Are you looking for a perfect plan for this vacation? Travel to islands greeks! Logically, you will not be able to visit them all, since we are talking about around 1,400 islands, of which only 227 are inhabited, but if you have the opportunity, do not hesitate to travel to some of the most beautiful.
Divided into six large archipelagos (Saronic, Cycladic, Dodecanese, Sporadic, Ionian and North Aegean Islands), the Greek islands are a true paradise for the traveler, who can find art, culture, history, exquisite gastronomy and landscapes in them. spectacular. To make it easier for you when choosing your destination, today we are going to talk about the best islands in Greece. To do this, we will base ourselves on the ranking that TripAdvisor has prepared based on the opinions and comments of its own users. Do you want to join us?
Santorini, Cyclades Islands
First of all, we want to talk about Santorini, recognized throughout the world for its white houses embedded in cliffs and its sapphire-colored waters. Considered one of the best islands in the world, Santorini also offers sandy beaches black, quiet towns and spectacular sunsets.
We continue our tour of the best islands of Greece in Crete, which is of great historical and mythological importance. And it is that, according to legend, here nation Zeus, King of the gods. In addition, it was the cradle of the first modern civilization on the continent, and contains numerous archaeological and historical sites, as well as beaches of immense beauty.
Zakynthos, Ionian Islands
The third best island in Greece is, according to TripAdvisor users, Zakynthos, which is the largest Ionian island. It stands out for its beaches, although it must also be taken into account that the music It is very important in the local culture, being able to enjoy festivals and concerts practically every night of the week.
In fourth place we find Rhodes, which is the largest of the Dodecanese islands. The city stands out medieval, which is very well preserved, in addition to the small towns and tourist resorts. In fact, here you will find numerous tourist attractions: beaches, monuments, bars ...
Kefalonia, Ionian Islands
Kefalonia is located this year in fifth place on the island, among other things thanks to the color Sapphire of its waters. Home to Odysseus, this island has natural enclaves as beautiful as Drogarti caves. In addition, you will love to know the antiquities of the Archaeological Museum of Argostoli and enjoy some of the private coves on the island.
Mykonos, Cyclades Islands
The next island in the ranking is the well-known Mykonos, which stands out for its whites buildings, its golden sand beaches and crystal clear waters, and its nightlife offer. In addition, here you can practice all kinds of water sports.
Corfu, Ionian Islands
In ninth position we find Corfu, an island located 25 kilometers from the Albanian coast where you can find white house villages, numerous churches Byzantines, Venetian fortresses and a lively nightlife. Also, we must not forget that it is a very cosmopolitan island with Greek, French and British influences.
Naxos, Cyclades Islands
In ninth place we find the island of Naxos, which offers a mixture of ruins ancient and coastal culture. It is the largest island in the Cyclades and, according to legend, is the place where Zeus spent his childhood.
Eláfonisos is in ninth position this year. He makes travelers fall in love with the tranquility that you can breathe here, for its colorful flowers and for its white and soft sand accompanied by a blue-green sea.
Finally, we want to talk about Skiathos, which is ranked number 10 on the TripAdvisor list. Packed with pine forests, it also offers archaeological ruins and spectacular beaches.
Top 10 Must-See Greek Islands (July 2020)