Towns and Islands in Greece

Towns and Islands of Greece

No destination in Greece is more than fifty miles from the sea. This, alone, is more than enough reason for you to visit the cradle of the Mediterranean.

Well known for its white washed buildings, Greek towns offer some of the best eye candy in the travel world.

This natural beauty, coupled with the kindness of the Greek people makes a trip to Greece de rigueur for the discerning traveller.

Aegina - Aegina Island is one of the Saronic Islands in the Argosaronic Gulf, approximately one hour away from Athens.

Athens - The capital of Greece and one of the ancient city-states of the Helenic Empire.

Corfu - This popular island attracts thousands of visitors each year. It is the most northern island of the Ionian Group and lies at the entrance of the Adriatic Sea. It is the second largest island of the Ionian.

Crete - Crete island was the birthplace of the Minoan Civilization, one of the earliest cultures to rise out of Europe.

The island of Crete is the largest of the Greek islands and is located in the south of the Aegean Sea.

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Delphi - Made famous by the Oracle of Delphi, this town still has the ruins of the Sanctuary of Apollo. At one time it was considered the center of culture for all of the Mediterranean.

Ios Island - Famous for it's white buildings and startling views, Ios Island can be found in the Cyclades group in the Aegean Sea.

Kos - Kos, Greece is in the south Sporades group of the Dodecanese. It is also known for it's white-washed buildings.

Mykonos - Located in the Cyclades islands, Mykonos is one of Greece's most famous tourist destinations.

Naxos Island - Also in the Cyclades island group, Naxos is considered one of the loveliest islands in Greece, no small accomplishment.

Olympia - Home of the Olympics, Olympia was a national shrine of the Greeks and contained many treasures of Greek art.

Paros Island - Paros Island Greece is also located in the Cyclades. It is siturted between Naxos, Mykonos and Sifnos.

Rhodes - Located  in the Aegean sea, only a few km from Turkey, Rhodes is the largest of the Dodecanese islands.

Santorini Island - A popular cruise ship destination, the island of Santorini is the southern most island of the Cycladic group in the Aegean Sea, and is located 63 nautical miles north of Crete.

Sifnos Island - Sifnos, lies in the middle of the Cyclades islands between Serifos, Kimolos and Antiparos and is about 80 nautical miles from Piraeus.

Skiathos Island - Skiathos Island is part of the Sporades and is situated north-east of Evia south-east of the Pelion Peninsula.

Thessaloniki - Thessaloniki is the capital of Macedonia province in Greece and is the second largest city after Athens.