- Dates: June 2015
- Duration: 7 days
- Location: Samothraki/Samothrace, Greece
- Price: 1250 Euros
G reece is officially the Hellenic Republic and known since ancient times as Hellas, is a country in Southeast Europe. Greece is one of the world’s most popular destinations with ancient and modern attractions such as museums of the ancient and Byzantine eras and archaeological sites and cities, all of them historical monuments which have inspired modern education and culture around the world.
Greece’s population is around 11 million. Athens is the nation’s capital and the largest city. Greece has the 11th longest coastline in the world at 13,676 km (8,498 mi) in length, boasting a vast number of islands (approximately 1,400, of which 227 are inhabited), including Crete, the Cyclades, and the Ionian Islands among others. Eighty percent of Greece consists of mountains, of which Mount Olympus is the highest, at 2,917 m (9,570 ft). Modern Greece traces its roots to the civilization of Ancient Greece, considered the cradle of Western civilization. As such it is the birthplace of democracy, Western philosophy, the Olympic Games, Western literature, political science, major scientific and mathematical principles and Western drama. The cultural and technological achievements of Greece greatly influenced the world, both East and West. Many aspects of the Greek civilization were imparted to the East thanks to Alexander the Great’s campaigns, and to the West since Roman times.
An enchanted Greek island in the northern Aegean Sea that is rich in natural wonders. It boasts clear streams, cascading waterfalls and rock ponds for swimming. The secluded coastline has both sand and pebble beaches to uncover. With its high mountain ranges and lush plant life, you will be able to relax and rejuvenate. Like thousands of people who were initiated during ancient times, explore the Sanctuary of the Great Gods, a religious sanctuary celebrated throughout the world of Ancient Greece for its Mystery religion. Enjoy Greece with Go Inspired for an adventure of a lifetime!
Discover both the bustling and quiet towns of this island and capture the breathtaking views of the sea. A treat to remember, relaxing in the natural sulfur springs is not to be missed. Long a secret of the northern Greeks, Samothrace is now starting to open to tourists. Don’t miss out on an opportunity to discover this Greek island.
In 2012, Samothraki received the QualityCoast Award for its efforts to become a sustainable tourist destination. Goats outnumber the people 33 to 1 on this island. A great treasure to bring home is a goat bell. Make sure to sample the delicious food this island has to offer though beware of the hint of hot pepper and taste a drink called Restina.