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User currently offlineTeahan From Germany, joined Nov 1999, 5301 posts, RR: 61
Posted (12 years 11 months 1 week 4 days 19 hours ago) and read 785 times:

Hello,

Anyone here visited any of the Greek Islands? If so, which is your favourite and why?

I visited Serifos, a small Island about 2.5 hours from Athens (or 4.5 on a normal ferry) this summer. Found it pretty nice, lovely beaches, friendly people and so on.. Only thing that was annoying was the infrastructure (especially the roads) and the dry landscape. Not a bit of green space in sight for miles. The dust is just unbelievable, not really good for an Asthma suffer like my dad. Also visited a few other Islands when I was way younger (probably 4-5) so don’t remember much.

Jeremiah



Goodbye SR-LX MD-11 / 6th of March 1991 to the 31st of October 2004
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User currently offlineTWFirst From Vatican City, joined Apr 2000, 6346 posts, RR: 52
Reply 1, posted (12 years 11 months 1 week 4 days 19 hours ago) and read 781 times:

I've been to Corfu, Crete, Santorini, and Mykanos. My favorite is definitely Santorini. It's magical.


An unexamined life isn't worth living.
User currently offlineBA-747 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 2, posted (12 years 11 months 1 week 4 days 19 hours ago) and read 778 times:

ive only been to corfu and it was excellent alot of cheap booze :O)

User currently offlineTurbineBeaver From United States of America, joined Jan 2002, 1199 posts, RR: 0
Reply 3, posted (12 years 11 months 1 week 4 days 19 hours ago) and read 774 times:

Lived in Greece for 3 years, so I've been to....

Crete, Rhodes, Santorini, Serifos, Andros, Mykonos, and many other, just can't remember the names.

Loved them all. I LOVE Greek food!!!!!!!!


TB


User currently offlineLewis From Greece, joined Jul 1999, 3654 posts, RR: 5
Reply 4, posted (12 years 11 months 1 week 4 days 2 hours ago) and read 770 times:

I have been to many islands because I am Greek. I liked Mykonos and Santorini a lot. The thing is that the climate of the islands is dry and the Cyclades (island complex) are always dry and rocky. On the other hand, the Ionian islands have a lot of trees and forrests. Don't forget that all the small islands have less than 1,000 permanent habitants so there is no need for a lot of infrastructure just for the 4 busy months. It is not like Las Vegas and there is a need to keep them as traditional as possible.

User currently offlineMls515 From United States of America, joined Jun 2000, 3076 posts, RR: 9
Reply 5, posted (12 years 11 months 1 week 4 days 2 hours ago) and read 768 times:

I've been to Corfu (an Ionian island) but that's the only one I've been to. It was very nice. Here is a picture I took while in Corfu:




Across the water in the background is Albania.


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