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Milos

Milos

Milos is well known as the place where the famous statue of Venus –now in the Louvre Museum in Paris– was discovered. The island is located in the southwestern Cyclades with a surface area of 151km² and a population of 4,720 – 2001 census. It is an island with a magnificent gulf,...

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male name, see Miloš. For the refugee ship, see Patria disaster. Melos redirects here; for the Japanese short story, see Run, Melos. Milos or Melos (/ˈmɛlɒsˌ

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Kasos

Kasos

Kasos is the southernmost island of the Dodecanese complex, located between Karpathos and Crete. It is a small rocky island with a surface area of about 66km² and a population of 990 inhabitants. The island is not yet saturated with tourists, and keeps its traditional way of life. Many...

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and Turkish as Kaşot. Kasos lies SW of Karpathos, between this island and Crete. Adjacent to the island is the Strait of Kasos, through which some of

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Arachova

Arachova

Arachova is a tourist destination because of its proximity to popular Delphi, but was equipped with a ski resort in the late 20th century. Traditional and popular activities are held by the locals, such as traditional dances and the reviving of the battle of Arachova against the Turks....

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the 1826 Battle of Arachova. The cheese Formaela from Arachova has been designated as a protected designation of origin. Arachova is situated at about

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Skyros

Skyros

Skyros is the most isolated island of the Sporades chain. With a surface area of about 209km², it is inhabited by approximately 3,000 (2003) people. This remarkable island has two very distinct regions, north and south, separated by a narrow neck of land where most of the permanent population...

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Force has a major base in Skyros, because of the island's strategic location in the middle of the Aegean. The municipality Skyros is part of the regional

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Olympia

Olympia

Olympia is one of the most popular and visited destinations in the Peloponnese, as this was where the ancient Olympic Games were held. It was a festivity, important not only to this region, but the rest of Greece, and the entire world. This destination has been visited and explored by...

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The name Olympia may refer to: Olympia, Washington, the capital city of the U.S. state of Washington Olympia, Greece, the site of the ancient Olympic

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