It is with great satisfaction that HELLENIC SUN EDITIONS presents the seventeeth annual edition for 2019 featuring all forms of alternative tourism in Greece.
Με τίτλο GREECE, THE IDEAL DESTINATION FOR ALTERNATIVE TOURISM "a window to nature a flight to adventure", this edition includes all forms of alternative and thematic tourism activities in our country, in parallel projecting the full spectrum of potential and infrastructure that Greece has and the wealth of choices it offers in order to become an ideal and unique destination for many new forms of tourism.
Through separate informational narratives for every region and Geoparks, Greece is presented as an alternative tourism destination, as it offers an endless variety of choices and the opportunity for visitors to take advantage of the countrys diversity endemic in its astounding geographical location and ideal weather conditions.
Endowed with an enchanting landscape and the cleanest seas in the world, rich in natural beauty and history, Greece is ideal for holidays close to nature and to civilisation, for adventure travel, hotspring bath treatment and relaxation.
Our country boasts an astonishing variety of ecosystems, mountain masses with magnificent mountain peaks, old forests, marshlands, fertile plains, lakes, rivers that run across picturesque landscapes, thousands of caves, thousands of islands with a mild climate and thousands of monuments and sites that contribute to its unique biodiversity and potential for attracting waves of tourists with ecological interests, and not only.
With this edition we attempted to offer you through individual thematic units the full spectrum of the potential and the infrastructure available in our country to accommodate alternative forms of tourism.
Thematic, Ecotourism, Agrotourism, Geotourism, Cultural Tourism, Congress Tourism, Religious Tourism, Thalassotherapy - Spa, Therapeutic Tourism, Adventure Travel, Sports Tourism, Medical, Yachting, Diving, Gastronomy, etc, represent some of the categories of alternative tourism greatly emphasized in this publication.
The development of alternative tourism is an imperative need for our country, not only for the preservation of its natural environment, the improvement of human living conditions and the development of local, mainly agricultural, communities, but also for the improvement and development of the Greek tourism, the prolongation of the tourist period and the attraction of quality tourism with special interests.
The holding of great sport, congress and cultural events of great range, with complete success and security and the impressive infrastructure projects created, operates as a catalyst for the development of many new forms of tourism (Athletic, Congress, Cultural tourism, etc).
This edition is intended to promote Greece as an ideal alternative tourism destination.Issued in printed, digital and electronic form for sixteenth consecutive years, the publication offers plenty of useful information on each area in the country separately, including its history, culture, natural environment, contemporary lifestyle, infrastructure and potential for attracting new forms of tourism in a bid to bypass seasonality and one-dimensional tourism development by redefining and upgrading our tourist product.
We invite you to a fascinating visit to Greece and we offer you many opportunities to discover its cultural heritage, its rich nature and astounding variety in ecosystems, through the hospitality of traditional lodgings throughout the country and the presence of efficient professionals in the alternative tourism sector with expertly designed tourist products that make Greece an ideal destination for all forms of tourism all year round.
We are expecting you!!