Athens Express (SA), established in 1946, is one of the first tour operators in Greece. In its seven decades of operational success, the company has expanded its offer of services, offering a high and varied quality of products to agents from all over the world. Today, Athens Express is one of the most considered Greek companies in the European Community . The company also maintains a strong presence in South America in both Spanish-speaking and Brazilian countries. More recently, its presence has been activated in emerging markets like China and India, as well as in the existing ones of the USA. And Canada.
We have a technological platform of its own that allows easy and flexible access to all our services, ranging from hotel reservation, transportation, cruises, tours, pilgrims and wedding trips to tourist or incentive groups, as well as cultural or Congresses This allows us to offer a high level of service and ensure a very good relationship between quality and price.
Greece, officially Hellenic Republic is a sovereign member of the European Union located at the southern tip of the Balkan Peninsula on the shores of the Mediterranean Sea bordering Bulgaria, the Republic of Macedonia and Albania to the north, the northeast with Turkey and the west And south with the Ionian Sea and the Mediterranean.
Its surface is 132,562 km including inland waters of the Aegean basin, islands and islets and has a population of about 11.5 million inhabitants.
Greece is divided into 7 decentralized administrations divided in 13 peripheries, these in 74 peripheral units and the latter in 325 municipalities. There is a separate region, Mount Athos, which has its own autonomy under Greek sovereignty.
Modern Greece has its origin in the civilization of ancient Greece, considered the cradle of Western civilization. In fact, for the West is the birthplace of democracy, Western philosophy, the Olympic Games, Western literature and the study of history, politics and the most important principles of mathematics and science. Its legacy is reflected in the 17 sites considered World Heritage by UNESCO. Greece is currently a developed state with a very high Human Development Index. Greece has also been a member of the European Union since 1981 and the Monetary and Economic Union since 2001, NATO since 1952 and the European Space Agency since 2005. He is also a founding partner of the United Nations, OECD and the Cooperation Organization Of the Black Sea. Besides Athens, which is its capital, other important cities are Thessaloniki, Piraeus, Patras, Heraclion and Lárisa.