North-Eastern Aegean Islands  


North-Eastern Aegean Islands - Greek Islands (Greece)

The North-East Aegean Islands are the islands of Lesbos, Chios, Samos, Lemnos, Ikaria, Agios Efstratios, Psara, Antipsara, Fourni, Inousses, Thimena, Pasas, Agios Minas and Samiopoula. For convenience, we have added here also the islands of Samothrace and Thassos that actually belong to the Greek districts of Thrace and Macedonia.

The North-East Aegean Islands lie east of the Sporades and north of the Cyclades and the Dodecanese, some of them very close to the Turkish coast.
The largest island of this Island group is Lesbos, the most populated island. In Lesbos live 86 000 inhabitants, followed by Chios with 51 000 inhabitants, Samos with 33,000 inhabitants and then Lemnos and Ikaria with 17,000 inhabitants. Here, on these islands you will find hot springs, castles, rich history, fantastic beaches, traditional villages and good food.

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Monastery Agios Ioannis Theofilou | Lesbos | Photo 5 - Photo Myrina Limnos (Lemnos) | Greece Photo 166 - Photo beach Livadi Armenistis Ikaria | Greece | Photo 0006 - Photo Myrina Limnos (Lemnos) | Greece Photo 33 - Photo Pythagorion Samos | Greece | Photo 00019 - Photo Koumaradei Samos | Greece | Photo 4 - Photo Agios Konstandinos Samos | Greece | Photo 6 - Photo Kokkari Samos | Griekennland | Photo 15 - Photo beach Livadi Armenistis Ikaria | Greece | Photo 0013 - Photo Near Gomati and woestijn Amothines Katalakos Limnos (Lemnos) Photo 14 - Photo Samos town | Vathy Samos | Greece Photo 27 - Photo Agios Kirykos Ikaria | Greece | Photo 5 - Photo Marathokampos Samos | Greece | Photo 25 - Photo Myrina Limnos (Lemnos) | Greece Photo 91 - Photo Molyvos Lesbos | Greece | Greece  31 - Photo

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The bigger islands:

Ikaria. Ikaria is called by the locals Nikaria. It is an elongated mountainous island in the western Aegean. The shore is just over a hundred kilometers. More Ikaria»

Samos: Samos is a lush island, which lies in the eastern part of the Aegean Sea between Chios and the Dodecanese islands. It is a wetland island filled with grape groves, olive trees and pines. More Samos»

Lesbos: Lesbos is a popular holiday island with great charm, beautiful nature, rich history, traditional buildings and quaint villages,. It is the third largest island of Greece. More Lesbos»

Lemnos: Lemnos is in contrast to most Greek islands, less mountainous. There are many plains and low hills, beautiful sandy beaches and wetlands. Capital of Lemnos is Myrina. More Lemnos»

Chios: Chios is a diverse island. The north is mainly rocky and mountainous, the south is flatter and more fertile. The south is the homeland of world-famous mastic trees which produce a precious resin. More Chios»

Text: Yorgos and Wendy Nikolidakis - Revised by Maxine van Hoften Gee

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Pandrosso Samos | Griekenland | Foto 22 - Foto van De Griekse Gids
Aan het strand van Skala Eressos - Foto van De Griekse Gids
Agios Konstandinos Samos | Griekenland | Foto 13 - Foto van De Griekse Gids
Psili Ammos Limnionas Samos | Griekenland | Foto 7 - Foto van De Griekse Gids

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