Greece is one of the most picture-perfect travel destinations!
Check out the stunning island images, mostly painted in blue and white, if you doubt me in the slightest.
While you will travel along with the Greek islands, you can find a of maze of perfectly constructed blue and white patterned houses (only to confuse the pirates in the Aegean, now only serving as beautiful alleys for tourists).
Let me find you five of the Best Greek Islands that will give you ample opportunities for sightseeing, beach fun, hiking, and a lot more, and try to make your holiday truly one to remember!
This is one of the most popular islands in Greece. Loaded with many tourist destinations catering to likes of every genre of tourist like Food & Wine Tours, Boating Tours, Walking and Hiking, Jet Skiing, and Cruise Surfing, just some of the options for people on holiday in Santorini.
A winery tour is a must-have experience here.
For cruise lovers, there are options like a sunset or day cruises, where you will get to enjoy the best food onboard. Adventurous activities like walking the volcano and swimming in hot springs, watching the sunset, sunrise snorkeling, scuba diving, and exploring the beach beauty of Greece.
To enjoy the best and freshest seafood lunch or dinner served on board, opt for the Santorini fishing tour and photography tour. The island’s natural and unique sightseeing features via road trip will leave you mesmerized on this beautiful Greek island.
With the picture above, it’s always a good thing to keep abreast of life. You can find the some of the best nightlife and clubbing opportunities on this fantastic Greek island. It is also known for its summer party atmosphere on the beaches, such as Paradise and Super Paradise, where the world’s finest DJs and clubs stay open past dawn.
Chora is the local name for Mykonos town located on this island. The iconic landmarks of this island include a row of 16th-century windmills located on the hill above Mykonos town.
You will find Cubiform houses in the maze-like lanes with traditional blue doors and shutters.
Matoyianni Street is best for retail shopping with various high-end shopping options, cafes, and art galleries.
Little Venice town has waterfront bars, restaurants, and houses with colorful balconies and bougainvillea enhancing their decor.
Panagia Paraportiani is a mesmerizing whitewashed Church that is the center of attraction for tourists. Various archaeological sites can be explored at Delos, a great Cosmopolitan Mediterranean port, which is the UNESCO World Heritage site.
Ftelia beach here is a favorite destination for windsurfers.
This is the largest of the Greek Island, lined with beautiful beaches, historical sites, fascinating island walks, and lots of wonderful small villages and towns waiting to be discovered.
Chania is the most charming town on this island where you can explore western Crete.
Agios Nikolaos is another beautiful town that accommodates everyone looking for a comfortable and relaxing, and less expensive holiday destination.
Rethymnon is less-polished and uncrowded for more high-end tourists. But Elounda town is the contrast of Rethymnon and has the greatest luxuries and sightseeing destinations. Knossos, located outside Heraklion, is one of the best historical sites on the island.
Elafonisi is the best beach on this Island. Enjoy hiking tours, food tasting, and walking tours to explore the beauty of this charming old town.
This Island in Greece is one of the best destinations for lively nightlife, sightseeing, and living in wonderfully constructed whitewashed houses in maze-like lanes. Paros can be reached in 2 hours by ferry from Santorini and Mykonos.
The most charming town on this island is Parikia and Naoussa, where there are maginificent beaches for sunbathing, water sports, and an abundance of restaurants, bars, and of course, superb nightlife.
Enjoy evening strolls, shopping, picnicking on the spectacular beaches like Kolymbithres, Chrissi Akti, Santa Maria, and Farah.
This is one of the most family-friendly islands in Greece. With a little bit of everything, you will love exploringn this island during your trip; great beaches, many historical sites, mesmerizing Greek villages, mouth-watering food, excellent hiking and a little bit of nightlife (slightly less hyped and lower on energy, though).
You can stay in Naxos town by George beach and explore the rest of the beaches on this island in the daytime.
Saint George or Agios Georgios beach is a very child-friendly owing to its gentle slopes and calm water, where you can enjoy water sports with the kids. The sand is also good. As you head towards the south, beaches become less crowded. Agios Prokopios, Agia Anna, Plaka, and Mukti Vigla are some of the best choices on this Island.
Greece has some of the most romantic islands worldwide and is one of the best honeymoon destinations internationally, especially Santorini. If nightlife attracts you more, Mykonos will be your kind of island where you can party like there is no tomorrow! Milos is another beautiful island here which would offer the otherworldly feeling.