Top 3 Greek Islands: Perfect Greece Tours for the Soul!

Author: Priyanka Saxena on Jun 03,2019

“The first condition of understanding a foreign country is to smell it.” – Rudyard Kipling. The saying goes right with understanding Greece, the European nation where “Cupid” (the God of love, attraction, and desire) belong. Greece is known for three important things including the wonderful landscape, extremely developed tourism, and its ancient civilization. No matter how many times you have been to the Galvanizing Greece, it's not going to satiate your dream to discover this land. If Greece tours are on your mind this time, don't let the idea vanish, give it a shape now. Below itinerary will be of great help in that regards.

Greece tours are one common thing on every traveler's Bucket List! For the perfect pack of charm, aesthetics, beauty, and culture that Greece is; there are undoubtedly millions of people in every part of the world who would never feel that they are done with the exploration. These are the wonderful aspects that have given it a place in the list of “top 20 tourist destinations throughout the world”. Every part of the country is beautiful, from the spectacular natural galore, the warm and extremely hospitable people to its magnificently magical islands.

This Greece tour itinerary is all about exploring the huge area of islands that the country is covered with. One of the most wonderful aspects of its morphology is its islands. They are also a significant part of the tradition and culture of Greece. One will be surprised to know that there are around 6000 islets scattered over the Ionian and Aegean Seas of the entire Greek land. Out of all these, only 227 are currently inhabited, which is truly a surprising number.

Of the 16,000 km coastline of Greece, its Archipelago takes up around half (7,500 km). The Greek Archipelago boasts of its great landscape that includes the spectacular beaches, caves, sheltered bays, and the coastal wetlands. Many of the beaches of Greece have also been awarded for their perfection and magical charm. In addition to the beauty that these Greek islands hold, they also provide opportunities for plenty of activities including water skiing, snorkeling, windsurfing, and sailing.

It's great to see some of the great European islands developed on the Greek soil including Minoan and Cycladic civilization. This makes out that on a trip to Greece, one can get to discover many unique archeological sites and the intriguing centuries-old traditions. Including all this, the safe waters and ideal climate is what has made Greece an important attraction for tourists from across the globe.

Greece islands are perfect heaven on the Earth! However, you will need guidance from someone who has expertise in planning such tours. There is an assortment of companies who help in connecting experienced Greece tour agents and those who are keen to travel the world. It's best to hire one, so as to be able to enjoy the vacation to the fullest without feeling stranded. This Greece Itinerary is going to take you through some of the most fascinating islands in the country. Let's explore the Idyllic islands of Greece!

Trip At a Glance

Day 1:  Zakynthos Islands

Day 2: Corfu Islands

Day 3 & 4: Delos Islands

Day 5: Goodbye Greece

Trip Highlights

  • Explore Zakynthos one of the most glaringly beautiful islands located in the  Ionian Sea.

  • The Corfu islands sit incredibly in the lap of the Ionian Sea! The island has a great connection with the historical Greek. Discover it.

  • Dive deeper into the charm of Delos Islands. Delos is located near Mykonos in the Aegean Sea's Cyclades archipelago.

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Detailed Itinerary

Let's explore some of the idyllic islands on Greece tours. On the trip, you will discover some pleasantly surprising facts about these islands and how they cover a considerable part of Greek land. Here are the top three islands in Greece that you are going to explore on this trip!

Day 1:  Zakynthos Islands

The first day of your Greece tours has to be spent on the Zakynthos Islands. Today you will be landing in the Zakynthos International Airport. From here you will be taken to your resort as planned by your Greece tour agents. Once you get fresh catch up on some rest and get ready for a trip to this incredible island. At the end of the day come back to your hotel, enjoy dinner and go to bed. Prepare yourself with lots of energy to visit another island in the lap of the country.

Zakynthos one of the most glaringly beautiful islands located in the  Ionian Sea. Set along with the backdrop of the amazing cliffs, the Zakynthos islands have some of the stunning beaches including Alykes, Shipwreck Argassi, Kalamaki, Lagana, and Tsilivi. Of all, the Shipwreck beach provides the most alluring panorama for the travelers. This has made people from around the globe to visit the beach. In most part of the year, the beach remains crowded. However, if you want to spend an entire peaceful day, just go to the Northern portion of the beach.

Day 2: Corfu Islands

The Corfu islands sit incredibly in the lap of the Ionian Sea! The island has a great connection with the historical Greek. Here in Corfu, you will feel a great connection multicultural and cosmopolitan charm. This is the second day of your Greece vacation and today you have much to do. You will be required to wake up a little earlier and drive down to Corfu from Zakynthos Islands. If you have hired reliable Greece travel agents, they will be guiding you through your way. It would take around 6-7 hours for the journey. Reach Corfu by 11 AM so that you could start today’s journey from 12 PM.

Begin an exploration of Corfu Town. On your journey, you will get to discover its incredible past at the beautiful museums, palaces, charming squares, and noble mansions. As you journey away from Corfu town, you will get to discover some really charming seaside villages, wild natural landscapes, and tiny verdant islets. The most astounding things to see here is to see how a perfect blend of its different sides coexists. And, the Corfu beaches are something incredible to experience with sandy coves, green mountains, and forests. Don’t forget watching the Gorge at Agni Bay, the dramatic Cape Drastis, the old town of Corfu, and more.

Day 3 & 4: Delos Islands

For the Delos Islands, you will have two days to explore this part of Greece tours. Early morning on the third day of the trip, you will be traveling to Delos Islands from Corfu Islands. It is going to take around 11 hours for the journey. There’s nothing to worry, your luxury Greece tour agents will be guiding you through this.

Once you reach here in Delos Islands just settle down in your hotel. And, in the evening venture out to get on a tour of the city. For those who have a deep interest in history and mythology, this place is definitely the perfect thing. It’s the place where the mythological Apollo was believed to have been born. And, there are remnants of ancient statues, theatres, and temples where you will definitely get to learn a lot of history.

Delos is located near Mykonos in the Aegean Sea's Cyclades archipelago. During the time of 1st millennium B.C the island used to be one of the religious places. Some of the incredible ruins of those times include Terrace of the Lions statues, markets, Doric temples, mosaics houses, and an amphitheater. Also, at the Archaeological Museum, you will get to see the statues that were found during excavation. There’s definitely a great deal for the history lovers.

At the end of the tour on your fourth day, get back to your hotel and prepare yourself for the journey back home. Have a giant Greece style dinner. Go to bed. Catch up on some rest and rejuvenate yourself for the journey.

Day 5: Goodbye Greece

This is your last day in Greece! On this short, but enriching 5-days Greece vacation, you have definitely seen some of its gems. But, definitely, there's a lot more yet to be discovered. Hope this has been an incredible trip and you already have been planning for your next trip. Do hire experienced Greece tour agents when you plan your next trip (in case you haven't hired this time). May you have the safest journey back home!

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