Best Greek Islands:
An island that's perfect for cycling with its many trails as well as for the more adventurous who want to windsurf, Kos s a Greek island in the south Sporades group of the Dodecanese with superb beaches, lively and laid back resorts alongside clear blue waters.
Escape world realities and every day life in the stunning island of Santorini. Glamorous and breathtaking, Santorini offers stunning views from sky-high towns, alluring galleries, diverse and delicious cuisine and a varied nightlife from lively to laid back.
Zakynthos is the largest of the Ionian Islands, and it's as fruitful as it is beautiful, boasting picture-perfect paradise beaches and a lively yet chilled-out city area. There is a bounty of crops like olives and grapes to be found here alongside exciting music concerts and festivals.
This is one place that Greek identity is not lost, and glittering under the sunlight, Mykonos stands proud with its glamorous reputation and charming nature. Here you'll find a mix of fashionistas, holidaymakers and cruise ship crowds all enthralled by the magic of Mykonos Town.
This tiny Greek island in the northwest Aegean Sea is full of archaeological ruins, pine forests, lively cafes and, of course, stunning beaches. You can sail the shimmering waters in a catamaran, hike to the medieval ruins or experience the nudist Banana Beach.
Rich in Byzantine culture, with churches, venetian fortresses and whitewashed houses, Corfu is the name of both the island and the main town. It is by far the most popular Ionian island with holidaymakers who flock to the cosmopolitan shores for its fantastic beaches, great food and vibrant nightlife.
Stunning beaches and glittering blue seas teamed with delicious fresh food and a laid back lifestyle, Kefalonia is a must-visit Greek island. With sapphire waters, enchanting caverns and magnificent archaeological sites, this Greek island caters to all holidaymakers.
Beaches, bars, ancient sites and authentic Greek life - this is what you'll find on the largest of the twelve Dodecanese islands on the Aegean's eastern edge. Rhodes has high-rise hotels lining the northern and eastern coastlines while small chocolate-box villages and more laid back resorts dominate the island's other shores.
Crete is the largest of the Greek islands and a haven of paradise beaches, party hotspots, great restaurants and cafes and beautiful turquoise lagoons. Worth visiting is the old harbour town with a medieval heart - Chania, as well as the Agios Nikolaos church located on the mountain road above Maheri.
Think beach galore! In Paros there's a perfect stretch of golden sand for everyone, including families, couples, party people, honeymooners and water enthusiasts. A must-visit is the Byzantine “church of 100 doors” in the capital city of Parikia, or have a go at kitesurfing and admire the whitewashed buildings from the sea.
Pretty villages, beautiful beaches and must-visit museums make up the largest Greek island in the Cyclades – Naxos, which was also the centre of archaic Cycladic culture. It is said that this was the childhood home of none other than Zeus, king of the Greek gods.
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