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Greek Islands chosen among the best to spend your honeymoon

A write-up about Santorini being a destination you must consider when planning your honeymoon was given by the renowned US News network, who recorded opinions of travelers, readers, and professionals of the tourism industry. The Cycladic Island of Santorini reached 1st place in a total of 20 worldwide destinations. Crete is another Greek island that is also present in the list at 13th place.

The article points out Santorini as a tailor-made destination for those who have just said “I do” and emphasizes the mesmerizing famous sunsets, the rich Greek food and romantic hotels. It is also mentioned that honeymooners can visit the island’s wineries and relax on red or black sand beaches. The author invites couples to stop by the archaeological delights of the impressively preserved Ancient Akrotiri or climb the ancient stairs that lead to the historic city of Manolas in Thirassia. From there, you can catch a breathtaking view of the caldera, a brilliant turquoise pool of water.

As far as Crete is concerned the journalist emphasizes on the island’s diversity and mentions the sandy beaches that hide among soaring mountains, the palm tree forests that grow in the middle of sprawling plains and the bustling modern cities that share coastlines with centuries-old structures. Furthermore the article identifies Crete as the largest Greek island, which is broken into four distinct regions that offer varied experiences, from jungle adventures to beach bum lazing. The sands are sublime, as are the hotels, spas and cuisine.

The island’s modern cities are also pointed out, which reflect the people and civilisations that used to live there. The streets are lined with architecture mirroring the styles of the Minoans, the Venetians and the Ottomans, as well as contemporary Greeks. Despite the visible contradictions, this island maintains a sense of unity, felt whenever you step onto the street, dine at a local taverna, or enjoy a glass of raki at a sidewalk café.

Santorini and Crete are therefore ideal destinations that will satisfy newlyweds, especially in the month of September, when it is less crowded and the weather is still hot but with slightly milder temperatures than in the peak of the summer.

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