Octopus has had pride of place on Greek dinner tables since time immemorial. Inhabitants of Greece’s 227 inhabited islands have long relied on the sea’s bounty to feed their hungry families. Today, octopus is more popular than ever and features on the menu of almost every psarotavernes (fish taverns) in the country, whether its close to the sea or not. Just like buying or renting property in Greece, the best place to find the freshest and most traditionally prepared octopus is on its stunning islands.
Greece is known around the world for its delectable seafood dishes. Making the most of the bounty that surrounds them, Greek islanders in particular set their dinner table around the catch of the day. To help you decide where to visit on vacation or even where to buy or rent property in Greece, here are five places you are guaranteed to find great seafood.