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Best Islands to Visit in Greece, 2020

Oia Santorini Greece famous with romantic and beautiful sunsets

Europe as a continent is world-famous for top-notch destinations, astounding sights, people, and of course food. With so many beautiful nations to set feet upon, Greece rules the roost with its iconic places and limitless options for sightseeing.

As a country, Greece needs no formal introduction! The beautiful nation is packed with over 60 islands all of which are inhabited and is also the cradle of western civilization. From ancient ruins, idyllic beaches, and gorgeous islands, the country can be rightfully tagged as the jewel of Aegean and Ionian seas.

While the glistening beaches promise of a picture-perfect day out, the white-washed villages can make any tourist go weak on the knees.

So, without further ado, let’s unveil 7 stunning islands that are a must-visitona Greece trip.

  • Santorini.
  • Skopelos.
  • Crete.
  • Kefalonia.
  • Corfu.
  • Naxos.
  • Hydra.
  1. Santorini
    Santorini is often tagged as the most beautiful island destination in the world! And we do agree with it. The white building with blue domes with the backdrop of beguiling crystal blue waters are a feast for the sore eyes. Santorini consists of two major inhabited islands along with several islets that make visitors flock towards it. The black and red sands on the beaches are perfect for chasing sunsets, and there are tons of islands like Thira, Fira, and Oia which are worth exploring. Apart from the oceanic wonders, one can also gallivant to archaeological ruins at Ancient Thera to make the best out of the trip. Luxury Superyacht charter in Santorini, Greece.
  2. Skopelos

    Skopelos is another charming destination on the map of Greece that seeks undivided attention. Tucked in between Skiathos and Alonissos, the picture-perfect setting of the island makes it a popular holiday spot for wanderlusts around the world. Town and Glossa are the two main villages on the island perched on the hilltop that oversees the Aegean Sea. From visiting the famous Agios Ioannis Kastri church to lazing under the sun, Skopelos will never disappoint you in any way. Luxury Superyacht charter in Skopelos, Greece.
  3. Crete
    Holidaying in Greece is all about breathtaking beaches, dazzling seas, feta cheese, and ancient ruins. And Crete is one place that connects all these dots together. Blessed with castles, mysterious alleys, gorgeous gorges in the wild nature, and divine Greek cuisine, the island cradles a lot of adventure within its territory. While the dramatic landscape and craggy cliffs are worth sightseeing, beaches in the locale are a highlight due to sparkling Caribbean waters. Also if you have extra time in your hand indulge in scuba diving to the ancient shipwrecks for a fun day out. Crewed MegaYacht charter in Crete, Greece.
  4. Kefalonia

    Lapped in the heart of the elegant Ionian Sea, Kefalonia is touted as one of the largest and most beautiful Greek islands. Known for its exotic beaches, fishing villages, and mystical underground caves the dramatic landscapes of the locale ooze charm in every way. And while you make a foray into this magical island, do not forget to taste some of the local delicacies from the Taverns while enjoying countryside music. Luxury Superyacht charter in Kefalonia, Greece.
  5. Corfu
    Sequestered between the heel of Italy and the mainland of Greece, Corfu is home to some of the best beaches, mountains, natural beauty, and culture. Apart from spending an amazing time in nature, one can also visit some of the places mapped on the island. The towns of Palaiokastritsa, Sidari, and Kassiopi have so many things to uncover like amusement parks, monastery, and Old Fortress that will coerce travelers into taking an off-beaten path to explore the island. Luxury Superyacht charter in Corfu, Greece.
  6. Naxos
    Snuggled in the Aegean Sea, Naxos is the largest amongst the Cyclade islands. The mountainous landscape of the island destination fits beautifully with the picturesque villages and towns. While visiting the island do not forget to laze around the beaches which are the largest in the country and also take a trip to Rina Cave, Hora, Portara, and Chora Castle. Crewed MegaYacht charter in Naxos, Greece.
  7. Hydra
    Located in the Saronic Gulf towards the southwest of Athens, Hydra is known for its cobblestone streets and lacks vehicles. The island can be covered on foot and while in the place do visit the charming seaside that is lined with pebbled stones. Other famous attractions on the island are traditional houses and nightlife that is packed with so much fun. Luxury Superyacht charter in Hydra, Greece.

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Sophie Ireland
Sophie is currently serving as a Senior Economist at CEOWORLD magazine's Global Unit. She started her career as a Young Professional at CEOWORLD magazine in 2010 and has since worked as an economist in three different regions, namely Latin America and the Caribbean, Africa, East Asia, and the Pacific. Her research interests primarily revolve around the topics of economic growth, labor policy, migration, inequality, and demographics. In her current role, she is responsible for monitoring macroeconomic conditions and working on subjects related to macroeconomics, fiscal policy, international trade, and finance. Prior to this, she worked with multiple local and global financial institutions, gaining extensive experience in the fields of economic research and financial analysis.

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