Culture The Best Greek Islands to Visit  

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List of best Greek islands to visit. This list ranks the top islands in Greece to help travelers find the right Greek island out of more than 1,400 islands. Among the best travel destinations in the world, the islands of Greece are a top destination for travelers seeking beautiful Mediterranean waters, popular resorts, quaint villages, and of course, surf, sun and sand. 

From nightlife to wildlife, vistors can find plenty of things to do in the Greek islands. Because there are so many islands of Greece, some of which are uninhabited, the Greek islands are loosely grouped in clusters. The most popular group of Greek islands are the Cyclades in the central part of the Aegean Sea. The Cyclades is comprised of top island destinations such as Mykonos and Santorini. Another major Greek island destination is the island of Crete, the largest and most populous Greek island with many major attractions such as luxury hotels, archaeological sites and museums. For those who are more adventurous, the Greek islands offer a number of minor islands for exploration. Looking for a secluded getaway vacation? Smaller Greek islands such as Milos and Icaria offer serene beaches, tranquil crystal clear waters and idyllic village life. 

What is the most popular Greek island to visit? Use this list to rank the best islands in Greece. If your favorite Greek island to vacation on isn't on the list of the top Greek island vacation spots, make sure to add it.
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1
143 21
Crete is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Greek Islands to Visit
8336.0

2
156 31
Santorini is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Greek Islands to Visit
73.0

3
102 16
Corfu is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Greek Islands to Visit

4
64 8
Cephalonia is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Greek Islands to Visit
759.0

5
88 16
Zakynthos is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Greek Islands to Visit

6
83 18
Rhodes is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Greek Islands to Visit

7
75 14
Paros is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Greek Islands to Visit

8
62 11
Lefkada is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Greek Islands to Visit

9
56 9
Hydra is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Greek Islands to Visit

10
73 17
Mykonos is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Greek Islands to Visit
105.2

11
61 11
Icaria is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Greek Islands to Visit

12
58 10
Thasos is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Greek Islands to Visit
379.0

13
66 14
Milos is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Greek Islands to Visit
160.15

14
61 12
Skiathos is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Greek Islands to Visit
Skiathos

15
60 12
Ithaca is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Greek Islands to Visit
117.8

16
52 9
Naxos is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Greek Islands to Visit
429.78

17
45 7
Karpathos is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Greek Islands to Visit
Karpathos

18
41 6
Delos is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Greek Islands to Visit
3.43

19
44 7
Patmos is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Greek Islands to Visit
34.05

20
44 7
Syros is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Greek Islands to Visit
83.6

21
51 10
Spetses is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Greek Islands to Visit

22
37 5
Poros is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Greek Islands to Visit
Poros

23
40 6
Chios is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Greek Islands to Visit
Chios

24
46 8
Skopelos is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Greek Islands to Visit
Skopelos 96.23

25
39 6
Amorgos is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Greek Islands to Visit
121.46