Air Baltic Blog: Summer in Greece – the best islands for idyllic seaside holidays

For the ideal getaway, toss together the key ingredients of golden beaches, welcoming people, and glorious gastronomy. Garnish with adventure, sprinkle with ancient history, add a splash of turquoise waters, and voila, the Cyclades islands in Greece are the ultimate holiday cocktail.

But exactly which ones? Stunning Santorini and cultural Crete have always been bucket-list destinations and are top of the menu this summer. If you’ve been dreaming of sand between your toes and warm, salt-tipped winds, drop anchor at these two islands of the gods. If you have a week to spend on the islands, pick the one you like best and take day trips by ferry to nearby islands.

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