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Kalymnos Island

Area: 110 sq. km
Population: 14.500

The island is now as in ancient times known for the fishing and marketing of sponges. The earliest inhabitants were probably Carians; later -around 1100 B.C.- Kalymnos was colonized by Dorians.  In antiquity its fortunes tended to follow those of Kos and later it underwent the usual Byzantine, Venetian, Rodian, Turkish and Italian periods.

In 1947 it reverted to Greece. Kalymnos town with 9400 inhabitants is the capital of the island and was founded in 1850. the church of Ag. Hristos is the most beautiful Neobyzantine church of the town.

To the west is a hill with ruined Castle of the Knights. Horio is the former capital of the island, built below the castle (9th century), which served as an refuge in Middle Ages. Kefalas, the cave, which can be reached by boat only, was a sanctuary of Olympian Zeus.

Telendos is the island close to the western shore with the ruins of the monastery of Agia Vassileos dominated by a medieval castle. Vathis is a small village at the east coast with a fjord like inlet..

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Mykonos Island


Ιt is the cosmopolitan center of the Cyclades Complex. Its reputation has spread during the last years due to its unique landscape, its archaelogical sites, its cosmopolitan environment and its magnificent beaches.

White-washed, cube-shaped houses are scattered all over the island, narrow streets in the town, chapels and picturesque tavernas hide among art galleries and stores selling jewellery, souvenirs etc.

Trends that sweep through the international scene are born in the intense nightlife of this modern resort.

An island of tempting and tempestuous reputation such as Mykonos, with high tourism and a rather superficial lifestyle, inevitably has both fans and critics.

But even the most unsuspecting visitor immediately realizes that Mykonos is not only a crazy “bon-viveur”, but also an attractive, picturesque island with white Chora aside the crystal-clear blue waters of the Aegean Sea.

Direct international charter flights and regular domestic flights from Athens serve frequently, during summer, the airport of Mykonos.

Because it is so famous, Mykonos gets really overcrowded during high season but for those who enjoy the crowd, great fun and all night long entertainment, Mykonos is the ideal place for holidays.

Have a wonderful time...