Greek Islands

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Greek Islands — The numerous Greek Islands (some 6,000 islands and islets, of which only 227 are inhabited) are among the most popular tourist destinations in the world. The islands highlighted within this guide are the best of the seven island groups – the Ionian, Argo-Saronic, Cyclades, Dodecanese, Sporades and Evvia, Northeast Aegean, and Crete.

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For ancient monuments and ruins, beautiful scenery, and lively Mediterranean beach resorts.

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Santorini: What to Look Forward to in the Next Seasons

March 05, 2014

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October 18, 2013 by Anne Roderique-Jones

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40 Sweet Spots for Fall Value

August 15, 2013 by ShermansTravel Editorial Staff

In life, being in the right place at the right time can come down to serendipity, but in travel, it is almost always the result of good planning. To avoid crowds ... Read More »


Top 10 Luxury Beach Hotels for Less

June 21, 2012 by ShermansTravel Editorial Staff

There’s no need to splurge on a luxury beach hotel for this year’s summer vacation, thanks to a wave of relatively new – and affordable – beach hotels. Our ... Read More »


Top 10 Romantic Getaways

February 01, 2012 by ShermansTravel Editorial Staff

While we tend to think most of romance around Valentine's Day, our favorite romantic getaways are guaranteed to rekindle a long-standing romance, or kick a new ... Read More »

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