Post Tagged with: "Aegean Sea"

  • Leipsoi Islands

    Greek Islands, Leipsoi July 27, 2011 at 2:49 pm 0 comments

    Leipsoi is an island south of Samos and to the north of Leros in Greece. It is well serviced with ferries passing between Patmos and Leros and on the main route for ferries from Piraeus. Lipsi or Lipsous is a small group of islets at the northern part of the […]

     
  • Keros Island

    Greek Islands, Keros July 27, 2011 at 2:22 pm 0 comments

    Keros is an uninhabited Greek island in the Cyclades about 10 km (6 mi) southeast of Naxos. Administratively it is part of the community of Koufonisi. It has an area of 15 km2 (6 sq mi) and its highest point is 432 metres (1,417 ft). It was an important site […]

     
  • Irakleia Island

    Greek Islands, Irakleia July 27, 2011 at 2:17 pm 0 comments

    Irakleia is an island and a former community in the Cyclades, Greece. Since the 2011 local government reform it is part of the municipality Naxos and Lesser Cyclades, of which it is a municipal unit. Its population was officially 151 inhabitants at the 2001 census, and its land area 17.795 […]

     
  • Donousa Island

    Donousa, Greek Islands July 26, 2011 at 9:24 pm 0 comments

    Donousa is an island and a former community in the Cyclades, Greece. Since the 2011 local government reform it is part of the municipality Naxos and Lesser Cyclades, of which it is a municipal unit. Donousa is the easternmost island of the Lesser Cyclades. The island has a land area […]

     
  • Schoinoussa Island

    Greek Islands, Schoinoussa July 26, 2011 at 9:24 pm 0 comments

    Schoinoussa is an island and a former community in the Cyclades, Greece. Since the 2011 local government reform it is part of the municipality Naxos and Lesser Cyclades, of which it is a municipal unit. It lies south of the island of Naxos, in the Small Cyclades group, between the […]

     
  • Sikinos Island

    Greek Islands, Sikinos, Travel Greece July 26, 2011 at 9:24 pm 0 comments

    Sikinos is a Greek island and municipality in the Cyclades. It is located midway between the islands of Ios and Folegandros. Sikinos is part of the Santorini peripheral unit. It was known as Oinoe (Island of Wine) in Ancient Greece. It contrasts with nearby islands, such as Ios, in being […]

     
  • Kimolos Island

    Greek Islands, Kimolos, Travel Greece July 26, 2011 at 9:24 pm 0 comments

    Kimolos (Capital town: Chorio Kimolou, Port: Psathi, Area: 36 km², Highest point: Mount Paleokastro, 364 m) is a Greek island in the Aegean Sea, belonging to the islands group of Cyclades, located on the SW tip of them, near the bigger island of Milos. Possessing a volcanic soil and a […]

     
  • Kea Island

    Greek Islands, Kea, Travel Greece July 26, 2011 at 9:23 pm 0 comments

    Kea, also known as Gia or Tzia, Zea, and, in Antiquity, Keos, is an island of the Cyclades archipelago, in the Aegean Sea, in Greece. Kea is part of the Kea-Kythnos peripheral unit. On the island with the largest oak forest in the Cyclades bird-watching is a real delight. For […]

     
  • Leros Island

    Greek Islands, Leros July 26, 2011 at 9:22 pm 0 comments

    Leros is a Greek island and municipality in the Dodecanese in the southern Aegean Sea. According to mythology, this is the island of Artemis (Diana), the goddess of forests and hunting. The island extends over a surface of 54 km2, its coastline is 71 km long and it has 8,500 […]

     
  • Skyros Island

    Greek Islands, Skyros July 26, 2011 at 9:22 pm 0 comments

    Skyros is the southernmost island of the Sporades, a Greek archipelago in the Aegean Sea. Skyros has a great cultural tradition and exceptional landscape. The island has its own breed of the well-known Skyrian ponies. Many desert islands surround Skyros, the most important being Valaxa, Sarakiniko, Skyropoula and Platia. At […]