What are the most beautiful places for a holiday in Greece? Greece is simply one of the perfect destinations for your summer. And the Greek islands are perfection in perfection. Today we will take you to discover the best places to go in Greece during your vacation!
Santorini is the southernmost island of the Cyclades archipelago in the Aegean Sea. Volcanic, perched on a caldera, with the typical white houses overlooking the blue sea: Santorini is one of the most beautiful islands in the world. Many cruises call here every year and millions of visitors have already sailed around here at least once. Black beaches, clear waters and romantic landscapes: that’s what awaits you! Santorini is unique.
Mykonos is also part of the Cyclades group, but its nature is very different from that of the discreet and romantic Santorini. Alternative and very lively, it is one of the most popular destinations for young people looking for fun and entertainment. Windy, authentic and wild, in one word: beautiful! Book your trip here.
The city of Chania, or Hania, stands on the ruins of the ancient settlement of Kydonia, the most important center of the Minoan civilization after the fall of Knossos. During the Venetian rule, the city experienced its maximum splendor, so much so that Chania, called in Italian, is called the Venice of the East.
This historic city was also the capital of Crete until 1971. Chania is home to the most beautiful port in Crete and is the base for many excursions to the west of the island. The city center is very elegant thanks to the beautiful Venetian and Turkish palaces, the beautiful cathedral in the large square, the minaret of the church of Agios Nikolaos, the mosque of the Janissaries. If you want to travel around Chania for convenience you will need a car, there are many Chania car rentals but not all of them have a large variety of cars but you will manage to find what you need.
Corfu was the last stop on Ulysses’ amazing journey (remember Feaka Island?), Jason and the Argonauts stopped here and … well, now maybe it’s your turn to visit the area. Corfu (Kerkyra in Greek) is a legendary island that will charm you with its beautiful beaches: soak up the sun in Paleocatritsa, you won’t regret it!
Third island of the Dodecanese, after Rhodes and Karpathos, Kos is an island of beauty still intact. Hippocrates, the father of medicine, operated here in ancient times, and there are numerous archaeological sites on the island (from the temple of Aesculapius to medieval fortresses). But also deserted beaches, blue waters, good food and … come and discover the rest for yourself!
It is the largest island in the Cyclades archipelago and one of the greenest and wildest in all of Greece. to Naxos There are nearly 100 kilometers of white beaches and crystal clear sea, which makes the island comparable (fits perfectly!) to beautiful Hawaii. Legend has it that Dionysus fell in love with Ariadne, abandoned on the island by Theseus.