Over 1400 different islands are spread out across the Ionian, Aegean and also Mediterranean Seas as well as compose a fifth of the land mass of Greece. Corfu was my initial experience of the Greek islands twenty five years earlier now. These days the island still satisfies that need yet in a much more sophisticated way and also Corfu Community gives that cosmopolitan experience for those that require much more that simply sunlight as well as sand. Zakynthos, although having a riches of history behind it, is nearly a brand new island in construction terms. For all the bad vacationer areas of Crete there are some amazing tourist attractions as well as for that reason I can include it. Quiet, tranquil as well as untouched by mass tourism, it specifies the get-away-from-it-all desire coastline most of us wish for. Once more, this is a large island that has its spoilt vacationer locations like Faliraki, but areas of society and great elegance are never too away. Eighty miles north of Crete lies the volcanic island of Santorini in the Cyclades. Another casualty of an earthquake in 1956, Thira has actually been reconstructed with terraced white homes setting down high on the cliffs. It may not be the option of everyone however, for charm, tranquility and also relaxation incorporated with an interesting mix of background and also society Kythira has it all. A refurbished airport and also a new harbour make obtaining here a little much easier currently and the mix of incredible beaches, silent coves as well as lush valleys actually appeal.