The cradle of western civilisation
Greece offers a wealth of eminent archaeological sites stretching back to the dawn of European civilisation, and couples this with a lovely climate, fabulous scenery and all the charms of a Mediterranean lifestyle. Whet your appetite with our archaeological overviews on the following pages:
Ancient Greece was the cradle of western civilisation, where achievements in arts, humanities and sciences created the foundations of European culture. This fundamental importance and breadth of interest makes a visit to the ancient sites of Greece a profoundly satisfying experience, brought to life through Olympian mythology, Delphic wisdom and iconic art and architecture.