Greece is one of the world's most popular tourist destinations with ancient and modern attractions such as museum of the ancient and Byzantine areas and archeological sites and cities, all of them historical monuments which have inspired modern education and culture around the world. With an area of 131.940 square kilometers, Greece is about the same size as England and New York state. Over 3000 Greek islands are scattered around the Eastern Mediterranean, with roughly 200 of them inhabited.
Italy is the 72nd largest nation in the world with a population of 60 million or more and the nation has a density of 208 people per square kilometer. The capital city is Rome. Major cities are Florence, Milan, Naples, and Venice. The spoken language is Italian. Not surprisingly, Italy is the home of the greatest number of UNESCO World Heritage sites in the world. It is also famous worldwide for its delicious cuisine, its trendy fashions, luxury sports cars and motorcycles, as well as for its many beautiful coasts, alpine lakes and mountains (the Alps and Apennines).
Portugal is a country on the Iberian Peninsula, in Southwestern Europe. It is the westernmost country of mainland Europe. To the west and south it is bordered by the Atlantic Ocean and to the east and north by Spain. The Portugal–Spain border is 1,214 kilometres (754 miles) long and considered the longest uninterrupted border within the European Union. The republic also includes the Atlantic archipelagos of the Azores and Madeira, both autonomous regions with their own regional governments.
Portugal is a developed country with a high-income advanced economy and a high living standard. It is the 5th most peaceful country in the world, maintaining a unitary semi-presidential republican form of government.