See how many of the archipelagos 1,400 islands you will be able to discover during your time in this fascinating part of the world.
You are spoilt for choice when it comes to picking between the Greek Islands. Spread across both the Aegean and Ionian seas, each island comes with its own culture and vibe. As a result, holidaymakers are bound to have their own personal favourite Greek Island by the time they hop on the plane back home.
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Soon after leaving Corfu Airport, you will see that the island of Corfu is filled with fantastic, sun-kissed beaches and shorelines packed with people indulging in high-octane water sports and some serious sun tanning. Then there is the resort of Kavos, which is renowned for its lively nightlife.
When you pass through the cities of Crete, such as Chania and Heraklion or wind your way around the roads of the destination’s north coast, you will be forgiven for forgetting that you are holidaying on a Greek Island. Crete feels like a substantial land that perfectly balances a glorious beach scene with so many amazing pieces of history.
Sightseeing is a must on the island of Kefalonia. There is the glorious Spartia Temple to be sought out on the archaeological site of Spartia, for one, as well as the awe-inspiring architecture of Lassi-Argostoli, which will surely take your breath away.
Walking through a magnificent Byzantine mosque, soothing aching muscles in a unique Turkish Bath, taking in a traditional Greek harbour and being in awe of the Mosque of Suleiman – all of these and so much more is possible by holidaying in Rhodes, which is served by Rhodes Airport.
We are just cracking the surface when it comes to things to see and do in the Greek Islands. Have a read of our Greek Islands travel guide for a more in-depth look of this splendid archipelago, before taking in our guide to driving in the Greek Islands for added peace of mind.