Beautiful Greece: Experience this on your sailing trip
As the weather in London starts getting colder again, with (eeek!) snow expected, we will give you something to look forward to- a set of our favourite photographs depicting the astonishing beauty of the Greek sailing tour.
Summer time in Greece is an idyllic way to spend your vacation time, with fresh ocean breezes vanishing every last bit of stress and anxiety. The scenery and people of Greece are captivating and unique. For decades Greece has drawn millions of tourist to it’s shores, and with natural beauty such as theirs to boast with, it’s a wonder more people don’t give it all up and move here, Shirley Valentine style! Approximately 16.5 million tourists visit Greece each year, more than the country’s entire population, meaning it has more international airports than most countries because so many foreign tourists want to visit.
Oddly enough, Greece has no navigable rivers because of the mountainous terrain. Nearly 80% of Greece is mountainous and an old Greek legend says that when God created the world, he sifted all the soil onto the earth through a strainer. After every country had good soil, he tossed the stones left in the strainer over his shoulder and created Greece!
Greece has more than 2,000 islands, of which approximately 170 are populated, and four of which you will encounter on the MedSailors Greek sailing tour. Known for the calm and sunny weather, Greece enjoys more than 250 days of sunshine—or 3,000 sunny hours—a year, all showing up in summer time! What a way to start the weekend!