The Greek islands are an intoxicating blend of ancient landscapes and modern discoveries. Made up of 1,400 islands, the coastlines are famous for clean, clear water that’s ideal for swimming and snorkeling.
Mykonos has a beach for every mood, as well as exciting nightlife and windmill-dotted vistas. Perennially popular Santorini features ancient villages built into cliffs and sweeping views of the Aegean. Crete is the largest of the Greek islands and offers a little bit of everything: big cities, small villages, and the awe-inspiring archeological site of Knossos.
Paros, known since antiquity for its marble, is home to a large contingent of artists who live, work, and exhibit there. Experience a taste of the Garden of Eden in Corfu, where a perfect climate has produced orange plantations and olive groves that have attracted vacationing royals for centuries.