The Cyclades islands is arguably the most popular Greek island group in Greece. Including wildly popular islands, such as Mykonos, Santorini, and Paros, the Cyclades is visited by millions of tourists every year! Located relatively close to Athens, Cyclades is an ideal summer destination for all types of travelers, from couples to groups of friends and families. The most popular islands of the Cyclades are Santorini , Mykonos , Paros , Naxos , Milos , Ios and Amorgos . Nevertheless, all the Cyclades islands are incredibly beautiful and photogenic! Among others, the Cyclades island group is famous for its characteristic minimal architecture, picturesque villages, idyllic beaches, and breathtaking landscapes. No wonder they are in the bucket lists of millions of people all around the world! Let’s explore the Cyclades islands!
The Ionian, in Greece, is located on the western side of Greece. This Greek islands group actually form the sea boundary of Greece with Italy. They are getting very popular in summer and they are famous .The architecture of the capital towns, including Corfu Town, Zakynthos Town, and Argostoli, resembles a lot to the Venetian style as these islands were occupied by the Venetians in the Medieval times. Apart from this architectural style, the other characteristics of Ionian Greece are the green nature and the wonderful beaches. The most popular islands are Corfu island, Zakynthos island, Kefalonia island and Lefkada area , while Ithaka, Paxoi , Kythira , and Meganisi are ideal for calm and relaxing holidays.
The Sporades islands are geographically located between the Greek mainland and the Greek islands of North-Eastern Aegean, almost in the center of the Aegean Sea. These four small islands have a special character each and an amazing nature. The most popular island of Sporades Greece for your holidays and much frequented by the youth is Skiathos , while Skopelos and Alonissos have more family atmosphere but still gorgeous beaches. The least known but equally beautiful island of Sporades is Skyros , with a picturesque capital town, secluded beaches, and interesting sightseeing.