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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Kotsinas Limnos (Lemnos) | Greece | Photo 26 - Photo Sardes Limnos (Lemnos) | Greece | Photo 21 - Photo Kontopouli Limnos (Lemnos) | Greece Photo 25 - Photo Pythagorion Samos | Greece | Photo 00001 - Photo Poliochni Limnos (Lemnos) | Greece | Photo 16 - Photo Kinderglijbaan at beach Anaxos - Photo Road to Kavirio Limnos (Lemnos) | Greece Photo 43 - Photo Molyvos Lesbos | Greece | Greece  120 - Photo Thanos Limnos (Lemnos) | Greece Photo 10 - Photo Agios Ioannis Kaspakas Limnos (Lemnos) | Greece Photo 12 - Photo Skandali Limnos (Lemnos) | Greece Photo 16 - Photo Petrified forest near Sigri foto12 - Photo The smalle streetjes and steegjes of Molyvos Photo 6 - Photo Nas Ikaria | Greece | Photo 21 - Photo Karavostamo Ikaria | Greece | Photo 18 - 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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Molyvos Lesbos | Griekenland 64 - Foto van De Griekse Gids
Mourtia Samos | Griekenland | Foto 5 - Foto van De Griekse Gids
Molyvos Lesbos | Griekenland 19 - Foto van De Griekse Gids
Psili Ammos Mykali Samos | Griekenland | Foto 4 - Foto van De Griekse Gids

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