Choosing a trip to Greece is a fantastic opportunity to enjoy some of the most beautiful scenery in the world and now with Greece’s Medical Tourism industry growing at a rapid pace; it can now be a medically convenient holiday too!
Wellness tourism is one of the most ancient forms of tourism if one considers the scrupulous attention paid to wellbeing by Greeks and Romans. This earliest form of health tourism is directly related to contemporary health and wellness and includes visits to mineral and hot springs.
Water therapy is well known for its beneficial effects on the human body since antiquity in many civilizations. In modern times it is still being practiced and followed by many people both for recreational and medical reasons.
In a healthy and aesthetically beautiful, natural environment each visitor can enjoy wonderful vacation and take care of his health while spending some quality time in various wellness related activities.
This wellness and well-being oriented kind of tourism motivate more and more travellers every year towards improving or maintaining their health and quality of life while focusing on prevention.
Health and Wellness
Greece is one of the most polular destinations in Europe when it comes to Therapeutic Tourism because of the several thermal baths and mineral springs available all over the country.
Finding a balance between mind and body was a concept that the Athenians of ancient Greece bestowed with great importance. The great shrine of Delphi was inscribed with two pieces of philosophy that reflected this belief; “Nothing in excess” and “Know thyself”.
While the effects of sunshine, good food, fresh air and gentle exercise are natural benefits enjoyed by most who holiday here, Greece is the perfect destination for anyone who is seeking a holiday that resonates with health and wellness from start to finish.
Whether you are looking to relax or invigorate your mind and your body, Greece is a destination that overflows with mental and physical sustenance that is guaranteed to sustain your personal well-being.
Convalescence in Greece
Greece is the perfect place to convalesce after treatment and relaxation comes naturally to the Greeks! If you want to recuperate on a sandy beach at the edge of crystal clear waters, you’ll be spoilt for choice. Greece’s beaches all have their own charm and beauty and there are lots to choose from. For the adventurous traveller there are numerous water-based activities on offer along Greece’s coastlines. The rugged mountains invite hikers to explore them and the Greek towns and villages have so much to see and do, whatever your convalescing preferences. There are also 850 thermosprings dotted around the country. Many of them are classified by the National Institute for Geographical and Mineral Research as therapeutic. A trip to the springs could be just the type of relaxation needed after Medical Treatment…..