Area: 65 sq km (48 sq miles)
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.
will have to make the short boat journey to the neighbouring
islet of Armathia, which has a fine, sandy beach.
>> Dodecanese Islands : Astypalea,
Halki, Kalymnos, Karpathos,
Leros, Lipsi, Nisyros, Patmos, Rhodes, Symi,
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.
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
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.
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...