10 Best Greek Islands

Let’s be honest. Greece is known for its insane beauty and its tasty food. Any island you decide to visit, you will experience a strong culture, beautiful beaches and landscapes, great and fresh food and welcoming people.

 

1. Santorini

Location: Cyclades

Famous for: Sunrise, wine, volcano, white eggplant

What to do: Sunset in Oia, Winery, Black pebble beach.

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Village of Oia in Santorini at sunset
Santorini at sunset

2. Crete

Location: Crete

Famous for: Traditional dialect, Raki, Mantinades, History

What to do: Elafonissi beach, Balos beach & Lagoon, Knossos Archaeological Site, Gramvousa Fortress.

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Elafonissi Beach

3. Zante – Zakynthos

Location: Ionian Sea

Famous for: Intense nightlife, raisins, olives, honey, herbs

What to do: Navagio beach, Porto Limnionas beach, Xygia Sulphur Beach

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Navagio Beach

 

4. Kefalonia

Location: Ionian Sea

Famous for: Wines, Olives, Turtles

What to do: Assos, Myrtos Beach, Venetian Lighthouse of Fiscardo

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Myrtos Beach

5. Paros

Location: Cyclades

Famous for: Architecture, Golden sand, exotic beaches

What to do: Parikia Town, Kolymbithres Beach, Lageri beach

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Paros Port

 

6. Chios

Location: Aegean Sea

Famous for: Mastic, Mastello, Architecture

What to do: Pyrgi, Mavra Volia, Vrontados, Daskalopetra

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7. Milos

Location: Cyclades

Famous for: Rocks, Volcano origin, Caves

What to do: Sarakiniko Beach, Kleftiko Beach

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Sarakiniko Beach
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Kleftiko Beach

 

 

8. Lefkada

Location: Ionian Sea

Famous for: Crystal clear beaches, Historic sites, Landscape beauty, Savoro

What to do: Egremni Beach, Kathisma Beach, Nydri Waterfalls

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Nydri Waterfalls

 

 

9. Folegandros

Location: Cyclades

Famous for: Wine, Matsata, Souroto, Kalassouna, Karpouzenia

What to do: Livadaki Beach, Latinaki Beach, Agios Nikolaos Beach

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Livadaki Beach

 

 

10. Ios

Location: Cyclades

Famous for: Crazy nightlife, Chora, Traditional Food

What to do: Mylopotas Beach, Manganari Beach, La Tomba di Omero

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