Which Greek islands to visit Vol.2

Which one is the best Greek island for you to visit? Well, that depends on who you are, and what you’re looking for…

Greece has more islands than Cher has wigs; this means that beyond the obvious and iconic vacation spots like Mykonos, Santorini and Rhodes there are quite literally hundreds of alluring Greek isles to choose from, and myriad mini-archipelagos to explore.

Below we have compiled a list of alternative Greek island to choose for

Patmos

The Sacred Land of the Aegean

  1. Visit the Monastery of Saint John in Chora
  2. Visit the Cave of Apocalypse
  3. Explore the alleys of the Medieval Chora

Skopelos

The greenest island

  1. Try Skopelos pie
  2. Visit Cape Amarandos
  3. Climb up Agios Ioannis Kastri

Folegandros

For holidays without cars

  1. Eat a shrimp saganaki and of course the local cheese pie
  2. Go hiking
  3. Relax in a beach every day

Sifnos

For a Cycladic chic holiday

  1. Go diving
  2. Learn pottery
  3. Get lost in the old narrow streets of kastro

Ikaria

The island of longevity

  1. Go to a natural Thermal spa
  2. Dance at a church festival
  3. Sign up for a Longevity Retreat

Hydra – the cosmopolitan island in the Argo Saronic Gulf

Syros

The aristocrat of the Cyclades

  1. Admire the majestic Apollon Theatre
  2. Get lost in the alleys of picturesque Ano Syros
  3. Indulge in the best loukoumi ever

Andros

For unique holidays

  1.  Embark on an incredibly scenic road trip
  2. Taste local dishes fourtalia, and treats pastitsakia, amygdalota and bananakia
  3. Walk from Sarisa Spring to Pithara Waterfall at Apikia Village

Alonissos

  1. Snorkelling & scuba diving & in Alonissos National Marine Park
  2. Discover the exotic Agios Dimitrios Beach
  3. Kayaking along the southeast coast