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
154 25
Crete is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Greek Islands to Visit
8336.0
2
165 37
Santorini is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Greek Islands to Visit
73.0
3
107 19
Corfu is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Greek Islands to Visit
4
93 19
Zakynthos is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Greek Islands to Visit
5
71 11
Cephalonia is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Greek Islands to Visit
759.0
6
80 16
Paros is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Greek Islands to Visit
7
88 21
Rhodes is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Greek Islands to Visit
8
65 13
Lefkada is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Greek Islands to Visit
9
70 16
Milos is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Greek Islands to Visit
160.15
10
66 14
Skiathos is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Greek Islands to Visit
Skiathos
11
64 13
Icaria is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Greek Islands to Visit
12
75 21
Mykonos is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Greek Islands to Visit
105.2
13
58 11
Hydra is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Greek Islands to Visit
14
56 11
Naxos is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Greek Islands to Visit
429.78
15
61 15
Ithaca is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Greek Islands to Visit
117.8
16
59 14
Thasos is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Greek Islands to Visit
379.0
17
52 12
Spetses is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Greek Islands to Visit
18
42 7
Samos is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Greek Islands to Visit
477.4
19
42 7
Delos is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Greek Islands to Visit
3.43
20
46 9
Karpathos is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Greek Islands to Visit
Karpathos
21
47 10
Skopelos is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Greek Islands to Visit
Skopelos 96.23
22
53 14
Kos is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Greek Islands to Visit
287.2
23
45 9
Syros is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Greek Islands to Visit
83.6
24
38 6
Skyros is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Greek Islands to Visit
Skyros 223.0
25
46 10
Patmos is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Greek Islands to Visit
34.05