Greece is one of Europe’s most popular tourist destinations. In part, this is due to its remarkable history and its role as one of the leading cultures of the ancient world. However, another reason that Greece ranks highly on the bucket list of many an avid traveller is its eclectic, picture-postcard pretty islands.
There are, in total, 6000 islands that belong to Greece, though only 227 of those are inhabited; and of those, only 78 have a population of over 100 people. With their beautiful unspoilt coastlines, quaint white-washed fishing villages and delectable cuisine, it’s small wonder that Greek island cruises are becoming more popular by the year.
Your Greek Island Cruise: Popular Destinations For Greek Sailing Tours
Some of the islands have a formidable reputation that precedes them, such as the bustling holiday-maker’s favourite of Crete, or the party-goer’s paradise at Corfu. If, however, you’re looking for something a little different, then these islands are not to be missed on your Greek Island cruise.
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