• December 10, 2019
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Category: Northern Aegean


    These islands scattered throughout the north Aegean Sea , with stunning nature from high mountains covered in trees to glorious beaches. From busy tourist resorts to secluded villages, The North-Eastern Aegean Islands have them all.

    Agios Eustratios Island

    Agios Eustratios Island

    Agios Eustratios (Ayios Efstratios), located 21 nautical miles from Myrina, is the smallest island in the region with a population of no more than 300 souls. Agios Eustratios is known as a site of exile…

    Ikaria Island

    Ikaria Island

    After legend, the island took the name Ikaria after Dionysos, the god of wine who is supposed to have been born here. The island did have a thriving wine industry but due to the outbreak…

    Samos

    Samos

    Samos , according to legend was the birthplace of Hera, the wife of Zeus. It is also the birthplace of Pythagoras, the ancient philosopher and mathematician. Samos is rich in flora and fauna. The scent…

    Samothrace

    Samothrace

    Samothrace is not on the main tourist route, but the natural beauty of the island, rivers, forests and mountains, astounds those who come here. The highest mountain is Mt. Fengari (1611m) and is the highest…

    Chios

    Chios

    Chios is not a major tourist destination, though busy enough. Package tour operators are starting to look at Chios as a possible destination. The sap from the lentisk tree “mastic” which is used in a…

    Lesvos

    Lesvos

    The third largest island in Greece , Lesvos is rich in history and culture besides being a fashionable holiday destination. Olive groves, forests, beaches and fertile farmlands make up the nature of this island. Lesvos…

    Thassos

    Thassos

    General Information The island of Thasos is the northernmost Aegean island. With lush vegetation, rich forests it is also known as the “Emerald Isle”. Thasos comes under the jurisdiction of the Prefecture of Kavala in…

    Lemnos Island

    Lemnos Island

    Lemnos (Limnos), the island where the god Hephaistus lived, will thrill any visitor seeking a quiet vacation spot, as well as those who wish to combine entertainment with tranquility. The hidden treasures of Lemnos are…