10 Best Greek Islands

04. Rhodes

The island of Rhodes is one of the most visited islands in Greece for having a good number of historical treasures such as Rhodes Footbridge, the Governor’s Palace, Acropolis of Lindos, the Temple of Apollo, and its remarkable medieval old town. Located just near the coast of Turkey in the Dodecanese, the island has great Turkish influences. There are some world class beach resorts you should love staying. You should find the locals particularly very friendly and welcoming. So, never miss exploring its beautiful small villages.

03. Crete

Crete is the most populated and largest of all Greek Islands. You can expect to have a great variety in hotel accommodations, shops, bars, restaurants and night clubs in Crete. Crete is one of the most beautiful and best Greek Islands because it features scenic mountains and gorges and beautiful beaches. So, there are great opportunities to take part in adventure activities such as gorge trekking, horse riding, hiking and mountain climbing, swimming and various water-sports. Crete is a destination perfect for history lovers as well with some wonderful archaeological sites such as Knossos Palace.

02. Mykonos

Mykonos photoMykonos is popular as a cosmopolitan destination. Also known as Chora, Mykonos town is stunningly picturesque with a maze of whitewashed steps lanes and tiny streets. There are a good number of restaurants, bars, cafes, art galleries, boutiques and small shops lined around the streets. The most you will like about Mykonos is its remarkable architecture. Strict building regulations are employed to keep its traditional Cycladic architectural style intact.

01. Santorini

SantoriniThe island is Santorini is not just the best Greek island, it is in fact one of the best and most visited islands in the world. Santorini is known for its 360 degree dramatic views, white-washed houses, stunning sunsets, wonderful and unique beaches, world-class resorts and luxury hotels and its very own active volcano. The capital of the island is Fira which is has a perfect blend of Cycladic and Venetian architecture. Oia village is another stunning location to enjoy the stunning sunsets and amazing architectural beauty of Santorini. You should love the views, the nightlife and culture in this piece of heaven on Earth.

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2 Comments on "10 Best Greek Islands"

  1. These are the most popular and great islands should be visited in Greece. Nice reference.

  2. Hi,

    Awesome pictures! Kos looks like Bora Bora. I cannot get over the color of the water. Stunning. All added to my travel list.

    Thanks for sharing 🙂

    Ryan

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