The Greek islands are grouped in six island chains, plus two large standalone islands. This introduction to the Greek island groups will help you place them on the map. Most of the islands near Santorini are also in the Cyclades islands. This means that you can take a quick ferry trip from Santorini to one of them.The Cyclades is a group of 33 islands spread across the Greek Aegean sea.. Their name has its supposed root at the Greek word kyklos (meaning circle) and was attributed to them during ancient times seeing as they circled around the sacred isle of Delos island -Apollo’s birthplace. This list includes islands that may have been inhabited in the past but are now uninhabited: 164 total islands of which 26 are inhabited. Cyclades comprise around 220 islands and islets. For a complete list, with coordinates, see reference. This is a list of islands, islets, and rocks that surround the island of Crete.
Although small in size (3 km squared), Delos has historically been regarded as the centre of the Cyclades islands, which includes mega-destinations Santorini, Ios and Mykonos. Excavations have uncovered temples dedicated to Apollo - the son of Zeus and the Titan Leto - one of which contained an eight-metre-high statue of him made from wood ...General Information. Lot Size: 2000 sqm. Amazing piece of land right in front of the sandy beach of Livadi,Iraklia island. Iraklia is a small island in the Cyclades complex surrounded by amazingly coloured water. The land is 2.000sqm and is NOT constructible -at least for the present time- but it can be used for a non permanent installation.
The Cyclades Islands Clustered around in a rough circle in the Aegean Sea, from which they derive their name, the Cyclades are perhaps the most famous Greek island group! This is where you will find the iconic brightly white houses and churches with the blue domes in villages that look to have been sprinkled on the slopes of stone and dry brush ...List of the 10 best villages in the Cyclades. Here are some of the best villages in the Cyclades islands: Oia and Fira in Santorini, Chora in Mykonos, Chora in Amorgos, Apiranthos in Naxos, and more.
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