Greece is famous for its countless beautiful islands and the crystal water of its sea, in particular the Aegean Sea with its many islands.
The most famous archipelago in the Aegean Sea, the Cyclades, comprises some of the most beautiful islands in the world, characterized by gorgeous sandy beaches, the typical architecture in white and blue, traditional lifestyle, folk music and the warmth and hospitality of their inhabitants.
One of the most famous islands worldwide and a favorite destination of the jet set is Mykonos, extremely beautiful and well known for its bare hills, the amazing sandy beaches, the lively nightlife and the typical Cycladic architecture.
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Then Santorini, another precious gem of the Aegean, which is actually a group of islands consisting of Thira, Thirassiá, Asproníssi, Palea and Nea Kaméni in the southernmost part of Cyclades.
Another popular destination is Ios, called by the locals “Nios”, it is said to have been the birthplace of Homer’s mother and the place of his own tomb.
The islet of Antiparos, lying southwest of Paros, is ideal for a relaxing and peaceful holiday.
Again Syros, the island where Greek tradition and western influence blend perfectly. Ermoúpoli (that means “the city of Hermes”) is the island’s capital town and has been the first important trade and industrial center of the country in the 19th century.
Patmos is an Island of Dodecanese with distinctive character. It has a very peaceful laid back atmosphere, crystal clear waters, natural beauty and quality entertainment. The monastery of St. John that was sent here in exile is visible from everywhere.
To finish Zakynthos, or Zante, which is among the most beautiful and popular islands of the Ionian Sea. Located south of Kefalonia, it is famous throughout the world for the crystal beaches and the intense nightlife, which makes it a frequent destination for the youth.