The Beautiful Greek Islands

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The Beautiful Greek Islands (1)

Greece, since ages has been a popular getaway destination. What attracts people to Greece is its exquisite culture and ethnicity. The beauty of the backdrop of Greece attracts large number of people to it time and again. The place has in store something for everybody. People who love beaches, mountains or just sight seeing can all come for a perfect vacation with their family.

Zakynthos

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Zakynthos is the third largest of the Ionian Islands and also became a popular destination among tourists.Beautiful beaches,charming places to visit and relaxing atmosphere make of Zante(as it is called)a perfect choice for summer holidays.How to get in Zakynthos?Being an island ,Zante is served by ferries thatdepart from within the country and from other Greek islands. Ferries to Kefalonia starts from Agios Nikolaos, while the vessels Kilina (Kyllini) leaves the city of Zakynthos. Zakynthos is served by an airport, close to the resorts of Laganas and Kalamaki. It is known to be the sunniest place in Greece.What you can do in Zakynthos? Because rainfall in winter, lush island of Zante is known as “Flower of the Levant.” A good time to visit the island is between March and May, when everything turns green. The island was hit by several earthquakes over time. But the main town was rebuilt and still keeps resemblance Piazza San Marco in Venice. Blue caves necessarily be seen. Located in the north of the island, they are known for color azure waters (especially in the morning). Tour operators offer guided tours in the area of these formations and unique caves.

Samos

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Samos is a Greek island located in the northern Aegean Sea near the coast of Turkey, which lies between the southern island of Chios, north of Patmos and the Dodecanese island group. The island is the birthplace of Pythagoras Greek philosopher and mathematician, astronomer Aristarchus of and of Samos (it was first launched the idea that the Earth revolves around the sun). The island can be reached by ferry from Turkey (Kusadasi). The trip takes two hours, and boats run only during the summer season. Samos is the place where the ancient fortified port and the temple of the goddess Hera Pythagóreion included in the UNESCO World Heritage. Pythagóreion is an ancient port built on time, with Greek and Roman monuments, including the aqueduct Eupalinian (or tunnel of Eupalinos). It is only 10-15 minutes walk from Pythagóreion. The island offers plenty of beaches to explore, such as swimming and sunbathing are the activities. A lot of bars and cafes offer food and drink lovers of sun.

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