Santorini (1734) Fira
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37° 54′ N, 24° 56′ E


Greece (Ελλάδα), officially the Hellenic Republic and known since ancient times as Hellas, is a country in Southeast Europe. Greece is strategically located at the crossroads of Europe, Western Asia, and Africa, and shares land borders with Albania to the north-west, the Republic of Macedonia and Bulgaria to the north and Turkey to the north-east.

The country consists of nine geographic regions: Macedonia, Central Greece, the Peloponnese, Thessaly, Epirus, the Aegean Islands (including the Dodecanese and Cyclades), Thrace, Crete, and the Ionian Islands.


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Map: Greece

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Delos (100)
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The Island of Delos (Δήλος), near Mykonos, is one of the most important mythological, historical and archaeological sites in Greece. The excavations in …

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Map: Delos
Delphi (395) Tholos at Sanctuary of Athena Pronaia
Photo: Delphi, Tholos at Sanctuary of Athena Pronaia

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Delphi (Δελφοί) is an archaeological site on the south-western spur of Mount Parnassus in the valley of Phocis. In myths dating to the classical period …

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Map: Delphi
Galaxidi (81)
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Galaxidi (Γαλαξίδι), is a town and a former municipality in the southern part of Phocis. Since the 2011 local government reform it is part of the municipality …

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Map: Galaxidi
Hosios Loukas (246)
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Hosios Loukas
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Hosios Loukas (Ὅσιος Λουκᾶς) is a historic walled monastery situated near the town of Distomo. It is one of the most important monuments of Middle Byzantine …

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Map: Hosios Loukas
Ios (296) Chora
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Ios (Ίος) is a hilly island with cliffs down to the sea on most sides, situated halfway between Naxos and Santorini. The Port of Ios (Gialos) is at the …

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Map: Ios
Meteora (1451)
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The Metéora (Μετέωρα), lit. “middle of the sky”, “suspended in the air” or “in the heavens above”, is one of the largest and most important complexes of …

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Map: Meteora
Mykonos (77)
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Mykonos (Μύκονος) is a Greek island, lying between Tinos, Syros, Paros and Naxos. The town is also known as Chora. Mykonos’ nickname is “The Island of the Winds

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Map: Mykonos
Naxos (488) Chora
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Naxos (Νάξος) is the largest island in the Cyclades island group. It was the centre of archaic Cycladic culture. The largest town and capital of the island …

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Map: Naxos
Paros (55) Parikia
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Paros (Πάρος), one of the Cyclades island group, lies to the west of Naxos, from which it is separated by a channel about 8 km wide. Historically, Paros

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Map: Paros
Patmos (309) Monastery of Saint John the Theologian
Photo: Patmos, Monastery of Saint John the Theologian

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Patmos (Πάτμος) is a small Greek island in the Aegean Sea, one of the northernmost islands of the Dodecanese complex. The highest point is Profitis Ilias

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Map: Patmos
Rhodes (1) Mandraki harbour
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Rhodes (Ρόδος) is an island located in the eastern Aegean Sea. It is the largest of the Dodecanese islands in terms of both land area and population. It …

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Map: Rhodes
Santorini (294) Oia
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Santorini (Σαντορίνη), classically Thera, and officially Thira, is the largest island of a small, circular archipelago which bears the same name and is …

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Map: Santorini
Symi (719) Kali Strata
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Symi (Σύμη) is a mountainous Greek island and includes the harbour town Gialos and its adjacent upper town Chora, as well as several smaller localities …

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Map: Symi