Archaeological Site of Sounion (Temple of Poseidon)
Sounion is known for its important geographical position and the ruins of Poseidon’s ancient temple located in it. The sanctuary of Poseidon is one of the most important sights and archaeological sites of Attica.
Kalymnos Island (Greece, Dodecanese) is an island in the southeastern Aegean. Kalymnos is famous for see-sponge harvesting, wild beauty, and climbing.
Kalymnos is the 26th largest Greek island with its capital Pothia. Surrounded by many small islands, the most important of which are the uninhabited Glaronisia, Kalavros, the inhabited Telendos, the islets Nera, Agios Nikolaos, and Agios Andreas, the habitable Platis, Imia, Pserimos, and finally Pitta and Calolimnos. Read More …
The Islands of Paxoi (Paxos Island) is a cluster of small and rocky islands in Greece (Ionian Sea), the largest Paxos and Antipaxos.
Paxoi (Paxos island) is located 7 miles south of the famous island of Corfu. The capital of Paxos is Gaios; a picturesque village built right on its harbor. On the north side of the island is the village of Lakka, and on the east beach the graphic village of Loggos. Paxos was declared the Cultural Village of Europe for the year 2004.
Kos island is a Greek island in the Dodecanese (*group of 15 islands in the Southeaster Aegean sea), the second largest island in the Dodecanese after Rhodes.
The capital of the island is Kos, where it is also the main port of the island.
Spetses Island (Greece, Saronic Islands)is a historic island located 1.5 miles from the mainland (Peloponnese) near the Argolic peninsula. The capital is the homonymous city of the island.
Spetses island is a popular tourist destination with well-preserved mansions and traditional architecture that coexist with the liveliness of tourists and lush nightlife.
Andros is an island in the Aegean Sea, southeast of Evia. It is the northernmost island of the Cyclades and the second largest in size. The capital of the island is Andros or Chora, while its port is Gavrio.
Andros Island (Greece, Cyclades) is connected to mainland Greece by sea via Rafina, within 36 miles. It is characterized by its beautifully whitewashed villages with bougainvillea courtyards and the neoclassical buildings in Chora. Read More …
Tinos island is the fourth largest in the Cyclades, with picturesque villages such as Berdeimaros, Two Villages, Arnados, one of the most traditional settlements, unique views of the endless blue.
Its enchanting landscape, gray chapels characterize Tinos island, old windmills, indicative bridges, pigeon houses (Dovecots), hosting the region’s older economic activity, and grain trade. Tinos belongs to the northern Cyclades group of Green islands (Aegean sea). Read More …
Symi is the eighth largest Greek island of the Dodecanese. It is located about 12 miles NW. of Rhodes. Its natural harbor is Gialos (from Aegialos), around which the city is built amphitheatrically.
The Island of Symi is a world-class tourist destination due to its architecture. About 5% of residents of Symi are foreign European citizens, mainly English. Read More …
Koufonisia: The Mykonos of the Small Cyclades. In the ’80s, it sounded like a rather quirky choice, deliberately isolated and nature-loving. However, today, things have changed. Holidays in Koufonisia are now synonymous with the cosmopolitan carelessness of young people who want to seize their vacation days from morning until the following day.
Hydra is a particularly popular island destination for both foreign tourists and Athenians. An extremely picturesque island, with rich mansions, unique architecture and cosmopolitan style.
The homonym city is constructed amphitheatrically around the harbor being the only settlement of the island. It is characterized by its traditional houses with tiled roofs, bright blue doors, and windows. It owes its name to the abundant waters that sprang from the rich springs it had in antiquity.