Picture perfect beaches and ancient ruins in the birthplace of poetry and art, that’s the Greek Islands for you. Greek sovereign land includes 6,000 islands and islets scattered across the Aegean and Ionian Seas, of which only 227 islands are inhabited. These islands are an integral part of the Greece’s culture and tradition.
The Greek Archipelago takes up 7,500 km of the country’s total 16,000 km coastline, offering a highly diversified landscape. Sheltered bays and coves harbour stunning sandy and pebble beaches, many awarded the blue flag.
Some of the oldest European civilizations developed on the Greek islands, meaning the islands have a unique archeological and architectural heritage, with fascinating local traditions of a centuries-old and multifaceted civilization.