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Old 05-21-2008, 01:28 PM   #1
 
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after reading all the threads on greek isles.
i am still confused as to which islands to take and drop .
will be visiting europe in august with my wife for two weeks.
want to to do
vienna 3 nights
salzberg 1 night
innsbruck 2 nights
greece 6 days

would you suggest dropping or adding another city/country around these places?
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Old 05-21-2008, 05:10 PM   #2
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hey buddy.

Depends what you want out of the Isles... some quiet sight seeing, mad partying, beach lounging or all of the above?

This site is central for anything Isles...http://www.visitgreece.gr/pages.php?langID=2&pageID=254

I am told Santorini is beautiful, as is mykonos. I went to Ios. You should only go to Ios if you are down with debauchery.

My one advice is to take the slow overnight boat from Athens. It's cheaper, you get to sleep under the stars (if you want) and you get to visit every island (they stop off).

Additionally if you are inclined to scam the system (which I should have done), simply buy the ticket to the first island, and avoid the ticket guys, and you can travel anywhere the boat goes.
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I agree with Jason about Ios. Serioussssss party island. We spent a whole week on Santorini, and could of stayed longer. Basically the prettiest place on earth we have been thus far. Tons to do and very easy to get around.... We also spent some time on Naxos. Very different island, kinda family friendly, but we really enjoyed it as well. If you have any questions about those 3 islands, we have a fair amount of info we could share. I should mention that we chose to fly from Athens to Santorini. 45 min. flight. Like $125.00 each. But we also did the ferries from island to island.....
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