The Greek Islands
The excavations proved that there was a Palaeolithic
civilization in the island. It was conquered by Persians, Byzantines
and Turks. The treaty which was signed in 1920 incorporated the island
with the rest of Greece
- The Archaeological museum is situated in the old
governor's house. It contains sculptures from the Hellenistic Period
as well as findings from Myrina and Ifaistia.
- The villages of Kaspakas,
Plati, Kontias, Kontopouli, Kormos, Moudros, Nea Koutali, Rapanidi
- The archaeological sites of Ifaistia and Polichni.
Swimming beaches: Myrina, Romaikos Gialos, Agios Ermolaos, Ebgati.
How to arrive
-By ferry from Piraeus : duration about 24 hrs.
Rafina: duration about 10 hrs30 mins.
Thessalonica duration about 7 hrs.
-By air: from Athens , in 45 minutes.