Greece in southeastern Europe is largely located on the Balkan Peninsula, with extensive coastlines and countless islands in the Aegean, Ionian and Mediterranean Seas. Greece borders with Albania, Bulgaria, Republic of Macedonia and Turkey. It is a tourist attraction because of the beautiful beaches in the sunny climate and the cultural heritage of Greek antiquity. Greece has, due to its location on the Mediterranean Sea, a Mediterranean climate, with warm dry summers and cooler wet winters. It is said that the sun shines 300 days a year.