If you’re looking for authentic beauty and eons of storied history the Greek Islands is where you’ll find it. Embark from bustling Athens and head to Monemvasia, a dramatic fortress island. Katakolon is the spiritual home of the Olympic Games. Souda Bay in Crete has luxurious white sand beaches and Santorini is relentlessly romantic. Turkey’s Bodrum boasts scenic coastal views, while back in Greece Patmos is a marvel, before arrival in Athens.