Greek Islands

  • Santorini

    Greek Islands, Santorini July 18, 2011 at 4:59 am 0 comments

    Santorini, officially Thira (Greek: Θήρα [ˈθira]), is an island located in the southern Aegean Sea, about 200 km (120 mi) southeast from Greece’s mainland. It is the largest island of a small, circular archipelago which bears the same name and is the remnant of a volcanic caldera. It forms the […]

     
  • Aegean Islands

    Greek Islands July 11, 2011 at 11:31 am 1 comment

    The Aegean Islands (Greek: Νησιά Αιγαίου, transliterated: Nisiá Aigaíou; Turkish: Ege Adaları) are the group of islands in the Aegean Sea, with mainland Greece to the west and north and Turkey to the east; the island of Crete delimits the sea to the south, those of Rhodes, Karpathos and Kasos […]

     
  • Exploring Samaria Gorge in Crete

    Adventure, Crete March 18, 2011 at 6:48 pm 0 comments

    The world-famous Samaria Gorge on the southern Aegean island of Crete is one of the longest gorges in Europe. The gorge has opened for the public, with entry permitted throughout the entire length of the main footpath, from Xyloskalo to Aghia Roumeli. The Samaria Gorge, a national park in Chania […]