Its the southest island of the Cyclades. Santorini is the nearest island. Hora
with the picturesque
windmills is the village in the island. Agios Nicolas
and Klisid are small communities. According to Mythology the
island was named Anaphi because it emerged from the depths of
the sea to offer refuge and save the Argonauts from a fierce
Of course many say that the name simply
stands for the
cic-existence of snakes in the island- "aney opheon"
("without snakes"). In the 5th century BC Anaphi was
a member of the Athenian alliance. During the Middle Age it
belonged to the Duchy of Naxos. In 1537 it is conquered by the
Turks and is fried in 1821 with the rest of Greece.
of its small gegoraphic size, Anafi has mythological and
archeological interest. On the place of Apollans' Aiglita's
temple which was replaced latest by the monastery of Panagias
Kalamiotisas (whose little ruins still exist) there are tombs
of Aphrodite, Asklipios and tisian Zeus. Giakinthia and Grania
are celeb rated there.
During the kingdom of Othonas, many
habitants of Anaphi moved to Athens and build their community
as today's Anaphiotika, in the northEast side of
Acropolis, above Plaka.
>> Cyclades Islands : Amorgos, Anafi,
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...