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  • Tinos Island

    Tinos July 21, 2011 at 2:36 pm 1 comment

    Tinos is a Greek island situated in the Aegean Sea. It is located in the Cyclades archipelago. In antiquity, Tinos was also known as Ophiussa (from ophis, Greek for snake) and Hydroessa (from hydor, Greek for water). The closest islands are Andros, Delos, and Mykonos. It has a land area […]

  • Alonnisos Island

    Alonnisos July 21, 2011 at 2:04 pm 0 comments

    Alonnisos, also transliterated as Alonissos or Alonisos, is a Greek island in the Aegean Sea. After Skiathos and Skopelos it is the third member of the Northern Sporades. It is 3 km (2 nm) E of the island of Skopelos. Alonnisos is also the name of a village on the […]

  • Skiathos Island

    Greek Islands, Skiathos, Travel Greece July 21, 2011 at 1:57 pm 0 comments

    Skiathos is a small island in the Aegean Sea belonging to Greece. Skiathos is the westernmost island in the Northern Sporades group of islands. The mainland of Greece and Magnesia lie to the west, while the island of Skopelos lies to the east. The name of the island dates back […]

  • Chios Island

    Chios July 21, 2011 at 1:55 pm 0 comments

    Chios is the fifth largest of the Greek islands, situated in the Aegean Sea, seven kilometres (five miles) off the Asia Minor coast. The island is separated from Turkey by the Chios Strait. The island is noted for its strong merchant shipping community, its unique mastic gum and its medieval […]