When you think of the most romantic holiday destinations, surely the Greek Islands come to mind. Not only are there so many to choose from, but each island is unique and beautiful in its own way. Once you’ve decided on which Greek Island you’re going to explore, there’s no doubt that there are a number of locations which ooze romanticism. Making it the perfect couples holiday for you and your partner. If you’re stuck on where you should visit in the Greek Islands with your loved one, don’t worry, we’ve got the ultimate list of the most romantic places on the Greek Islands below.
A liston is most notably a pedestrianised square and is a term which is used in various cities, specifically those of the Veneto region. Corfu’s liston was built during its days under the First French Empire. Inspired by Paris, you can already tell why it’s deemed a romantic place in our eyes. Corfu’s liston is associated with the island’s aristocrats and its clear to see why. Marvellously decorated, the liston has marble floors and fancy restaurants which line it. Corfu’s liston looks stunning at night as it is lit up, making it the perfect setting for a lovely meal for two.
We’re sure you’ve seen all the pictures from Santorini, the Greek Island which oozes the romantic with ease. It’s one of the most picture-perfect places to visit with your partner. When in Santorini, head to the village of Oia, located in the northwest of the island. This coastal town is very typical of Santorini, full of whitewashed houses jutting out of rugged cliffs. As you can imagine, it is simply beautiful to witness the views of the ocean that Oia overlooks. Particularly, if you and your partner head up to Oia Castle to watch the famous Oia sunset.
Lindos is a stunning village on the Greek Island of Rhodes. Well-known for its acropolis located on top of a hill, this historical landmark offers superb surrounding views. Head up to the top with your loved one, where you can both enjoy the sights. Once you’ve admired the area, make your way over to one of the fine restaurants that Lindos has to offer for a tasty romantic meal. Ambrosia Restaurant and Odyssia Restaurant in particular are dreamy places to grab dinner with your partner.
Finally, Chania is a beautiful city which lies on the northwest coast of Crete. Home to a beautiful Venetian harbour which provides restaurants with lovely views of the waterfront, it is the perfect romantic spot to visit as a couple. There are plenty of sightseeing opportunities in Chania for couples who are interested in its history. Visit the Nautical Museum or the Archaeological museum of Chania to polish up on your knowledge of the city. But, when it comes to the romantic, it really is Chania’s waterfront which takes the prize. Stunning in the day time, walk around the harbour as the water glistens in the sun. Or in the evenings, admire the idyllic harbour as it is lit up and comes alive with a selection of lovely restaurants and bars.