Post Tagged with: "Sporades"

  • The best places for its beaches

    Greek Islands, Skiathos, Syros, Travel Greece September 12, 2011 at 5:18 pm 0 comments

    Skiathos – Sporades Skiathos hit the jackpot when it came to beaches. Textbook sands line its south coast, from Koukounaries, the island’s best-known beach – where deep green trees provide the backdrop for a dramatic golden sweep – to Megali Ammos. And if much of the island’s sand is buried […]

     
  • 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 […]

     
  • Skyros Island

    Greek Islands, Skyros July 25, 2011 at 7:18 pm 0 comments

    Skyros is the southernmost island of the Sporades, a Greek archipelago in the Aegean Sea. Around the 2nd millennium BC and slightly later, the island was known as The Island of the Magnetes where the Magnetes used to live and later Pelasgia and Dolopia and later Skyros. At 209 km² […]

     
  • 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 […]