Guide to the North Aegean island in Greece

north agean islandsAn ideal destination the islands of the Eastern Aegean have maintained a relatively low growth profile. Recently, breaking away from the fashion of the islands of the barren line, they are attracting more and more travelers for value for money holidays with authentic color.

The traditional villages, the green paths and the lunar landscapes inland, the vast beaches, the sightseeing in the fossil forests, the picturesque fishing villages and the variety of local flavors are some of the highlights of the holidays on this side of the Aegean.

Where exactly are the North East Aegean islands located.

If we look at a map of Greece we can identify them, as the name implies, in the Northern Aegean Sea and precisely to the north of the two archipelagos of the Cyclades and the Dodecanese and to the east of the Sporades and Euboea. They are located opposite Turkey, in some cases very close.

Mostly large islands with many different faces require you to spend several days enjoying them without getting tired, while the means of transport is usually necessary. Uncomplicated and without a secular profile, they are offered for nature-loving but also for family vacations, for lovers of tradition and local color, for low budget and gourmet travelers.

Mytilene and Chios are the largest and most special islands, with intense architectural interest and gastronomic surprises. Samos wakes up the nature lovers and the fans of the sea and the flavors without falling behind in its youthful life.

Ikaria is famous for the beaches, the festivals and the inimitable relaxed philosophy of its inhabitants, while Lemnos, with its strong papers the beaches, the nice routes and good food, gathers more low profile travelers and lovers of the original.

Eastern Aegean less known to hilday packege tourism, makes it very attractive for those who love beauty, tranquility and culture.The archipelago and the islands that compose it, very different from each other, offer unspoiled nature, very beautiful sea and beaches and a past rich in history that can still be breathed in traditional villages.

Being very close to the coast of Asia Minor, these islands have passed through in the past many innovations from the East which have led to a great development. Furthermore, having been allied or dominated by various comquerers, they have acquired different traditions and cultures from the various civilizations that have enriched them and made them very varied also from an architectural point of view.