Greek island hopping and sailing Greece are ideal holidays. Booking an islands tour makes it easy. That way you will be sure to experience both the Mediterranian Sea and the Aegean Sea. There is no shortage of Greek islands, so it comes to deciding which ones you want to visit. If you are a fan of white sandy beaches there are many to be found in Greece.

Exploring Crete

Heraklion is the largest city in Crete. With 5,000 years of history, it is also the gateway to the island so it is a good place to start. Chania is the second largest city. Attractions include the Venetian quarter, the Old Harbour, and the Kucuk Hasan Pasha mosque. Elounda in northern Crete offers mountain and sea views. Malia Beach is noted for all-inclusive resorts.

Visiting Rhodes

Ixia Rhodes is a tourist town. Here you will find spectacular sunsets, good snorkeling, and gravel and pebble beaches. Faliraki has 5 km of beach. It is noted for parks – water, bowling, history, and fun for families.

Checking the Cyclades islands

Mykonos – also called the Island of Winds – is famous for vibrant nightlife, and for being LGBT friendly. Ios is a hilly island. Although it has a reputation for young people and parties, it is also a good place to chill. Santorini — home of the Minoan civilization– is 200 km/120 mi southeast of the mainland. Its major industry is tourism. Naxos is relatively “undiscovered” and is known for cheese and Kitron. Here you will find sandy beaches, local culture, and antique Potara gates. Paros is a popular destination. It is known for traditional architecture, paved streets, windsurfing, and the Golden and New Golden Beaches.

Finding other possibilities

Skiathos is part of the Sporades group where you will find lush pine forests. Glyfada is a small suburb of Athens and noted for the sports facilities it offers. Corfu is the Grand Lady of the Ionian Sea and a luxury holiday destination. Karpathos is second largest of the Dodecanese islands where you will find many villages.