Post Tagged with: "Cyclades"

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]