Post Tagged with: "Cyclades"

  • 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 […]

  • Amorgos Island

    Amorgos, Greek Islands, Travel Greece July 26, 2011 at 9:20 pm 0 comments

    Amorgos is the easternmost island of the Greek Cyclades island group, and the nearest island to the neighboring Dodecanese island group. Along with several neighboring islets, the largest of which is Nikouria Island, it comprises the municipality of Amorgos, which has a land area of 126.346 km², and a population […]

  • Anafi Island

    Anafi, Greek Islands July 26, 2011 at 9:20 pm 0 comments

    Anafi is a Greek island community in the Cyclades. In 2001, it had a population of 273 inhabitants. Its land area is 40.370 km². It lies east of the island of Thíra (Santorini). Anafi is part of the Santorini peripheral unit. Anafi is very much an island for walking. Through […]

  • Delos Island

    Delos, Greek Islands July 26, 2011 at 9:14 pm 0 comments

    The island of Delos, isolated in the centre of the roughly circular ring of islands called the Cyclades, near Mykonos, is one of the most important mythological, historical and archaeological sites in Greece. The excavations in the island are among the most extensive in the Mediterranean; ongoing work takes place […]

  • Serifos Island

    Greek Islands, Serifos July 25, 2011 at 5:59 pm 0 comments

    Serifos is a Greek island municipality in the Aegean Sea, located in the western Cyclades, south of Kythnos and northwest of Sifnos. It is part of the Milos peripheral unit. The area is 75.207 km² and the population was 1,414 at the 2001 census. It is located about 170 km […]

  • Kythnos Island

    Greek Islands, Kythnos July 25, 2011 at 4:10 pm 0 comments

    Kythnos is a Greek island and municipality in the Western Cyclades between Kea and Serifos. It is 56 nautical miles (104 km) from the harbor of Piraeus. Kythnos is 100 km2 (39 sq mi) in area and has a coastline of about 100 km (62 mi). It has more than […]

  • Folegandros Island

    Folegandros, Greek Islands July 25, 2011 at 3:40 pm 0 comments

    Folegandros is a small Greek island in the Aegean Sea which, together with Sikinos, Ios, Anafi and Santorini, forms the southern part of the Cyclades. Its surface area is about 32 square kilometres (12 square miles) and it has 667 inhabitants. It has three small villages, Chora, Karavostasis, and Ano […]

  • Ios Island

    Greek Islands, Ios July 25, 2011 at 3:08 pm 0 comments

    Ios is a Greek island in the Cyclades group in the Aegean Sea. Ios is a hilly island with cliffs down to the sea on most sides, situated halfway between Naxos and Santorini. It is about 18 km (11 mi) long and 10 km (6 mi) wide, with an area […]

  • 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 […]