The Greek Islands and Athens

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Welcome to The Greek Islands web site

The purpose of this site is to help and inform visitors who are interested in visiting the Greek Islands. There is information on some of the many individual islands as well as a quick guide to start you off in the Greek language. The Tips & Tricks page has been introduced to pass on any odd bits of help and advice that may be of use to someone new or perhaps not so new to Greece. As many visitors may well find themselves spending a day or two in Athens, a page for this ancient city has also been included.

The Greek islands have long been renowned not only for its rich culture and colourful history but also for the natural beauty of the various islands which comprise the Greek archipelago. You will find a wealth of information about Greece when you browse through our website, with some must-see landmarks and where to find the best tourist spots.

Island Groups

The Greek islands are divided into seven main groups.

Argosaronic Gulf, from which we feature Aegina, Agistri, Hydra, and Spetses.

Greek mapCyclades, including Andros, Milos, Mykonos, Naxos, Paros and Santorini

Dodecanese, with Halki, Karpathos, Rhodes and Symi.

Sporades, with Alonissos, Skiathos and Skopelos.

Aegean, with Thassos

Ionian, Featuring Ithaca, Kefalonia, Lefkas, and Zakynthos.

Crete, Not far from the coast of North Africa, Crete is the largest of the Greek Islands.

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