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Ios Island

History: Ios  was named after the lons who colonized the island. Tradition reports that los is homeland of Homer. It has been a member of the Athenian Alliance and after it was conquered by the Ptolemies of Egypt. One of the main hideouts of the pirates of Aegean Sea.

The Turks conquered it in 1550. In 1821 it participates in the Greek revolution and it is unified with Greece in 1829.

It lies to the south of Naxos between Sikinos and Santorini. The island is dry, barren but is especially picturesque. The ground is mountainous and is covered by hills. In Chora, there are lots of bars where the young people may enjoy the night life. It has many lonely beaches. The Milopota a is one of the most beautiful bays in the Mediterranean.

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Mykonos Island


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.

White-washed, cube-shaped 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 modern resort.

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.

Direct international 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...