The Greek Islands
The Greek Islands is Europe's most desirable holiday destination. Why? They enjoy almost 365 days of sunshine each year! Greece has always been an ideal Mediterranean vacation destination. With over 1,400 islands (230 inhabited), it can be hard to choose which one to visit first.
The Greek islands have a Mediterranean climate, with mild and rainy winters, and hot and sunny summers.
Mykonos, also known as 'The Island of the Winds,' is world-renowned for its vibrant nightlife. Little Venice and Paradise Beach are popular party destinations where clothing is optional, and the LGBT scene is major. There are male go-go dancers everywhere, and parties typically last all night. July and August are the primary months for tourism and the wildest parties.
A charming pelican named Petros is the official mascot for the island of Mykonos. Petros decided to make Mykonos home after being rescued by a local fisherman. Although Petros is no longer with us, his spirit lives on in the locals' stories.
According to local myth, the god of sky and thunder, Zeus grew up in a cave on the island of Naxos. Coincidentally, Naxos is also said to be where Theseus abandoned Princess Ariadne of Crete after their successful attempt to kill the Minotaur.