Arnea, is the capital of the district of Arnea. Ruins of an ancient civilization have been found 3 km of the township of Arnea and many believe it is the site of ancient Arne, mentioned by Thoukididis. Its acropolis and … Read More
Ikaria derived its name from Ikaros, the son of Daedalos in Greek mythology, who fell into the sea nearby. The principal town of the island and seat of the municipality is Agios Kirykos. Hotel Bookings in Greece – Suggested for … Read More
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Leros situated between Patmos Lipsi and Kalimnos in the Dodecanese islands. Leros has a lot of small and wonderful beaches across its long coast line the visitor will find remote or well organised beaches some with sand some with pebbles … Read More
You can start your “sea & beaches” tour at the beach at Pera Yialos. From there by boat or car visit the beaches at Livadi (with sand and pebbles), Tzanaki, Moura, Pappou and Aghios Konstantinos (7km away). More remote beaches … Read More
“This place was the centre of a great culture”. That’s how the Greek poet, J. Ritsos, describes the island of Samos. Its history and its monuments indicate that this is actually the case. Trade had flourished here, while the tobacco … Read More
The island is located about 47 kilometers southwest of Rhodes, in the part of the Mediterranean which is called, after it, the Carpathian Sea (Latin: Carpathium Mare).
In Greek mythology, Serifos is where Danaë and her infant son Perseus washed ashore after her father Acrisius, in response to an oracle that his own grandson would kill him, set them adrift at sea in a wooden chest.
Kea is part of the Kea-Kythnos regional unit. Its capital, Ioulis, is inland at a high altitude (like most ancient Cycladic settlements, for fear of pirates) and is considered quite picturesque. Other major villages of Kea are the port of … Read More
Due to its proximity to Athens, Kythnos has become a fashionable setting for vacation homes, in addition to being an accessible destination for foreign visitors. Besides its numerous beaches and picturesque villages, it also is the site of one of … Read More