Volos is the capital of Magnesia Prefecture which occupies the east side of Thessaly. Its boundaries extend to the northern Sporades islands of Skiathos, Skopelos and Alonnisos. The prefecture is also known for its healthy climate; thanks to the beneficial effects of the sea surrounding it to the...

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Magnesia may refer to: a Greek toponym, derived from the tribal name Magnetes Magnesia (regional unit), the southeastern area of Thessaly in central Greece

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Heraklion is one of the four prefectures of Crete. Covering the central part of the island, it is divided in 7 provinces. The middle of the prefecture has fertile valleys and plains, the most important being the plains of Messara. Heraklion is densely inhabited and tourist may visit multiple...

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For other uses, see Heraklion (disambiguation). Heraklion (/hɨˈrækliən/, also Heraclion, Iraklion; (Greek: Ηράκλειο, Irákleio, pronounced [iˈracʎo]) is

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Athens is the capital and largest city of Greece. This bustling, cosmopolitan metropolis with a population of nearly 3.3 million is the centre of economic, financial, industrial, political and cultural activity in Greece. The main port of Athens, Piraeus, is one of the biggest and most important...

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is about the capital city of Greece. For other uses, see Athens (disambiguation). Athens (/ˈæθɨnz/; Modern Greek: Αθήνα, Athína, [aˈθina]; Ancient Greek:

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Chania is one of the four prefectures of Crete. Covering the westernmost quarter of the island, Chania attracts thousands of visitors every year. It borders with the prefecture of Rethymno to the east. The western part of Crete is washed by the Cretan Sea to the north, and the Mediterranean to...

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the city of Chania. For the region of Chania, see Chania (regional unit). "Hanya" redirects here. For the Japanese mask, see Hannya. Chania (Greek: Χανιά

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Alonissos is the calmest of the Northern Sporades islands. With a surface area of about 130km², it is inhabited by approximately 2,700 people. Tourism grows at a slow pace; natural beauty and amazing beaches are the main poles of attraction to this island. Crystal clear waters, dense pineforests,...

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Alonnisos (Greek: Αλόννησος), also transliterated as Alonissos or Alonisos, is a Greek island in the Aegean Sea. After Skiathos and Skopelos it is the

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