The Hellenic country comprises more than two thousand, distributed between the Aegean and the Mediterranean. The Greek islands have numerous attractions worth knowing, whether because of its transparent waters, huge cliffs, or the magic emanating from its towns full of white houses. Choosing the most beautiful island in Greece is an almost impossible task. Amorgos is the 25th largest island of Greece.
1. – Santorini
Located in the Cyclades Islands, Santorini was formed after a major volcanic eruption, hence its spectacular black sand beaches. When traveling to Santorini, it is essential to visit Fira, the capital, and the traditional town of Oia, considered by many to be one of the most beautiful places in the world. You can check it with your full tour of Santorini.
2. – Mykonos
The beauty of Mykonos exceeds the expectations of all who visit it. Chora, its capital, has cobbled streets, white-painted houses with colored doors, windows, balconies, and bougainvillea that make the town a real pleasure for the senses. Also, if you visit Mykonos, it is almost mandatory to stroll through the terraces of Little Venice or visit its famous windmills.
3. – Corfu
Corfu is another of the most beautiful Greek islands known as the Emerald Isle. Natural landscapes full of olive trees and cypresses, beaches with turquoise waters, Mount Pantocrator, or the impressive medieval heritage that hides its capital make Corfu essential on your trip through Greece. In addition, near the city, you can see palaces built by order of Sissi herself or Orthodox monasteries from the 13th century.
4. – Milos
They went from a large island to a smaller one with much to offer. It is about Milos, a volcanic island that sneaks into the ranking of the most beautiful islands in Greece thanks to its archaeological sites, its paradisiacal beaches, and the old fishing villages that make everyone who visits it fall in love.
They advise you to take a catamaran tour of Milos and Políegos to discover the unique natural and historical charm of this island of the Cyclades archipelago.
5. – Naxos
Known for being a quiet island, Naxos has a perfect old town to get lost and discover its narrow streets and white houses full of stories. Likewise, one of the best places to see in Naxos is the great gate or Portará, one of the remains of the ancient temple of Apollo.
6. – Paros
Similar to Naxos in terms of its fame as a quiet island, Paros is home to numerous villages, white sand beaches, monasteries, churches, and archaeological sites worth visiting. Naousa, Piso Livadi, Lefkes, or its capital, Paroikia, is some examples where you can discover the beauty of this Cyclades island.
7. – Crete
Crete hosts everything one looks for when traveling to any island. Crete offers deep gastronomy to lick your fingers with transparent waters, towns full of history, impressive natural landscapes, and gastronomy.
In addition, the Palace of Knossos is a must during any trip to this island. The guided tour of the Palace of Knossos will show you the labyrinth that enclosed the famous minotaur of Crete.
8. – Rhodes
Famous in ancient times for the great Colossus of Rhodes, today it has managed to continue showing its charm thanks to the beauty of the center of the city of Rhodes. The island’s medieval past, with its great walls, stone palaces, mosques, and ancient temples, makes Rhodes a magical place to travel to any time of the year. Find out with the tour of the New and Old Town of Rhodes.
9. – Zante
Zante or Zakynthos, it doesn’t matter what you call it, but this Ionian island has unusual places that leave a mark on the heart of every visitor. The abundant vegetation scattered throughout its mountainous geography, the dizzying cliffs, and the beaches with blue waters make Zante a magnificent island and essential to visit on your trip to Greece.
The Zante Island sunset tour will show you. You will see one of the most magical sunsets of your life!
10. – Koufonissia
The island is a true Aegean paradise, they promise you! The natural landscapes it hides, and its paradisiacal beaches put the finishing touch to this list of the most beautiful islands in Greece. Get lost in Chora or bathe in the crystal clear waters of its beaches, enjoying the excursion to Koufonisia from Naxos.