Post Tagged with: "Aegean Sea"

  • Paros Island

    Greek Islands, Paros July 25, 2011 at 2:33 pm 0 comments

    Paros is an island of Greece in the central Aegean Sea. One of the Cyclades island group, it lies to the west of Naxos, from which it is separated by a channel about 8 km (5 mi) wide. It lies approximately 100 nmi (185 km) south-east of Piraeus. The Municipality […]

  • Andros Island

    Andros, Greek Islands July 25, 2011 at 2:26 pm 0 comments

    Andros, or Andro is the northernmost island of the Greek Cyclades archipelago, approximately 10 km (6 mi) south east of Euboea, and about 3 km (2 mi) north of Tinos. It is nearly 40 km (25 mi) long, and its greatest breadth is 16 km (10 mi). Its surface is […]

  • Syros Island

    Greek Islands, Syros July 25, 2011 at 2:21 pm 0 comments

    Syros, or Siros or Syra is a Greek island in the Cyclades, in the Aegean Sea. It is located 78 nautical miles (144 km) south-east of Athens. The area of the island is 83.6 km2 (32 sq mi). The largest towns are Ermoupoli, Ano Syros, and Vari. Ermoupoli is the […]

  • Kastelorizo Island

    Greek Islands, Kastelorizo July 21, 2011 at 4:49 pm 0 comments

    Kastelorizo, is a Greek island and municipality located in the southeastern Mediterranean. It lies roughly 1,300 m (4,265 ft) off the south coast of Turkey, about 570 km southeast of Athens and 110 km (68 mi) east of Rhodes, almost halfway between Rhodes and Antalya and 280 km (174 mi) […]

  • Samos Island

    Samos, Travel Greece July 21, 2011 at 3:09 pm 0 comments

    Samos is a Greek island in the eastern Aegean Sea, south of Chios, north of Patmos and the Dodecanese, and off the coast of Asia Minor, from which it is separated by the 1.6 kilometres (0.99 mi)-wide Mycale Strait. It is also a separate peripheral unit of the North Aegean […]

  • Sifnos Island

    Sifnos July 21, 2011 at 2:46 pm 0 comments

    Sifnos is an island municipality in the Cyclades island group in Greece. The main town, near the center, is known as Apollonia (pop. 942) home of the island’s folklore museum and library. The town’s name is thought to come from an ancient temple of Apollo on the site of the […]