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Aegina - Saronic Gulf Islands

Aegina

Aegina an island in the Saronic gulf, 16 miles (26 km) from Piraeus. It is a flat island with some low mountains. It covers an area of about 33 sq. mi. (86 km2)

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Agathonissi - Dodecanese

Agathonissi

Agathonissi is a small island that lies near Kalymnos in the Dodecanese island group. Agathonissi literally means 'Island of the good and innocent'.

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Agios Efstratios - North-Eastern Aegean Islands

Agios Efstratios

Agios Efstratios which is also called Ai-Stratis, is a small island which belongs to the prefecture of Lesbos. It is located 19 miles (30 km) south of Lemnos.

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Alonissos - Sporades

Alonissos

Alonissos is a green elongated island in the western Aegean sea. It is one of the Sporades islands, it is relatively unspoilt by tourism. Patitiri is the port of the island.

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Amorgos - Cyclades

Amorgos

Amorgos, the easternmost Cycladic island, known for its famous monastery and white villages. It is an elongated island with a length of 18 miles (29 km).

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Anafi - Cyclades

Anafi

Anafi is a small island located 14 mi. (22 km) east of the island of Santorini. This island is ideal for people seeking peace and quiet. Capital of Anafi is Hora.

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Andros - Cyclades

Andros

Andros is the northernmost island of the Cyclades, it is the second largest in the group. This beautiful Cycladic island is a mountainous island, main port is Gavrio.

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Angistri - Saronic Gulf Islands

Angistri

Angistri (Agkistri or Agistri) is a tiny island covered by many pine trees. Angistri is located west of Aegina-island in the Saronic Gulf, just 4 miles (6 km) away.

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Antiparos - Cyclades

Antiparos

Antiparos is a small Cycladic island. A narrow strait separates the island from Paros. Archaeologists claim that these two islands were once joined together.

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Astypalaia - Dodecanese

Astypalaia

Astypalaia is a small mountainous island which literally means 'old Town'. Capital of the island is the fortified town of Hora with its whitewashed houses.

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Cephalonia - Ionian Islands

Cephalonia

Cephalonia is the largest island of the Ionian sea. It is a wonderful island with beautiful beaches, magnificent mountains, charming traditional villages.

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Chania Prefecture - Crete

Chania (Crete)

Chania or Hania, is one of the four prefectures of the island of Crete. It is the westernmost prefecture, capital of the prefecture is the charming town of Chania.

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Chios - North-Eastern Aegean Islands

Chios

Chios is one of the eastern Aegean islands. It is famous because of its mastic trees and its Mastichochoria, the medieval villages south on the island.

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Corfu - Ionian Islands

Corfu

Corfu is a beautiful Greek island in the Ionian sea. It is the northwesternmost island of Greece. It is know for its green nature, impressive forts and lovely town.

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Delos - Cyclades

Delos

The island of Delos or Dilos, is the sacred island, according to Greek mythology it was the birthplace of Apollo and Artemis. It is located east of Mykonos island.

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Donoussa - Cyclades

Donoussa

Donoussa is another one of those typical quiet Cycladic islands, here live only 130 inhabitants. It is the most tranquil island located east of Naxos island.

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Euboea - Central Greece

Euboea

Euboea, also called Evia, is a Greek island near the coast of the Greek mainland. Euboea is after Crete island, the second largest island in Greece.

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Folegandros - Cyclades

Folegandros

Folegandros is a small rocky island between Milos and Sikinos. There are steep mountains, some sandy beaches and a beautiful capital, Hora.

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Fourni - North-Eastern Aegean Islands

Fourni

The Fourni islands are located near the southeast coast of Ikaria island between Ikaria and Samos. These islands are surrounded by a stunning coastline.

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Halki - Dodecanese

Halki

Halki or Chalki island is located south of Tilos and west of Rhodes. Halksi has been inhabited since ancient times and once it was a very prosperous island.

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Heraklion Prefecture - Crete

Heraklion (Crete)

The Prefecture of Heraklion is one of the four prefectures on the island of Crete, it is the most touristy prefecture. Its capital is the city of Heraklion.

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Hydra - Saronic Gulf Islands

Hydra

The cosmopolitan Hydra is located in the Argo-Saronic gulf near the coast of the Peloponnese. The picturesque town of Hydra is built between two bare hills.

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Ikaria - North-Eastern Aegean Islands

Ikaria

Ikaria island is an mountainous island in the western Aegean sea. Locals call their island Nikaria. It is an island with sandy beaches and traditional villages.

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Ios - Cyclades

Ios

Ios is a mountainous island, located just north of Santorini island. It is renowned for its sandy beaches and for its nightlife. Ios town is the capital of the island.

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Iraklia - Cyclades

Iraklia

Iraklia, Heraklia or Irakleia is a very small island south of Naxos with approximately 300 inhabitants. Its a nice place for a day trip or for tranquil holidays.

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Ithaca - Ionian Islands

Ithaca

Ithaca is one of the Ionian Islands, it is located to the south of the island Lefkada and east of Cephalonia island. It is famous for its historical King Odysseus.

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Kalymnos - Dodecanese

Kalymnos

Kalymnos is located between the islands of Kos and Leros, it's the fourth largest island of the Dodecanese Group. Capital of the island is the picturesque Pothia.

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Karpathos - Dodecanese

Karpathos

Karpathos is the second largest island of the Dodecanese islands. It is an elongated mountainous island where age-old customs are preserved.

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Kasos - Dodecanese

Kasos

Kasos or Kassos, is the southernmost island of the Dodecanese, it is located between Karpathos and Crete. It is a barren island with steep mountains.

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Kastelorizo - Dodecanese

Kastelorizo

Kastelorizo is the easternmost island of Greece. It is 72 miles (120 km) west of Rhodes located. Capital of the island is the charming town of Megisti.

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Kea - Cyclades

Kea

Kea, Greeks call it Tziá, is another island of the Cyclades group. It is the closest to Attica and Athens, Cycladic island. It is renowned for its hiking trails.

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Keros - Cyclades

Keros

Keros island is a small rocky island, just over 2 miles (3 km) southeast of Koufonissia islands. It is an uninhabited island with some ` archaeological sites.

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Kimolos - Cyclades

Kimolos

Kimolos is a small mountainous island in the northwest of Milos and the southwest of Sifnos. It is famous beacause of its white chalk which is mined here.

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Kos - Dodecanese

Kos

Kos is a popular, touristy, Greek island in the southeastern Aegean Sea. It lies in the middle of the Dodecanese. It is relatively flat with only a few mountains.

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Koufonissia - Cyclades

Koufonissia

Koufonissia is actually the name of a group of small islands in the Cyclades. Though, there are two small islands who bear the name, Ano and Kato Koufonissi.

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Kyra Panagia - Sporades

Kyra Panagia

Kyra Panagia, Pelagos or Pelagonisi, is the largest of the uninhabited islands of the Sporades archipelago. It lies 4 miles (6,5 km) northeast to Alonissos island.

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Kythira - Ionian Islands

Kythira

Kythira or Kythera, is a quiet Greek island in the south east of the Peloponnese. It is an island with a beautiful nature and unspoilt beaches.

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Kythnos - Cyclades

Kythnos

Kythnos or Kithnos, is like most Cycladic islands, a barren mountainous island with many small bays. Although it is bare, it is an island of olives and vines.

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Lassithi Prefecture - Crete

Lassithi Crete

The Prefecture of Lassithi is the easternmost of the four prefectures of Crete island. The capital of Lassithi is the charming town of Agios Nikolaos.

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Lefkada - Ionian Islands

Lefkada

Lefkada owes its name to the white beaches and white cliffs. The island lies in the Ionian sea and is connected to the mainland via a floating bridge.

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Lemnos - North-Eastern Aegean Islands

Lemnos

Lemnos or Limnos, is a volcanic Greek island in the northeastern Aegean Sea. Capital of Lemnos is the picturesque town of Myrina with its impressive fortress.

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Leros - Dodecanese

Leros

Leros island is located between Patmos and Kalymnos, it is an island with fertile valleys, green hills and beautiful beaches. Capital of Leros is Agia Marina.

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Lesbos - North-Eastern Aegean Islands

Lesbos

Lesbos or Lesvos, is an island in the northeastern Aegean sea. It is the third largest island of Greece after Crete and Euboea. The capital of Lesbos is Mytilini.

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Lipsi - Dodecanese

Lipsi

Lipsi is a small Greek island located east of Patmos and north of Leros. Lipsi belongs to the Dodecanese island group. It is an unspoiled island, ideal for walks.

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Milos - Cyclades

Milos

Milos is a Cycladic island in the southwest of the Aegean Sea. It is an impressive volcanic island famous because of its ancient statue of Venus found here.

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Mykonos - Cyclades

Mykonos

Mykonos is a dry and barren island with excellent sandy beaches. It is one of the most popular islands of Greece because of its lively nightlife and beautiful town.

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Naxos - Cyclades

Naxos

The island of Naxos is the largest island of the Cyclades. Naxos is the most fertile island of Cyclades, it is a pretty geen island with excellent sandy beaches.

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Nisyros - Dodecanese

Nisyros

Nisyros is a small volcanic island between Kos and Rhodes. In ancient times it was known as Porphyris. Very impressive are here the volcanoes you can visit.

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Paros - Cyclades

Paros

Paros is the third largest Cycladic island. It is hilly and has many beautiful beaches and a number of beautiful whitewashed villages like Parikia, Naoussa and Lefkes.

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Patmos - Dodecanese

Patmos

Patmos island is renowned as the island of Revelation and its Monastery of Saint John. Patmos is located south of Samos and is one of the Dodecanese.

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Paxos - Ionian Islands

Paxos

Paxos and Antipaxos are two small islands, south of Corfu and west of the Greek mainland. These islands are known because of their turquoise waters.

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Peristera - Sporades

Peristera

Peristera is located at short distance to the west of Alonissos. The area around, hosts one of the largest populations of the Mediterranean Monk seal.

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Poros - Saronic Gulf Islands

Poros

Poros is one of the islands in the Saronic Gulf. Actually it consists of two smaller islands, Kalavria and Sferia. The picturesque town of Poros lies on Sferia.

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Psara - North-Eastern Aegean Islands

Psara

Psara is a small Greek island located in the North Aegean. It lies 11 miles (18 km) west of Chios island. On Psara island, people are proud about their history.

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Pserimos - Dodecanese

Pserimos

Pserimos is a small island 2.5 mi (4 km) west of Kalymnos island and 2 mi (3 km) north of Kos. There is one village on the island where some taverns are.

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Rethymno Prefecture - Crete

Rethymno Crete

Rethymno prefecture is one of the four prefectures of Crete, it is located centrally on the island. Capital of the prefecture is the romantic town of Rethymno.

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Rhodes - Dodecanese

Rhodes

Rhodes Island, is one of the most popular holiday destinations in Greece. It is the largest island of the Dodecanese and the fourth largest island in Greece.

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Salamina - Saronic Gulf Islands

Salamina

Salamis or Salamina island, is an historical island in the Saronic Gulf. Salamis island is located in a small bay, very close to the Greek mainland and Athens.

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Samos - North-Eastern Aegean Islands

Samos

Samos, a lush Greek mountainous island, full of grape groves, olive trees and pine trees. It lies in the eastern Aegean Sea, it is known for its sweet wine.

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Samothrace - North-Eastern Aegean Islands

Samothrace

Samothrace or Samothraki island, is located in the northeastern part of the Aegean Sea. It is an island with very high mountains and beautiful traditional villages.

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Santorini - Cyclades

Santorini

The island of Santorini is without a doubt the most impressive of the Greek islands. A visit to the cliff-top villages and the huge volcanic crater is a must.

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Schinoussa - Cyclades

Schinoussa

Schinoussa is a small fishermen island south of Naxos. It lies between the other small islands of Iraklia and Koufonissia in the Cyclades islandgroup.

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Serifos - Cyclades

Serifos

The name Serifos is derived from the Greek word 'Sterfos' meaning infertile or dry but none of this is true. Serifos island is located in the west of the Cyclades.

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Sifnos - Cyclades

Sifnos

Sifnos is an historical Cycladic island in the southwest of the Aegean Sea. It is an island with white villages and many beautiful churches and chappels.

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Sikinos - Cyclades

Sikinos

Sikinos is an ideal destination for a quiet vacation for people who search peace and an authentic atmosphere. The island is located between Ios and Folegandros.

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Skiathos - Sporades

Skiathos

Skiathos is a green island with beautiful sandy beaches and a lovely capital. On the island are forests, monasteries, many hiking trails and a lagoon.

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Skopelos - Sporades

Skopelos

Skopelos is a Greek island in the northwest of the Aegean Sea. It became very famous after the shots of the movie 'Mamma Mia' taken here.

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Skyros - Sporades

Skyros

The Greek island of Skyros is located 22 mi. (35 km) east of Euboea. Skyros is a beautiful island surrounded by about thirty small islands and islets.

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Spetses - Saronic Gulf Islands

Spetses

Spetses is a cosmopolitan island. Upon arrival at the port, you will notice that this island is a lively island with a beautiful capital and beautiful buildings.

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Symi - Dodecanese

Symi

Symi island is a small Greek island near Rhodes. it is one of the most picturesque islands in Greece. The town of Symi is located in the north of the island.

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Syros - Cyclades

Syros

Syros is a Greek island in the north of the Cyclades. Capital of the island is the impressive city of Ermoupolis, which is built on the slopes of two hills.

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Telendos - Dodecanese

Telendos

Telendos is a small island located opposite the village Myrties of Kalymnos island. The distance to Myrties on Kalymnos, is less than half a mile (700 meters).

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Thassos - North-Eastern Aegean Islands

Thassos

The northernmost island in the Aegean Sea is Thassos. It is located near the coast of Macedonia, near the town of Kavala and its harbour Keramoti.

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Thirasia - Cyclades

Thirasia

Thirasia or Thirassia, is a small Cycladic island, just 1 mile west of Santorini. It is a mini version of Santorini, before the eruption it was connected to Santorini.

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Tilos - Dodecanese

Tilos

Tilos is a small Greek island located in the north of the island of Rhodes. In Megalo Chorio you will be atracted by the picturesque stonehouses and its medieval castle.

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Tinos - Cyclades

Tinos

Tinos is a Greek island in the Aegean Sea belonging to the Cyclades archipelago. It is a mountainous island famous for its dovecotes and whitewashed villages.

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Zakynthos - Ionian Islands

Zakynthos

Zakynthos is located in the south of the Ionian sea and is also called "Zante". It is worldwide famous because of its famous shipwreck and loggerhead turtles.

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