North Aegean Islands: Beautiful beaches, picturesque villages and rich history

North Aegean Islands

The North Aegean Islands are situated in the eastern corner of the Aegean Sea. Less touristy than the Cyclades and Dodecanese complexes, these islands are larger, greener and very interesting culturally and historically.

The islands of North Aegean Islands are: Agios Efstratios, Chios, Ikaria, Lesvos(Mytilini), Limnos, Oinousses, Psara, Samos.

The islands have many interesting beauties to discover, picturesque hillside villages, plenty of endless sandy beaches, neo classical houses, pretty chapels and churches.

North Aegean Islands Map

The endless natural beauty attract nature lovers. Dense forests, green valleys, rugged hillsides along with stunning beaches, picturesque harbors and the blue Aegean compose a scenic backdrop inexhaustible. Here, and particularly in the island of Lesvos, there is the unique in the world petrified forest. The pure nature will overwhelm the visitor and allow him to engage in alternative tourism activities.

The influences that received the islands from other cultures-because of their geographical position-are absorbed in their historical sites. The archaeological sites, historical monuments, castles and Byzantine churches testify the long history of each island.

In summer you will have the opportunity to enjoy the sun and sea on gold sand or pebble beaches, cosmopolitan or more secluded, swim in the crystal blue waters of the Aegean, and practice water sports.

All the islands have become beautiful tourist resorts, offering modern tourist infrastructure without losing their local traditional style. For your stay, there is a variety of accommodation for every requirement and for entertainment you will find a variety of bars and clubs that match all tastes. Taste fresh fish at a restaurant by the sea, or other flavors at a variety of restaurants and taverns that you will have at your disposal.

The islands of the North Aegean are ideal for quiet and relaxing holidays or more cosmopolitan. Select the destination that suits you and live unforgettable experiences.

North Aegean Islands Map