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Island maps of Greece

The island groups of the Cyclades and the Dodecanese extend Central Greece to the coasts of Asia Minor. The island arc formed by Kythera, Crete. Karpathos and Rhodes, connects the Peloponnese with the coasts of Asia Minor.
The islands of Greece are not only the territorial continuity of Greece, they are with the mainland a unified spiritual and cultural entity, since prehistoric times and played an important role in the creation of Greek culture and the formation of the Greek nation. Archaeological finds are the most convincing evidence of this.
The numerous islands of Greece are divided into eight main groups, except the main islands of Crete and Evia. Those groups are the following.

IONIAN ISLADS

IONIAN ISLANDS

SPORADES ISLANDS

The Sporades islands located off the coast of mainland Greece and north east of the island of Evia, they are a still an unspoiled paradise characterised by a turquoise sea. They are distinguished in the north-west of the Aegean Sea. The archipelago of those islands located about 120 km north of Athens just off the east coast of Greece

sporades-map

DODECANESE ISLADS

The Dodecanese is a complex of islands with unique beauty and great history which every visitor falls in love with.Many of the islands keep their traditions intact. The capital of the Dodecanese is Rhodes which offers the visitor relaxation and tranquillity but at the same time an intense cosmopolitan life to those who wish it.

DODECANESE ISLANDS
DODECANESE ISLANDS MAP

EAST AEGEAN ISLANDS MAP

The main islands in the Northeast Aegean and along the Turkish coast are: Thasos, Samos, Samotraki, Ikaria, Chios, Lesbos, Limnos, Agios Efstratios, Psara, Fourni, Oinouses. Demarcating the border between Greece and Turkey.

EAST-AEGEAN ISLANDS MAP
EAST AEGEAN ISLANDS MAP

CYCLADES ISLANDS

The Cyclades emerge from the blue of the Aegean with wonderful beaches and typical white and blue houses. The fascinating archipelago of the Cyclades consists of a group of islands of various sizes scattered in the blue waters of the Aegean Sea southeast of Attica. Some of them are internationally known, such as Santorini, Mykonos, Paros, Syros, Ios and Naxos, while others remain less known and less touristy, but also beautiful such as Milos, Folegandros, Amorgos and others. The name of this group of islands comes from the Greek word Cycle and identifies the location of the islands around Delos, the sacred island of Apollo.

CYCLADES ISLANDS
CYCLADES MAP