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ISLANDS OF NORTH-EAST AEGEAN SEA
The islands of North-east Aegean sea are: Ikaria, Fourni, Samos, Samiopoula, Chios, Mytilene, Limnos, Agios Efstratios, Psara, Antipsara, Thimena, Agios Minas, Oinousses, Samothraki and Thasos. These islands have a ferry connection with Piraeus and Rafina port (estimated duration of journely 8-13 hours) and there is also an airport at: Ikaria, Samos, Mytilene, Chios and Limnos island. Unfortunately the organized campings are existing only in Limnos, Samothraki and Thasos island (to the remaining islands there a lot of free camps installations).
Limnos has a Byzantine castle, caves, volcanos, ammothines (or differently “Sahara desert” of Limnos), Kavirian Sanctuary and so many other beautiful villages and coasts to visit. The important archaeological sites are: Myrina, Ifestia, Poliochni and the petrified forest of Moudrou. One of the most known beaches is Keros, where the camping Surf Club Keros is located. It is a luxury camping-paradise for those who love wind and kite surfing (the camping also offers tents and studios for rental and you can learn surfing there). Some of the picturesque coasts of this island are: Skidi, Aliki, Mikro Fanaraki, Parthenomitos, Zematas, Pigadeli of Panagia, Neftina, Evgati and a lot of others. At Therma (village near Myrina), there are thermal springs (therapeutic for those who suffer from rheumatisms, arthropathy, arthritis, osteoporosis, spondyloarthritis, kidney stones, choleolithiasis). If you like cycling or trekking, in Limnos you will discover a lot of paths to follow. From Limnos you can participate on a daily excursion to Ai-Stratis island. Limnos is famous for its cheese (kalathaki of Limnos), thyme honey, wines (Moschato of Alexandria), samsades (a local rolled sweet with almonds and sesame similar to baklava). Limnos has a ferry connection with the following ports: Piraeus (Athens), Lavrio, Agios Efstratios, Chios island, Ikaria island, Kavala, Lesvos island, Mykonos island, Patmos island, Samos (Vathi, Karlovasi) island and Syros island.
Keros Beach, Limnos
Aliki Beach, Limnos
Mikro Fanaraki Beach, Limnos
Parthenomitos Beach, Limnos
Thasos is an island for nature lovers. It has trees, sandy beaches, crystal blue waters, trails if you want to walk, watersports if you want to be adventure. The island has so many beautiful beaches such as Saliara, Gkiola, Paradise, Chrisi Akti, Vathi, Papalimani and so many others. There are three organized campings here. At Skala Panagias the camping Golden Beach is located (it also offers tents for rental). At Pefkari beach there is the camping Pefkari (it also offers caravans for rental). At Skala Prinou beach, there is the municipal camping Prinos. From Thasos you can go on a daily cruise around the island. Thasos has a ferry connection with Kavala (from Limenas beach) and Keramoti (from Skala Prinos beach).
Saliara Beach, Thasos
Aliki Beach, Thasos
Samothraki or Samothrace is the island of Aeolus (ancient God of winds) and according to the myth, Poseidon (God of sea) sat on Saos (the highest mountain of Samothraki and Aegean sea) to watch the Troy war. Samothraki is an island with archaelogical treasures (Kaviria Mysteries), streams and waterfalls, springs and pebbly beaches, also famous for the statue Niki of Samothraki which decorates the Louvre Museum in Paris. The island has only one municipal camping, which is called Varades. The island has so many allure beaches such as Pachia Ammos, Kipoi, Vatos and you must definitely visit Fonias gorge. Samothraki is also popular for its thermal springs at Therma village (therapeutic for those who suffer from rheumatoid arthritis, chronic rheumatisms, gynecological ailments, peripheral vasculopathies, secondary skin ailments and obesity). The island is also suitable for hiking, mountaineering, climbing and crossing of canyons. Samothraki has a ferry connection with Alexandroupolis port.
Pachia Ammos Beach, Samothraki
Kipi Beach, Samothraki
Fonias gorge, Samothraki
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