Top 10 List of Greece Islands to Visit


Top 10 List of Greece Islands to Visit

God has blessed Greece with the most amount of beauty. Anyone with agree with the fact that Greece is one of the most beautiful places to visit on Earth. It is an absolutely heavenly place where you will only see beauty as far as your eyes can see. Beautiful beaches, white sand and pretty white homes are synonymous to Greece. The immense beauty of Greece has made a hub for travellers. Every category of traveller be it nature lover or adventurous, solitude seeker or a night life lover absolutely love Greece.

Greece is also known as Hellenic Republic. The national capital of Greece is Athens. Greece comprises of many small islands. All the islands are filled with enthralling beauty. All of them are popular among the tourists but, we have shortlisted the ten most beautiful and amazing islands of Greece.

Take a look at the top 10 Greece Islands to visit:

10 Thessaloniki

Top 10 List of Greece Islands to Visit
Thessaloniki–Photo via /travelmassive.com

Thessaloniki is one of the most beautiful Greece Islands. It is the second largest city in Greece and also the capital of Northern Greece’s Macedonian region. This island is known for its night life. It is a heaven for the people who look for good fun on their holiday. It is also a great place for the art lovers.

Thessaloniki is Greece’s cultural capital. The city hosts many lively festivals as well as social events. Many tourists from over the world turn up to witness the events and festivals.

The best places to visit here are the gorgeous museums and art galleries. There are many amazing food markets in this island that serve the most delicious food. You can also indulge in an enthralling and relaxing experience in Turkish baths. There are many amazing night clubs and entertainment centre in Thessaloniki.


9 Gavdos

Sarakiniko beach, Gavdos–Photo via .cretanbeaches.com

This island brings the travellers face to face with the old culture and tradition of Greece and this island. It is Europe’s southernmost island.

This island has many beautiful beaches and the best experience is to sleep in a tent on the beach. It offers a once in a kind experience. The beaches of Gavdos are perhaps the most gorgeous beaches in Greece. The major beaches include Potamos, Ioannis and Agios.


8 Milos

Milos–Photo via www.voyagevirtuel.co.uk

On number 8 is Milos. This place is most popular for the discovery of the statue of “Venus de Milo”.

This small island harbours the most scenic landscapes. It is situated in the south- west of the Cyclades. The scenic beauty of this island comprises of lunar landscapes with pristine white sand and rocks.

This small island has around 70 gorgeous beaches. The most beautiful beaches of this island include Papikinou, Pollonia, Sarakiniko, Papafragas and many more. Some beaches of this island have white sand while some have black sand. The beautiful sand that circumference aquamarine or cobalt blue water takes the breath away.


7 Icaria

Top 10 List of Greece Islands to Visit
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Icaria is one of the most amazing islands of Greece. It is situated in the Aegean Sea which is about 20 kilo meter from Samos.

This island is named after “Icarus”, the Greek mythological God who was the son of Daedalus. According to the mythology, Icarus tried to escape from beautiful Crete and while doing so, he fell into the sea as he went too close to the sun.

The island stretches only about 99 square mile. The wild and the mountain make this island inaccessible. There are many small lakes in rivers in this island. There are beautiful forests of oak and pine.

This is an ideal place for the people who have an inclination towards wild and adventure. Hiking is the best thing to do here.

The bath house of Therma is also a place to visit. Here you can enjoy the thermal water. The island is also known for its beautiful architecture. The most beautiful beaches of this island include Iero, Kilpsirtis, Agios Giorgi, Prioni, and many more.


6 Rhodes

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Rhodes is another beautiful island in this list. It is also loaded with natural beauty. The name Rhodes is derived from “rhodon” which is a Greek word for flower.

This island has many beautiful historic sites. It is apt for the travellers who want to see the historic side of this island. The most popular site on this island is the castle of Kritinia. Kritinia is a beautiful Venetian fort of 16th century. The city centre of Rhodes was declared the UNESCO World Heritage site in the year 1988. The Colossus, which is a 30 m beautiful statue of Helios, the sun God is the major attraction.

Rhodes has many other beautiful things to see. There are beautiful beaches, villages and picturesque towns in this island.

Rhodes is on number 6 in the top 10 list of Greece Islands to visit.


5 Paros

Top 10 List of Greece Islands to Visit
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On number 5 is Paros. It is one of the most pristine islands of all the Greece Islands. This island has the most scenic villages. All the villages look like canvas where white- washed houses are beautifully painted.

This island houses natural beauty. The best time to visit her is summer when the Meltemi winds welcome the beach goers to enjoy some cool breeze. This also makes it an apt place for kiteboarding and windsurfing. Windsurfing is one of the most popular activities to do there.  It is a heaven for all the adventure lovers. The major beaches include Pounda, Golden beach, New Golden Beach and Santa Maria.


4 Crete

Top 10 List of Greece Islands to Visit
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Crete Island is Wild West of Greece. It is one of the most beautiful islands in Greece and also, the largest of all the islands. This island houses the legendary Palace of Knossos which is a major crowd puller. This beautiful Bronze Age complex is the oldest city of Europe. It dates back to 7000 BC.

The island has many pristine coastlines. There are several beautiful beaches. For party lovers, Malia is the place to be. It is a beautiful party town. There are many beautiful hillside villages scattered all over the island. This island is known for wine production, olive oil and delicious cheese. It has many agricultural areas. The best delicacy to eat here is taverna or kafenio.


3 Naxos

Naxos–Photo via YouTube

Think of beautiful beaches, think of Naxos. The largest island in Cyclades is known for its string of beautiful beaches. The beaches sit beautifully on the west coast.

The major tourist attraction here is Venetian. It is the main town of Naxos Island. Here, you will see interesting ruins as well as local dairy and produce. If you want a taste of traditional Greece, you must head to this island. There are many beautiful traditional villages in this island. There are as many as 46 villages in Naxos.

You will spot beautiful bakeries and cafes. There are also a few beautiful churches on this island.

If you want to taste the delicious baked products, head to Kinidaros. It is known for its traditional oven fired by wood. Hear to some mesmerising music while soaking in the delicious smell coming out from the bakery.

Stay is not at all an issue on this island. There are various gorgeous villas on this island that offer a comfortable stay.


2 Mykonos

Mykonos–Photo via http://argo-mykonos.gr

Mykonos is the party destination of Greece. It is the best place to visit for the travellers who like to party on their holiday. It is one of the most popular travel destinations not only in Greece but, also in whole of world.

The island showcases narrow lanes, beautiful whitewashed houses. The architecture of this island is drop dead gorgeous.

The beaches of this island are pretty famous. They are considered as the most beautiful beaches. The best beaches include Elia, Paradise beach, Panormos and Kalafati beach.


1 Santorini

Top 10 List of Greece Islands to Visit
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Santorini is the most famous island in Greece. It is the most favourite among the tourists.

Santorini is a treat for any traveller. It is gorgeous, pristine and heavenly. Everything about Santorini is amazing. It is a ideal tourist spot for the travellers who spent every single moment on this island coated with fun.

During the day, you can spend time on the most gorgeous beaches and then head for a party during the night. Santorini has an amazing nightlife.

The Beaches of Santorini features rugged black sand of volcanic. The beautiful blue sea and clear sky make the beaches even more beautiful. The most amazing beaches of Santorini include Red Beach. Red beach derive its name from the lava coloured sand. Another most beautiful beach of Santorini is the white beach, Perissa and Kamari.

Fira is one of the most beautiful villages of Greece situated on the Western side of Santorini.


Top 10 List of Greece Islands to Visit

No.  List of Greece Islands to Visit
1 Santorini
2 Mykonos
3 Naxos
4 Crete
5 Paros
6 Rhodes
7 Icaria
8 Milos
9 Gavdos
10 Thessaloniki

There are many other beautiful islands in Greece that are loved by all the tourists. The love of travellers for Greece has made it one of the most sought of travel destination in the whole world.

 

 

 

Top 10 List of Greece Islands to Visit

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