The Cyclades islands are the most popular tourist destination in all of Greece. Nothing at all quite beats the stark landscape of these islands - the blue sky atop the white-washed buildings scattered on barren land. The most popular of the lot are Santorini and Mykonos and if you are a first-time visitor with only a short holiday period, then these are literally the ones you must see. These are the islands that make the Cyclades what the world knows them to be. Of course, there are numerous other island choices in this archipelago of more than 200 islands in total. So, if you want to explore more the other islands to see are: Amorgos, Andros, Folegandros, Ios, Kea, Koufonisi, Kythnos, Milos, Naxos, Paros, Sifnos, Serifos, Sikinos, Syros and Tinos.