As the story goes, the Aegean Sea was named after King Aegeus who drowned himself in its waters when he mistakenly thought his son Theseus had died at the hands of the Minotaur, the half man, half bull monster, which lived on the island of Crete. With nearly 1,500 islands to explore, you can always find charming and amazing locations where you feel as if you could be the last person alive on earth.
Aegean Sea embraces hundred of islands, other cosmopolitan and luxurious and other totally pure, all with magical beaches of timeless beauty, islands that are arid and islands with lush green trees and exotic beaches. A natural scenery of mind-blowing, quintessential beauty against the velvet blue of the Aegean Sea.
Dodecanese, Cyclades, Crete, Sporades and the islands of the North Aegean invite you live unforgettable experiences. In the Aegean, you can find yourself in a totally different landscape, on an island with a completely different vibe, in the blink of an eye.
For those seeking a cosmopolitan atmosphere and luxurious lifestyle in the Greek islands, Santorini and Mykonos are the places to go in the Cyclades. Andros, Tinos, Mykonos, Serifos, Sifnos, Milos, Ios, Sikinos, Folegandros, Patmos, Leros, Kos, Rhodes and Symi offer picturesque beaches, stunning views and stylish nightlife.
Syros and Naxos are the epicentre of island exploring in the Aegean. Start on Syros, then go to Tinos, Mykonos, Kos, Leros, Patmos, Rhodes, Santorini and Anafi. Or start on Naxos, then Paros, Santorini, Amorgos, the Lesser Cyclades, Astypalaia, Ios, and Folegandros.
All countless Aegean Sea islands amaze with their natural beauty, the traditional architecture, the most interesting archaeological sites, their sparkling Mediterranean waters and the tasty Greek cuisine. A magical sunset, the typical white houses and Greek churches, ruins of an ancient temple, that is what an Aegean Sea island experience is all about, namely relaxing, eating local food and gathering some historical knowledge at the same time.
It’s up to you to create your own Odyssey and see these gleaming gems that adorn the Aegean first hand.