From the romantic sands and sheer-cut cliffs of the Ionian Isles to the lush back-countries and beautiful Ottoman and Venetian towns of the Aegean,
the Greek Islands remain some of the most coveted holidaying destinations on Earth. Greece has an extremely large number of islands, with estimates ranging from somewhere around 1,200 to 6,000, depending on the minimum size.
The largest Greek island by area is Crete, located at the southern edge of the Aegean Sea. We check out 10 must-see highlights is this breathtaking region that’ll make you want to pack your bags and set sail for the Mediterranean!