Santorini is a must-see island that has it all – from hypnotic sunset views of volcanoes rising out of blue seas. Photo: foundthewworld

Greece has become more and more appealing to tourists all over the world. The charming islands of Greece are indeed the ideal destinations for tourists who have the desire to explore and experience the beauty of our world.

The Paradise place of Greece. Photo: greece.com
The Paradise place of Greece. Photo: greece.com

1. Santorini

Santorini is the most luxurious island of Greece. The island is surrounded by Aegean Sea and is a part of Cyclades group of Greek islands. The most symbolic image of the island is houses and building carved into cliffs, having white color topped with half-spheres blue roofs. The Mediterranean climate is warm and the sun shines all year round on the beautifully endless beaches.

Santorini is a must-see island that has it all – from hypnotic sunset views of volcanoes rising out of blue seas. Photo: foundthewworld
Santorini is a must-see island that has it all – from hypnotic sunset views of volcanoes rising out of blue seas. Photo: foundthewworld

Santorini is originally a volcanic island, hence, some slight earthquakes can be felt when you are on the island. Besides that, the capital of the island – Fira is built 260m above the sea level, next to the craters.

Fira is a capital of the island where was crowed resident. Photo: foundthewworld
Fira is a capital of the island where there is the most crowed resident. Photo: foundthewworld
The small alley in the heart of Santorini, Greece. Photo: pyramisinternational
The small alley in the heart of Santorini, Greece. Photo: pyramisinternational

The most outstanding beach here is probably Red Beach with its very extreme beauty, exactly right with the name of its color. In addition to it, the beaches of Kamari, Perissa, and Vlihada, etc. are not only good choices for tourists to make a boat journey around but especially in the sunset, also create a perfect and glamorous setting for any romantic soul.

Red Beach is well-known and is in the top 10 best beaches in the world. Photo: top10bd24
Red Beach is well-known and is in the top 10 best beaches in the world. Photo: top10bd24

2. Rhodes (Rodos)

Rhodes Island belongs to Aegean Sea and is the largest island of the Dodecanese archipelago. The island is known for its perfect blend of Africa, Europe, and Asia with top-notch hotels and the world famous exclusive fashion boutiques.

The overview of Rhodes Island – Greece Photo: truegreece
The overview of Rhodes Island – Greece Photo: truegreece

With stunningly beautiful coastline and stretching pristine white sand beach, Lindos is the most popular beach in Rhodes Island. On the other hand, Traganou beach – famous for its impressive caves – is the ideal place for those who are into diving.

The renowned beach in Rhodes is Lindos. Photo: tripadvisor
The renowned beach in Rhodes is Lindos. Photo: tripadvisor
Traganou cave is attractive to tourists all over the world with its wild beauty. Photo: panoramio
Traganou cave is attractive to tourists all over the world with its wild beauty. Photo: panoramio

For tourists who love beaches and bars they can easily find themselves various choices on the island. For those who love discovering ancient sites, here Rhodes Island offers an abundance of them. Definitely you should pay a visit to one of these places of medieval Old Town, the Temple of Apollo, the Acropolis of Lindos, the Governor’s Palace, Rhodes Footbridge, etc.

Tourists are very interested in the Old Town Square in Rhodes. Photo: travelphotogallery
Tourists are very interested in the Old Town Square in Rhodes. Photo: travelphotogallery

3. Crete

Crete is the largest, most populous island in Greece, and the fifth largest island in the Mediterranean Area. Crete Island is located in the south of Aegean Sea, seperates the Aegean Sea with the Libyan Sea. The capital of the regional is placed in Heraklion and all the tourist attractions are at the north of the island.

The central area of Crete-Greece. Photo: tripscout
The central area of Crete-Greece. Photo: tripscout

Crete has a very special culture as this is where the first modern civilization of Europe – Minoan civilization – was born. It is believed to be the birthplace of Zeus – the king of the Gods. With a unique location on the junction of Asia, Europe, and Africa, Crete attracted a lot of tourists all over the world and is one of the hard competitors of other Caribbean islands. The main popular beaches on the island include Itanos (Erimoupolis), Potamos (Gavdos), Votsalaki and Anydroi.

One of the largest island in Crete is Itanos. Photo: Greekaura.wordpress
One of the largest island in Crete is Itanos. Photo: Greekaura.wordpress
The view of Patamos beach. Photo: greecegreece.com
The view of Patamos beach. Photo: greecegreece.com

There is the most variety in hotel accommodation, restaurants, shops and nightclubs in Crete Island and tourists can enjoy a wide range of outdoor activities such as hiking, mountain climbing, horse riding, swimming, etc. or exploring Knossos Palace which historic lovers must check out.

he place of interest in Crete is Knossos Palace. Photo: amirandes
The place of interest in Crete is Knossos Palace. Photo: amirandes

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