Many are surprised that Greece is in the Balkans but the mainland of Greece is technically referred to as part of the Balkan Peninsula.
Greece is an obvious choice for holiday-makers. People have been coming to Greece for years because of its incredible greek islands, the ancient Greek history which nearly all of us are familiar with, and the food – oh the food!
Population: 10.7 million
Safe to drink tap water? Yes, in most places but always check with your accommodation