Deciding on which Greek Island to head to can be a really tough decision as each one has its own advantages and disadvantages. The one you should visit will depend upon a number of factors, including who you’re travelling with and what you’re hoping to experience while you’re there.
Below you’ll find the top five Greek Islands and who they will appeal to the most.
If it is lively nightlife and partying you’re looking for, Mykonos is the perfect island to head to. Everybody on the island appears to turn into a completely new, glamorous person as night-time kicks in.
During the day this beautiful place has been dubbed the little Venice. It’s the white windmills that really complete this destination. It has a unique atmosphere that you’ll struggle to find anywhere else.
This is an intense island that is suitable for the young and the young at heart.
Adventurers and culture lovers will enjoy the quietness of Farmakonisi. This uninhabited island is said to be where Julius Caesar was held captive in his youth. It actually has quite a fascinating history as the ransom fee his captors were demanding was said to be small.
After becoming the general, Ceasar decided to crucify everyone on the island and nobody has lived there since so you’ll need to take your own supplies if you do decide to visit!
Crete is without a doubt one of the most popular Greek Islands. You’ll find many deals to this great island when you visit http://www.thomascook.com/holidays/greece/.
It boasts culture, fine cuisine and great chances to soak up the sun on some of Europe’s most glorious beaches. This island is ideal for most types of holiday maker from families to couples. The slow paced villages are a highlight of the island.
For those looking to take in beautiful sights, Samos can’t be beaten. As well as stunning pristine beaches, the island has its own delicious local wine that you absolutely have to sample while you’re there. This is the ultimate quiet destination for those just looking to get away from it all. It’s also a great place to go walking.
Santorini has the unique advantage of looking like the lost city of Atlantis. It is located on top of an extinct volcano and it’s the whitewash villages that really set this island apart from the rest. This is a particularly great island for couples as it features a really romantic atmosphere.