TOP-10 Greek islands according to The Irish Times

Irish newspaper The Irish Times has published TOP-10 best Greek islands, where you can be as comfortable as possible and interesting to spend your vacation.

23.05.2014

Как отмечает издание, в Греции есть тысячи красивых и достойныхattention of the islands, but you need to choose only 10 of the best!

So:

1. Crete

TOP-10 Greek Islands According to The Irish Times

The fifth largest island in the Mediterranean is the perfect A place to relax with your family. An island with a rich history and many attractions, an island with amazing nature and beautiful beaches – all this island of Crete.

2. Mykonos

TOP-10 Greek Islands According to The Irish Times

The most famous “party” island of Greece. Mykonos is the heart European glamor and night parties. But Mykonos is not only “fun and dancing”, it’s also great beaches surrounded traditional Cycladic architecture.

3. Santorini

TOP-10 Greek Islands According to The Irish Times

An island with a tragic fate – in the 16th century BC. Isle literally ripped to pieces as a result of a powerful eruption the volcano. Then two thirds of the island went under the water. However, Today, Santorini is one of the most popular tourist destinations. It is believed that it is on Santorini can See the most beautiful sunsets in Europe.

4. Ios

TOP-10 Greek Islands According to The Irish Times

The name of the island of Ios comes from a small flower – violet. It is on the fields of Ios that violet carpets bloom every spring. On Yose buried the legendary Homer – the author of the famous “Iliad” and Odyssey.

5. Paros

street on Paros

The island of white marble. The island where famous Venus was born Milosskaya. On Paros, it will be interesting to those who like serious walking walks – there are many hiking trails on this island.

6. Naxos

TOP-10 Greek Islands According to The Irish Times

Emerald Pearl in the Aegean Sea, a unique island Cycladic Archipelago – Naxos Island.

7. Corfu

TOP-10 Greek Islands According to The Irish Times

It is the most famous and most beautiful island in the Ionian Sea. The narrow streets of the old town of Corfu are included in the list of objects. UNESCO World Heritage Site. And the Spianada Square Park is perfect. place for a leisurely and contemplative rest.

8. Zakynthos

TOP-10 Greek Islands According to The Irish Times

Rocky, with white sandy beaches, Zakynthos is one of most dramatic islands in the Ionian Sea. Island is natural park, inhabited by very rare representatives of the marine fauna – turtle coach and monk seals.

9. Kefalonia

TOP-10 Greek Islands According to The Irish Times

High cliffs, steep mountains covered with dense greens dazzling white beaches – this is the landscape of this island. Recommend hike through Enos National Park to the top of the mountain which is 1600 meters above sea level.

10. Rhodes

TOP-10 Greek Islands According to The Irish Times

It is believed that the medieval city of Rhodes should visit each tourist resting on the island. Turks and Venetians came and left again and again, each time leaving something new in appearance city ​​architecture. For example, next to the powerful gothic tower You can find a mosque. Also in Rhodes it will be interesting to those who wants to “taste the nightlife” and have a good time.

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