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Kassos Island

Area: 65 sq km (48 sq miles)
Population: 1,200

With a population of just 1,200 and covering a measly 48 square miles, Kassos is one of the few Greek islands that can still truly combine a warm welcome and little tourist development.

Of the 5 villages on the Island, the largest and main port is Phry. This rather ramshackle collection of dwellings has little natural charm although the tiny harbour for caiques is a delight. The main attraction in Phry has to be the tavernas. As abundance of ridiculously cheap, fresh fish is supplied by the island's own small fishing fleet. Otherwise you will be welcomed with great friendliness by the local people, as tourists are a rarity.

A short walk across the bay and the tiny inlet of Emborio, where the majority of the fishing fleet is tied up, comes into view. Walkers will revel in the gaunt remoteness of the surrounding countryside where olive groves, citrus fruit trees and small farms are interspersed between the villages of Panagia, Arvanitohori and Poli, which are linked by rough roads.

Beach lovers will have to make the short boat journey to the neighbouring islet of Armathia, which has a fine, sandy beach.

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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...