Greek Islands holidays have always been hugely popular. If summer sunshine, sandy beaches and crystal waters weren't enough there is the famous warmth of the Greeks towards strangers, the easy-going culture, great Greek hotels and the sheer number of Greek islands. Deciding which Greek island to visit can be a real poser, but help is at hand online with plenty of late deals for holidays. Here are a few stories, reviews and notes to help you choose the best Greek island holiday for you. If looking a little further afield there are some great late deal holidays to be found.
There are many hidden Corfu holiday attractions for summer visitors to the island but few more curious than the ad-hoc monuments to the Second World War. Relics of the war can be found in some unusual places.
Museums across Greece and the Greek Islands open their doors today to celebrate International Museum Day. And holiday visitors can enjoy a host of museum events including concerts and exhibitions.
Tourists probably wouldn't find fighting off locusts one of the highlights of a beach holiday on Rhodes. Local farmers too are particularly concerned at the 'biblical' danger to crops if their numbers get too high.
Visitors on holiday in Andros this summer can enjoy a modern take on Byzantine art The Museum of Contemporary Art on the island of Andros is to host an exhibition of modern art that takes its inspiration from the Byzantine tradition.
As record numbers of holidaymakers fly into Greek Islands like Naxos they may be shocked to find a shortage of essentials such as doctors, transport and fresh water. Community leaders on ten Greek Islands have written to the Greek government.
Security cameras are to be installed at public monuments throughout the Greek Islands in a bid to stem theft and vandalism. The Hellenic Data Protection Authority has approved the installation of security cameras.
Holiday visitors to Zante can get a taste of modern art as the island stages and International Art and Creation Festival. It is the second year running that Zante tourists get to see paintings from international artists.
Kos is back on the holiday map after a surge in UK visitors to Kos in April. British arrivals at Kos airport jumped nearly 19% on April last year with 3,845 holidaymakers flying in from the UK alone.
Plunging hotel and food prices have helped make Greek islands beach holidays among the cheapest in Europe this year. Latest figures show that prices in Greece have dropped 15% since last year and are down more than 20% on 2011 prices.
The picturesque island of Mykonos, one of the larger of the Cyclades Islands, is visited by countless tourists every year. And it's not difficult to see why. It is heralded as being the typical Greek island with sun, sea and sand alongside a beautiful rolling landscape.