Greece has 227 islands – here’s how to choose

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Greece has 227 islands – here’s how to choose

Athens, Greece. Picture: Shutterstock

Deciding where to visit depends on your entry point, how much time you have, and the type of vacation you want.

Greece receives approximately 30 million international visitors each year, with many heading to the country’s six main island regions. Choosing where to visit depends on your entry point — Greece has 15 international airports — and how much time you have. Ferries are an ideal way to get around, especially if you’re a first-time visitor. Sights from the sea can be breathtaking and during various island stops vendors come on board selling snacks, like the must-try nougat pies on routes heading to the Cyclades. Even though some islands may seem close geographically, trips can be long with ferries making multiple...



 


 

 

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