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Greek islands: variety for every taste. Choose your favourite island!

Cyclades ● Dodecanese ● Ionian islands ● 16 May 2017
 

The Greek islands are numerous, and you can literally find everything you want according to your tastes and what you expect from your vacations. However, it is not always easy to choose a destination, when there is such a great variety. These criteria you should follow will help you to find your favourite destination.

Party, romantic or family-friendly island?

This is an important answer you should answer before you book your tickets and accommodation. In Greece, there are amazing party islands, such as Mykonos and Paros, romantic islands for couples, such as Santorini and Milos, and family-friendly islands, like Samos and Chios, so you just have to think about the style of your vacations.

Santorini

Aegean or Ionian islands?

This question and its answer has to do with the landscape and the character of each group of islands. Aegean Islands are dry and wild, with a unique landscape and extraordinary natural and urban beauty, which can be found in no other place. On the other hand, Ionian Islands have impressive beaches, lush greenery, calm landscape, turquoise waters and cities of Italian style.

Ornos in Mykonos

Famous or unspoiled islands?

Many people want to visit a popular destination, thinking that it is worth visiting and it has every touristic facility they may need. And this is true. Mykonos, Crete or Rhodes are not accidentally so popular, and you will surely find there everything you are asking for. However, if you want privacy and peace, you can visit an unexplored island, such as Kythnos,  Paxoi, Tilos or Sikinos, where you will experience the authentic hospitality of the people and the contact with nature. If you want to combine both, you can choose two islands, the one popular and the other nearby untouched, and have unforgettable vacations.

Paxoi

Big or small islands?

If you want to truly relax and forget your car and the long distances, you can choose a small island, like Koufonisi or Paxoi, where you can go to the beaches by boat and explore the main town on foot. If you want to have many things to do and see, so you won't get bored, a big island, like Samos, Chios, Rhodes, Crete or Kefalonia, is perfect for you.

Koufonisi

Island-Hopping across the Aegean!

Have you ever dreamt of seeing more by paying less? The best experience in order to discover more about Greece in just a few days is called: Island-Hopping. Read more about Island-Hopping across the Aegean and the reasons to try it. Now you have the chance to enjoy an unforgettable journey by visiting a different island every day!

Near Athens, Thessaloniki, Larisa or Patras?

It is a good idea to combine your visit to one of the most popular and biggest cities of Greece with a day-trip or a weekend on one island nearby. Near Athens, you can find amazing islands of the Argosaronic Gulf and Cyclades, such as Hydra or Andros, near Thessaloniki, you can visit Thasos, near Patras, are located the Ionian Islands, and near Larissa and Volos, you can find Sporades.

Skopelos

Where to Stay

Boutique Hotel in Preveza, Greece Daluz Boutique Hotel
Daluz Boutique Hotel
Doridos 2, Psathaki, 48100 Preveza, Greece

Daluz Boutique Hotel is located in the area of Psathaki, approximately a 5-minute walk from the center of Preveza. Aktion Airport is a 20-minute drive away.

Hotel in Chalkidiki, Greece Panorama Spa Hotel
Panorama Spa Hotel
Ouranoupoli, 63075 Chalkidiki, Greece

Panorama Spa Hotel is located in the beautiful village of Ouranoupolis, just a 5-minute walk from the beach. The port, where boats depart for Mount Athos is a 15-minute walk away. Thessaloniki Airport is 116 km away.

Hotel in Delphi, Greece Fedriades Hotel
Fedriades Hotel
46, V. Pavlou & Friderikis str., 33054 Delphi, Greece

Centrally located in the picturesque village of Delphi, Fedriades Hotel is a 10-minute walk from the famous Archaeological Site and the Museum of Delphi. The scenic Arachova village is at 11 km, while the Parnassus ski center is at 20 km. Deplhi can be reached within a 2,5 hour drive from Athens.


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