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North Aegean Islands

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NATURAL HISTORY MUSEUM OF THE LESVOS PETRIFIED FOREST *LESVOS *MITHYMNA (MOLYVOS) TERIADE LIBRARY MUSEUM REGIONAL UNIT OF SAMOS *CHIOS *LEMNOS & AGIOS EFSTRATIOS ISLANDS REGION OF NORTH AEGEAN

  • LESVOS
  • LEMNOS
  • CHIOS
  • SAMOS
  • North Aegean islands

    Seychelles beach, Ikaria Island, North Aegean islands

    A place of mythical beauty, the Region of North Aegean combines mountain and sea, forests and rivers, valleys and plains, making it the ideal destination for all forms of alternative tourism.

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    Rich Fauna of Samos Island, North Aegean islands

    Ecotourism

    The region's rare biotopes and wetlands are of major importance, featuring a wide range of natural habitats, unusual flora and fauna. One of Greece's largest wetlands is located on Lesvos, while the wetlands of Hortarolimni on Lemnos and Mykali on Samos are home to rare bird species, the same as the precipitous coastal rocks of Aghios Eustratios.

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    Lesvos Island UNESCO Global Geopark, North Aegean islands

    Geotourism

    Dating back some 25 million years, the Petrified Forest of Lesvos attracts thousands of international visitors each year. The Olymbi Cave on Chios is one of the best known in Greece.

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    Thermal Springs, Potami Karlovasi, Samos Island, North Aegean islands, courtesy of Marketing Greece

    Spa Tourism

    Volcanic activity in the area around Lesvos has endowed the island with rich thermal spas, while important thermal springs are also found on Ikaria, Lemnos and Chios.

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    The Chios Mastic Museum, PIOP, North Aegean islands

    Agrotourism

    Rich in agricultural and traditional life, the region is ideal for agrotourism. Most of the units are found on Northern Lesvos (Petra - Anaxos), in Kambos and the "Mastichohoria" (mastic villages) of Chios and at Marathokambos on Samos.

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    Lesvos Gastronomy, North Aegean islands, courtesy of Marketing Greece

    Gourmet Tourism

    The olive oil and ouzo of Lesvos are a trademark of Greek taste. Famous since antiquity, the muscat wine of Samos, as well as the wine of Lemnos, hold a special position in wine-making. The unique mastic of Chios is known for its fragrance, healing properties and many uses in perfumery, pharmaceutics, distillery and confectionery.

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    Molyvos Castle, Mithymna, Lesvos Island, North Aegean islands

    Archaeological Tourism

    The archeological site of Poliochni, the Sanctuary of the Kabeiroi and the Hephaesteia on Lemnos, Ancient Antissa, the Sanctuary of Mesi and the Roman Aqueduct on Lesvos, Emborio on Chios, Heraios, the Roman Baths, and the Eupalinion Tunnel on Samos, the castles of Myrina, Mytilene, Mithymna and Sigri, as well as the medieval villages of Chios, are just some of the sites.

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    Pyrgi, Mastichochoria of Chios Island, North Aegean islands

    Religious Tourism

    Tens of monasteries, churches and chapels of historical importance are scattered throughout the region, adding a unique dimension to the area’s spiritual identity.

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    Pythagoreio, Samos Island, North Aegean islands

    Sport Tourism

    The region's morphology offers a unique opportunity for outdoor activity, such as rock climbing, sailing, windsurfing, hiking, diving and para-gliding. For water-sport fans there is sailing, windsurfing and diving.

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    Windmills of Chios Island, North Aegean islands

     
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