Poros Island

If you are looking to enjoy your vacation on a beautiful Greek island, try out the island of Poros. It is located in the Saronic Gulf and is one of the most favourite place for people who want to spend their time relaxing on the beach. You can even plan to spend your weekend there as it will only take an hour to reach there from the port of Piraeus by ferry. The town of Poros The main harbour and the capital of the Poros Island is the Poros Town. The beautiful town is built on the slopes of the

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The location of Ancient Pylos

Ancient Pylos, as it’s reported by Pausanias, is in Koryfasio (6klm. at the northwestern part of the recent town) and was built and inhabited by the mythical Pylos, who came with the Leleges from the town of Megara. Later, they were expelled from Nyleas who came with the Pelasgians from the town of Iolcos in Thessaly and built a new town with the name ‘’Helian Pylos’’. After the Messenian War, Pylos declined until the 371BC when was rebuilt by Epaminondas giving it the name Koryfasio. Later the town was inhabited by the Romans (589BC), the Eurasian Avars who named it

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Siros Island

The main thing about this island is that it has everything a typical Greek island should have: beautiful beaches, restaurants and bars, while not losing its beauty because of too much tourism. The reason for this is that Syros is the administrative center of the Cyclades, there are naval yards (Neorio Syros), and the island’s economy is doing well enough so that residents are not dependent on tourism. Syros has also the very unusual feature for Greece, that half the population are Catholics. Although the island is basically barren, residents grow vegetables, make wine and herd animals. Also, the naval

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