Beautiful Islands In Greece You Have To Visit

Greece with thousands of islands( more than 6,000 islands)  amazing  place, each one has its own particular charm. with fascinating local traditions. golden beaches, dramatic coastlines and a Mediterranean climate, unique archaeological sites, enchanting forests and quaint fishing villages galore. 
it’s no wonder that the Greek Islands are one of the world’s top destinations. 

Beautiful Islands In Greece You Have To Visit Santorini


Santorini (or Thíra) ,is an island in the southern Aegean Sea,is actually a group of islands consisting of Thíra, Thirassiá, Asproníssi, Palea and Nea Kaméni in the southernmost part of Cyclades. 

The island was the site of one of the largest volcanic eruptions in recorded history The last big eruption occurred 3,600 years ago (during the Minoan Age), when igneous material (mainly ash, pumice and lava stones) covered the three islands (Thíra, Thirassiá and Asproníssi). 

It’s probably one of the most iconic Greek islands to visit,The enthralling sunset view in Oia Santorini, the minimal Cycladic architecture, the luxurious Santorini Greece hotels, the delicious restaurants, the dramatic rocky landscape, and the Santorini volcano the dramatic shape of the caldera—like a perfect ring around the volcano that once wiped out the entire Minoan civilization—is one of the most surreal landscapes in Europe. (The caldera of Santorini is the only inhabited in the world, the population of Santorini is about 15,000 people.).


 


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 Beautiful Islands In Greece You Have To Visit Corfu

Corfu most interesting facts.

The island has two names Corfu is also called Kerkyra.(According to historical sources, the earliest reference to Corfu is the Mycenaean Greek word ko-ro-ku-ra-i-jo ("man from Kerkyra") 1300 BC).

Unification with modern Greece was concluded in 1864 under the Treaty of London .

The island is famous for its large amounts of olive trees. 3% of the world`s olive oil comes from Corfu.

Corfu was under the British rule from 1814 until 1864 when it was united with Greece.

The locals throw pots out of their windows and balconies smashing them into the streets in order to celebrate Christ’s resurrection every Easter.

The island was the cradle of culture and science. In Corfu was founded the first university or Greece, called the IONIAN UNIVERSITY and the first modern theater and opera of Greece.

Hebrew-Italian in a Venetian dialect also developed with some Greek words as many Italian Jews took refuge in Corfu.
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