Greek civilization. It consists of a universal healthcare system that provides private healthcare facilities and national health insurance. World Healthcare Organization (WHO) ranked Greek Healthcare System, the 14th worldwide in the overall assessment.
Today, the country’s medical market is gradually increasing. The health expenditure is about 9.6% on an average in the year 2019. The health expenditure per capita is about $2500. Greece has observed a 60% increase in health expenditures since 2015.
Greece is the hub for many tourist attractions as it is hosting many ancient monuments, beaches and luxury resorts. Greece offers a home for several ancient sites and museums. Some of the tourist attractions of Greece are Acropolis, Santorini, Delphi, The blue caves of Zákynthos, and many more.