With its countless beautiful islands to be discovered, Greece has a charm and serenity that no other blue destination in Europe has. The islands are divided into six main island groups in addition to Crete (Cyclades, Saronic, Ionian, Sporades, Northeast Aegean The Dodecanese). For a classic indulge in Greek romance & luxury, Cycladic Islands – are home to some of the most popular ones like Mykonos and Santorini, Milos, Paros. Crete – the largest Greek island – is a true mix of Greek authenticity, incredible beaches like the pink sand Elafonissi, culture & history with its Venetian towns, and amazing ruins and its unique customs and traditions. The closest island group to Athens is the Saronic Gulf islands which are home to the most charming ones like the car free Hydra while the Ionian group islands are a true embodiment of Italian, French and Britsh influences which can be traced in its unique local culture, architecture and cuisine, especially in the Old Town of Corfu protected by UNESCO. The Northeast Aegean islands and the twelve islands of the Dodecanese are the closest to Asia minor – today’s Turkey and the home of the medieval villages, early monasteries that shaped the early Christianity and history. Among them Rhodes, Kos, Samos and Patmos are the ones most visited by the history buffs.