About Greece

Greece: 'Live the Myths, Explore the Experiences'
From the very dawn of history this ancient land has played an influential role in shaping the world as we know it today. Greece is a country full of culture, myth and legend and a nation proud of its rich heritage and traditions.
 Famed for the beauty of its landscape, Greece is unique, for it seems that the Greek gods themselves have scattered little pieces of paradise into the sea which we so lovingly know as the Greek islands.

Whatever your interests, whatever lifestyle you choose to adopt, you can be sure of a warm welcome from the people of Greece. A healthy climate, good food and wine, a new Leptos home, a new and exciting lifestyle, a dream finally realized. Acquire your sea front holiday home on peaceful Paros, cosmopolitan Santorini or glorious Crete and combine holidays or retirement home with a tailor-made investment.
 

Why Greece?

  • EU member country
  • Unparalleled beauty and diversity in landscape & Vegetation
  • Healthy Mediterranean climate with 320 sunny days a year
  • 428 blue – flagged beaches & 16.000 km of coastline
  • Unique 'island hopping' – 6.000 islands & isles
  • Ideal for outdoor activities & sports of all kinds
  • World's healthiest diet – exquisite local cuisine & wines
  • Friendly and hospitable people, relaxed lifestyle
  • English is widely spoken
  • Safe: at the top of the EU list
  • Rich history & culture – innumerable sites of interest
  • Vivid modern life (culture & social)
  • Advanced infrastructure & expertise in professional services
  • Excellent medical facilities
  • Strong banking system – considers financing to non-Greeks
  • Excellent domestic transport connections
  • Great investment: rising property prices, high capital gains, growing rentals
  • Laws regulations becoming more 'investor friendly' · Low cost of living

Greek Economy:

Euro zone - Free Market Economy - International Banking System - Double tax treaties

Geography

Geography

Time Zone: Time Greece GMT +2 Calling code: The international calling code of Greece is +30

Greece is located in south-eastern Europe, on the southern end of the Balkan Peninsula (Haemus peninsula); it lies at the meeting point of three continents – Europe, Asia and Africa.

The enchanting capital of Greece has always been a birthplace for civilization; Athens, the city with the most glorious history in the world, a city worshipped by gods and people, a magical city where democracy was born and most of the wise men of ancient times.

Eighty percent of the country consists of mountains or hills, making Greece one of the most mountainous countries of Europe; furthermore, it has 16,000 kilometres of coastline of which 7,500 are found around the thousand islands of the Greek archipelago, a truly unparalleled phenomenon on the European continent.

The wealth and diversity of the Greek seas, the endless kilometers of the Greek coast and the thousands of Greek islands, the protected sea areas thousands of square kilometers, the mild climate, the high percentage of sunshine and its interesting and varying landscape make Greece the ideal destination for the development of sea activities. This advantage is strengthened both by thousands of years of marine tradition and by conditions favorable for sea travelling: the Greek seas are considered safe, distances between coasts are small, while conditions related to wind strength, and sea temperatures are equally favorable.
 
Culture

Culture

Apart from the rare landscapes and special natural beauties, nature also endowed Greece with springs with important therapeutic properties. Spas are part of the country's national wealth, while their therapeutic properties were already known in ancient times. Greece is one of the richest countries in the world in terms of natural spas. Thermal and mineral springs appear at 850 different geographical locations.

Natural therapeutic springs are found in many different places in Greece, and the water from specific springs differs from ordinary water owing either to its high temperature, or to the presence of rare active components.

With one of the best climates in the world, with a unique variety of nature, as well as one of the healthiest diets in the world, Greece is the ideal proposal for psychological and physical health and the search for well-being!

In addition to the majestic picturesque landscape, ideal climate,and lifestyle,the healthy diet and taste of the Greek Mediterranean cuisine cannot be over looked. Traditional Greek cuisine is based on the pure products based on the pure products from Greek Mother Nature to form a balanced nutritional model that can ensure a better quality of life and physical health. Products with unique qualities and unsurpassable nutrition include the olive and extra virgin oil, dairy products,honey,ouzo,fish, juices,water,nuts,wines,mastic from Chios,crocus and many more.

 
 
General Info

General Info

  • Capital of Greece: Athens
  • Official Language: Greek
  • Currency: Euro (€)
  • Climate: Mediterranean
  • Geography: Greece is located in south-eastern Europe
  • Total Area: 131,957 km2 consisting of 3 main geographic areas
  • Population: 11.3m (2010 estimate)
  • Government Type: Presidential Parliamentary Democracy
  • Economy: The Greek economy is based on the principles of free economy and is bound by the regulations of the world organizations that it is a member of, such as ECOFIN and WTO.
 


LEPTOS ESTATES AVAILABLE PROJECTS

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Aphrodite Seafront I & II - Chania

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