The most beautiful islands of Greece

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Greece

It is a Hellenic republic known from ancient times, and it is located in the southeastern part of the European continent, thus becoming a crossroads between three continents (Europe, Asia, and Africa), and the city of Athens is the capital of the country, and it shares the land borders with Albania in the northwest, and the Republic of Macedonia Bulgaria is to the north, and Turkey is to the northeast, and the country consists of nine geographical regions (Macedonia, Central Greece, Peloponnese, Thessaly, Epirus, Aegean Islands, Thrace, Crete and Ionian Islands).

Islands of Greece

Greece has a large number of islands, whose numbers reach more than 1,200 islands. The most famous and most beautiful of these islands are:

Crete

It is the largest and most densely populated Greek island, and it is one of the administrative regions in the country that forms an important part of the economy and heritage of the country, and its settlement dates back to 1420 BC by the Minoan civilization, located in the southern part of the Aegean Sea, and its total area reaches 8336 Square kilometers, and the most important thing that distinguishes it is that it has coasts with a length of 1046 km, and that it is of a mountainous geographical nature, and what is more beautiful is that it contains many valleys and rivers, such as the Samaria Valley, the Exo Waterfall, Lake Kurnas, and Agia, as it enjoys the climate of the Mediterranean Sea.

Eubua

The island was formed on a part of the mainland, and was separated by earthquakes that occurred after that, as it is located on the fault line, and is characterized by the diversity of its separate terrain into three parts which are fertile forests, mountainous areas in the north, valleys and coastal areas in the south, and it contains many archaeological sites that Its beauty increases as Karisto Castle and Paraskevi Chalkis Church.

Chios

It is located in the northern part of the Aegean Sea, and the island has a warm and temperate climate. The island is divided into five regions, namely:

  • East Coast: It is one of the most densely populated areas on the island, where it has been a settlement since 2000 BC, and its geography has easy fertile land.
  • Southern District: It contains only two populated areas.
  • West Coast.
  • The northern area.
  • The interior.

Lefkada

The island is located on the Ionian Sea on the western coast of the Greek country, and the island is connected to the mainland by the Pontoon Bridge. The island contains one of the most famous and beautiful Greek beaches, Porto Katsiky Beach, located on the west coast of the island, and the island is affected by the Mediterranean climate, where it is The weather is hot in the summer, and cool during the winter, especially in mountainous areas. Among the most important archaeological sites that the island contains are Santa Mora Castle and the Church of the Mother of God.

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