Greek Islands

  • Euboea Island

    Euboea, Greek Islands July 28, 2011 at 5:12 pm 0 comments

    Euboea is the second largest Greek island in area and population and the third in the eastern Mediterranean, is located close to the Prefecture of Attica. The narrow Euripus Strait separates it from Boeotia in mainland Greece. In general outline it is a long and narrow, seahorse-shaped island; it is about […]

     
  • Othonoi Island

    Greek Islands, Othonoi July 27, 2011 at 6:10 pm 0 comments

    Othonoi is an island and a former community of the Ionian Islands, Greece. Othonoi belong to Diapontia Islands. An island complex of the Ionian Sea located at the northwestern end of Corfu and including Ereikoussa and Mathraki as well as some smaller inhabited islets. Othonoi, the biggest island of the […]

     
  • Rineia Island

    Greek Islands, Rineia July 27, 2011 at 5:57 pm 0 comments

    Rineia or Rhenea is a Greek island in the Cyclades. It lies just west of the island of Delos and further southwest of the island of Mykonos, of which it and Delos are administratively a part. Its area is 14 km². It had a small population until the 1980s, but […]

     
  • Trizonia Island

    Greek Islands, Trizonia July 27, 2011 at 5:47 pm 0 comments

    Trizonia is the largest island (2,45 km2) of the Corinthian Gulf and the only one currently inhabited. It is located at the SW end of the prefecture, opposite to the village of Glyfada (with the Venetian castle) which is located at 70 km to the SW of Amfissa. The sights […]

     
  • Halki Island

    Greek Islands, Halki July 27, 2011 at 5:29 pm 0 comments

    Halki (alternatively Chalce or Chalki) is a Greek island and municipality in the Dodecanese archipelago in the Aegean Sea, some 6 km (4 mi) west of Rhodes. Its name originates from the copper [halkos in Greek] mines that used to exist on the island. Since 1983, it has been nominated […]

     
  • Meganisi Island

    Greek Islands, Meganisi July 27, 2011 at 5:20 pm 0 comments

    Meganisi (literally “big island”) is a Greek island and municipality immediately to the east-southeast of the island of Lefkada. A lush green island with three settlements (Spartochori, Vathi, Katomeri) and beautiful beaches located opposite Nydri. The municipality includes the offshore islands of Skorpios (pop. 2 persons) and Sparti. Its total […]

     
  • Oinousses Island

    Greek Islands, Oinousses July 27, 2011 at 5:06 pm 0 comments

    Oinousses, alternative forms: Aignoussa or Egnoussa is a barren cluster of 1 larger and 8 smaller islands some 2 km off the north-east coast of the Greek island of Chios and 8 km west of Turkey. Administratively the islands form a municipality within the Chios peripheral unit, which is part […]

     
  • Strofades Island

    Greek Islands, Strofades July 27, 2011 at 4:56 pm 0 comments

    Strofades (in Latin Strophades; also Stamphane Islands; Strivali) is a group of two small Greek islands in the Ionian Islands. They lie about 44 km (27 miles) south-southeast of the island of Zakynthos. Administratively they are part of the Municipality of Zakynthos. The larger island, Stamfani, is inhabited by one […]

     
  • Fournoi Islands

    Fournoi, Greek Islands July 27, 2011 at 4:02 pm 0 comments

    Fournoi (known also as Fourni Corseon) is a Greek island in the eastern Aegean, between Samos and Ikaria. It belongs to Samos prefecture. Fournoi is part of a group of three islands, the others being Thymaina and Agios Minas. The only town of Fournoi is Fournoi Korseon. The island has […]

     
  • Psara Island

    Greek Islands, Psara July 27, 2011 at 3:49 pm 0 comments

    Psara (formerly known as Psyra, or Psyriī) is a Greek island in the Aegean Sea. Together with the small uninhabited island of Antipsara it forms the municipality of Psara. It is part of the Chios peripheral unit, which is part of the North Aegean Periphery. The only town of the […]