The cosmopolitan Aegean islands
Greece is full of beautiful places worth visiting, while satisfying all tastes. If you like cosmopolitan holidays, check out the top picks available for the cosmopolitan Aegean islands.
In Mykonos the heart of absolute fun beats. The world-famous Mykonos combines secular life with the Cycladic beauty of the Aegean Sea.
Mykonos never sleeps. And the sure thing is that you will not hit even a minute whether it is day or night. Apart from the endless parties, however, the island also has several of the most beautiful beaches in Greece with crystal clear waters. It has a very interesting country with Little Venice on its edge and the typical traditional windmills.
Ornos, Elia, Ftelia, Psarou, Kalo Livadi, Paraga, Panormos, Platis Gialos are indicative beaches that you should visit, some more and some less cosmopolitan.
One must see at least once in one's life the unique landscape of Santorini. The steep rock on which the Cycladic settlement has been built makes Santorini special. But without depriving it of its Cycladic character.
The dark rocks left behind by the volcano dating back to BC. era creates a landscape like no other in the world. The shocking sunset of Santorini is one of the most famous in the world. In Santorini, cosmopolitan life reaches its zenith, but with a more refined character.
The places you will visit are definitely Fira which is the capital of the island, Imerovigli, Akrotiri and of course the cosmopolitan Oia. For swimming in the sea try Perissa, Perivolos, Kamari and Vlychada.
One of the most cosmopolitan islands in Greece is located very close to the port of Piraeus. The island with the rich history gathers the elite of the heroes of the Greek Revolution.
Apart from the historical sites, museums, sights and mansions that you will see in Hydra, the island offers intense secular life especially in the summer. In Hydra, cars are forbidden and so to go to its beautiful beaches you have to use sea taxis.
Mandraki, Avlaki, Hydronetta, Spilia which is very close to the port, Plakes, Vlychos are most organized in a very special way due to the rocky landscape. Of course if you want an intense secular life, everyone gathers in the restaurants, cafes and bars of the port.