• Travel Guide: Lesbos Griekenland

    In de Egeïsche Zee, op ongeveer 3,5 uur vliegen van Amsterdam, ligt het Griekse eiland Lesbos. Of eigenlijk Lesvos, zoals je het op zijn Grieks moet uitspreken. Wij gingen in samenwerking met Zoover op ontdekkingsreis op dit eiland. Benieuwd naar de hele travel guide? Ga daarvoor naar www.dailycappuccino.nl.

    published: 26 Jun 2017
  • Wakacje 2017 Lesbos

    Letnie wakacje Narzeczonych

    published: 29 Jun 2017
  • Traveling in Lesvos, the absolute guide.

    A slideshow with photos from all around Lesvos, a beautiful Greek island in the northeast aegean sea. Houses, olives, sand and sea, people,ceremonies,landscapes and the four seasons of the year compose this intense travel to the land of the Gods. Enjoy also the most informative guide that has ever been published about the island, "A girl's guide to Lesbos" Photographs of the well known Greek artist and researcher, Tzeli Hadjidimitriou. Music by Min Wilde. For more information about the work of Tzeli Hadjidimitriou, you may visit Http://www.odoiporikon.com/

    published: 13 Sep 2012
  • Greece (Lesvos) trip summer 2016

    Filmed with GoPro Hero 3+ silver edition in Greece (Lesvos).

    published: 03 Sep 2016
  • Travelling Lesvos Greece

    Travelling Lesvos Greece ►https://www.instagram.com/misraderya/ ►https://twitter.com/misraderya Thanks for watching. Subscribe for more videos :) Music:Do It Right Jingle Punks

    published: 06 Jul 2016
  • Lesbos travel

    Lesbos travel, lesbos earthquake, lesbos toruris, lesbos island, pearl of Greece, Geography Game Greece : https://www.purposegames.com/game/geography-of-greece-12-cities-quiz?l=9250 Travel Game Quiz about Greece : https://www.purposegames.com/game/beautiful-tourist-places-in-greece?l=9250 Lesbos travel, lesbos earthquake, lesbos toruris, lesbos island, pearl of Greece, Agia Paraskevi (Αγία Παρασκευή) Agiasos (Αγιάσος) Gera (Γέρα) Eresos-Antissa (Ερεσός-Άντισσα) Evergetoulas (Ευεργέτουλας) Kalloni (Καλλονή) Loutropoli Thermis (Λουτρόπολη Θερμής) Mantamados (Μανταμάδος) Mithymna (Μήθυμνα) Mytilene (Μυτιλήνη) Petra (Πέτρα) Plomari (Πλωμάρι) Polichnitos (Πολίχνιτος) The economy of Lesbos is essentially agricultural in nature, with olive oil being the main source of income. Tourism in Mytile...

    published: 13 Jun 2017
  • Grecja Lesbos Czerwiec 2017 |Christina's Garden|

    ✮ SUBSKRYBUJ: (https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCHCOrWB0CJuXaYWeU5_f3dg) aby nie ominąć nowych filmów i koniecznie daj kciuk do góry! ✉Kontakt: olapawluczukk@gmail.com ☆Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/nnymfaa19/ ✮ Muzyka: Gromee ft. Mahan Moin - Runaway (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ef-LrUdm25M) ☆ Hotel: Christina's Garden (http://www.christinas-garden.com/) |KONIECZNIE WŁĄCZ JAKOŚĆ 720 p|

    published: 24 Jun 2017
  • Lesvos, Greece - 2017

    Hi, my name is Selena, and I'm a 3rd year medical student interested in surgery and working with underserved populations, both domestically and globally. I am currently fundraising for my return to Lesvos and (hopefully) Lebanon this summer. To help me do this and learn more about my last trip: https://www.gofundme.com/selenas-summer-of-service A few months ago, I had the privilege of traveling to Lesvos, Greece to work with two incredible refugee aid organizations, ERCI and Doc Mobile. The experience was eye-opening, not only to do my part (albeit limited) in supporting the work of these organizations, but also to better understand the complexity of the refugee crisis. This has been pivotal in informing the kind of physician and person that I want to be, and I would love to go back to ...

    published: 19 May 2017
  • My trip to miracle Lesbos Greece.

    Miracle Iceland.

    published: 29 Sep 2016
  • Lesvos Greece 2014

    published: 02 Sep 2014
  • Greece

    A short video postcard from Lesvos, Greece, 2017.

    published: 26 Jun 2017
  • Tzeli Hadjidimitriou: A video portrait from Michele Hickson

    A video portrait from my friend Michele Hickson on the occasion of the publishing of my travel guide "A girl's guide to Lesbos". For more information about the work of Tzeli Hadjidimitriou, you may visit Http://www.odoiporikon.com/

    published: 09 Feb 2017
  • Lesvos, beautiful Greek island

    Summer in Lesvos island. Beautiful pictures of the island accompanied by the emotional composition of Stamatis Spanoudakis. Lesvos is an ideal place for your summer vacation. It combines in a magical way sea and mountain. The greek hospitality mixed with good greek food and ouzo will make your vacation an extraordinary experience. Enjoy your stay in Greece! Do not copy this video! Photos & Video: GreekVacations. Music: (permission granted) - Stamatis Spanoudakis: galazia ora - Stamatis Spanoudakis: dusk at St. Theodore Homepage: http://www.stamatisspanoudakis.gr Information about vacation in Greece you will find at the official website of the Greek National Tourism Organisation (GNTO) under http://www.visitgreece.gr. Furthermore you can visit: http://www.discovergreece.com If you wa...

    published: 21 May 2012
  • ZDF.reportage "Sommer auf Griechisch" [HD]

    Ein Stück Deutschland mitten auf der griechischen Insel Rhodos. Im Dorf Afandou leben rund 1000 ehemalige Gastarbeiter aus dem rheinischen Gummersbach. Nach einer Firmenpleite kehrten sie zurück. Mit ihren Ersparnissen und einer deutschen Rente. Viele von ihnen haben Häuser gebaut, kleine Geschäfte eröffnet. So wie Fani Nikolis. Er betreibt ein Café und hat eine recht ungriechische Sicht auf die Verhältnisse. Jahrelang hat Fani in Deutschland geschuftet - zusammen mit den Nachbarn aus seinem Dorf. Mit ihrer deutschen Rente geht es ihnen besser als den meisten Griechen. Ihre Kinder arbeiten im Tourismus - immerhin sechs Monate im Jahr haben sie einen Job. Von diesem Gehalt müssen sie die Wintermonate überbrücken. Geht das? Es muss! Irgendwie. Irgendwie zurechtkommen - das gilt vor allem...

    published: 26 Jul 2016
  • Lesbos, Aegean Islands of Greece, poets, writers, cultural heritage, natural beauties landscape,

    Lesbos (Λέσβος) [5], or Lesvos, is the northest of the East Aegean Islands of Greece, projecting out of the Asia Minor mainland. It is a birthplace of numerous poets and writers since the Greek antiquity till the recent years; the island of Lesbos is still inspiring, through this cultural heritage and its natural beauties of landscape contrasts, an easygoing lifestyle, expressed by its people as a familiarity towards all its visitors.Tradition[edit] Lesvos is quite well-known for the great number of its local, traditional products. As mentioned before, Lesvos is very famous for Ouzo, as it is considered one of the places it originates from. Also, Lesvos is quite famous for its pottery. Agiasos and Mandamados are the two villages that have the biggest tradition in ceramic art. Many ceramist...

    published: 24 Apr 2017
  • Greece Travel Guide | Greece tourism | Greece tourist islands| Tourist attractions in Greece

    Greece Travel Guide Greece is a country in southeastern Europe with thousands of islands throughout the Aegean and Ionian seas. Greece is a Member-State of the European Union and uses its uniform currency – the Euro. Athens is the nation's capital and largest city, followed by Thessaloniki. Greece Travel Guide Greece is strategically located at the crossroads of Europe, Asia, and Africa. Greece 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. The Aegean Sea lies to the east of the mainland, the Ionian Sea to the west, the Cretan Sea and the Mediterranean Sea to the south. Greece Travel Guide Greece is considered the cradle of Western civiliz...

    published: 09 Apr 2017
Travel Guide:  Lesbos Griekenland

Travel Guide: Lesbos Griekenland

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In de Egeïsche Zee, op ongeveer 3,5 uur vliegen van Amsterdam, ligt het Griekse eiland Lesbos. Of eigenlijk Lesvos, zoals je het op zijn Grieks moet uitspreken. Wij gingen in samenwerking met Zoover op ontdekkingsreis op dit eiland. Benieuwd naar de hele travel guide? Ga daarvoor naar www.dailycappuccino.nl.
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Wakacje 2017   Lesbos

Wakacje 2017 Lesbos

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Letnie wakacje Narzeczonych
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Traveling in Lesvos, the absolute guide.

Traveling in Lesvos, the absolute guide.

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A slideshow with photos from all around Lesvos, a beautiful Greek island in the northeast aegean sea. Houses, olives, sand and sea, people,ceremonies,landscapes and the four seasons of the year compose this intense travel to the land of the Gods. Enjoy also the most informative guide that has ever been published about the island, "A girl's guide to Lesbos" Photographs of the well known Greek artist and researcher, Tzeli Hadjidimitriou. Music by Min Wilde. For more information about the work of Tzeli Hadjidimitriou, you may visit Http://www.odoiporikon.com/
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Greece (Lesvos) trip summer 2016

Greece (Lesvos) trip summer 2016

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Filmed with GoPro Hero 3+ silver edition in Greece (Lesvos).
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Travelling Lesvos Greece

Travelling Lesvos Greece

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Travelling Lesvos Greece ►https://www.instagram.com/misraderya/ ►https://twitter.com/misraderya Thanks for watching. Subscribe for more videos :) Music:Do It Right Jingle Punks
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Lesbos travel

Lesbos travel

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Lesbos travel, lesbos earthquake, lesbos toruris, lesbos island, pearl of Greece, Geography Game Greece : https://www.purposegames.com/game/geography-of-greece-12-cities-quiz?l=9250 Travel Game Quiz about Greece : https://www.purposegames.com/game/beautiful-tourist-places-in-greece?l=9250 Lesbos travel, lesbos earthquake, lesbos toruris, lesbos island, pearl of Greece, Agia Paraskevi (Αγία Παρασκευή) Agiasos (Αγιάσος) Gera (Γέρα) Eresos-Antissa (Ερεσός-Άντισσα) Evergetoulas (Ευεργέτουλας) Kalloni (Καλλονή) Loutropoli Thermis (Λουτρόπολη Θερμής) Mantamados (Μανταμάδος) Mithymna (Μήθυμνα) Mytilene (Μυτιλήνη) Petra (Πέτρα) Plomari (Πλωμάρι) Polichnitos (Πολίχνιτος) The economy of Lesbos is essentially agricultural in nature, with olive oil being the main source of income. Tourism in Mytilene, encouraged by its international airport and the coastal towns of Petra, Plomari, Molyvos and Eresos, contribute substantially to the economy of the island. Fishing and the manufacture of soap and ouzo, the Greek national liqueur, are the remaining sources of income.In the English-speaking world, the term lesbian is commonly (though not universally) used to refer to homosexual women. This use of the term derives from the poems of Sappho, who was born in Lesbos and who wrote with powerful emotional content directed toward other women.[13] Due to this association, Lesbos and especially the town of Eresos, her birthplace, are visited frequently by LGBT tourists.[14] This use of the term is considered offensive to many Lesbos islanders to such a degree that, in 2008, a group of Lesbos islanders litigated unsuccessfully a court case against the LGBT community of Greece. The islander group had requested a legal injunction to ban groups from using the word lesbian in their names, which the petitioners claim violated their human rights as it is "insulting" and disgraces them around the world.[15][16] Cuisine[edit]
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Grecja Lesbos Czerwiec 2017 |Christina's Garden|

Grecja Lesbos Czerwiec 2017 |Christina's Garden|

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Lesvos, Greece - 2017

Lesvos, Greece - 2017

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Hi, my name is Selena, and I'm a 3rd year medical student interested in surgery and working with underserved populations, both domestically and globally. I am currently fundraising for my return to Lesvos and (hopefully) Lebanon this summer. To help me do this and learn more about my last trip: https://www.gofundme.com/selenas-summer-of-service A few months ago, I had the privilege of traveling to Lesvos, Greece to work with two incredible refugee aid organizations, ERCI and Doc Mobile. The experience was eye-opening, not only to do my part (albeit limited) in supporting the work of these organizations, but also to better understand the complexity of the refugee crisis. This has been pivotal in informing the kind of physician and person that I want to be, and I would love to go back to continue this work. To help me get there, please donate here: https://www.gofundme.com/selenas-summer-of-service To donate to ERCI: http://ercintl.org/donate/ To donate to Doc Mobile: http://new.docmobile.org/en/donate/ Thanks for watching! Music from Mumford & Sons - Timshel
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My trip to miracle Lesbos Greece.

My trip to miracle Lesbos Greece.

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Lesvos Greece 2014

Lesvos Greece 2014

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Greece

Greece

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A short video postcard from Lesvos, Greece, 2017.
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Tzeli Hadjidimitriou: A video portrait from Michele Hickson

Tzeli Hadjidimitriou: A video portrait from Michele Hickson

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A video portrait from my friend Michele Hickson on the occasion of the publishing of my travel guide "A girl's guide to Lesbos". For more information about the work of Tzeli Hadjidimitriou, you may visit Http://www.odoiporikon.com/
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Lesvos, beautiful Greek island

Lesvos, beautiful Greek island

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Summer in Lesvos island. Beautiful pictures of the island accompanied by the emotional composition of Stamatis Spanoudakis. Lesvos is an ideal place for your summer vacation. It combines in a magical way sea and mountain. The greek hospitality mixed with good greek food and ouzo will make your vacation an extraordinary experience. Enjoy your stay in Greece! Do not copy this video! Photos & Video: GreekVacations. Music: (permission granted) - Stamatis Spanoudakis: galazia ora - Stamatis Spanoudakis: dusk at St. Theodore Homepage: http://www.stamatisspanoudakis.gr Information about vacation in Greece you will find at the official website of the Greek National Tourism Organisation (GNTO) under http://www.visitgreece.gr. Furthermore you can visit: http://www.discovergreece.com If you want to share Your experiences in Greece, and submit your own photos, feel free to do this under http://we.discovergreece.com Please vote, comment & share.
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ZDF.reportage "Sommer auf Griechisch" [HD]

ZDF.reportage "Sommer auf Griechisch" [HD]

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Ein Stück Deutschland mitten auf der griechischen Insel Rhodos. Im Dorf Afandou leben rund 1000 ehemalige Gastarbeiter aus dem rheinischen Gummersbach. Nach einer Firmenpleite kehrten sie zurück. Mit ihren Ersparnissen und einer deutschen Rente. Viele von ihnen haben Häuser gebaut, kleine Geschäfte eröffnet. So wie Fani Nikolis. Er betreibt ein Café und hat eine recht ungriechische Sicht auf die Verhältnisse. Jahrelang hat Fani in Deutschland geschuftet - zusammen mit den Nachbarn aus seinem Dorf. Mit ihrer deutschen Rente geht es ihnen besser als den meisten Griechen. Ihre Kinder arbeiten im Tourismus - immerhin sechs Monate im Jahr haben sie einen Job. Von diesem Gehalt müssen sie die Wintermonate überbrücken. Geht das? Es muss! Irgendwie. Irgendwie zurechtkommen - das gilt vor allem für die Menschen in Athen und Nordgriechenland - denn dort, so berichten viele Einheimische, werde die Situation immer schlechter. Einmal im Monat packt Erwin Schrümpf einen Sattelschlepper und drei Kleintransporter voll mit Spenden: Medikamente, Spritzen, Einweghandschuhe, Verbandsmaterial, Babynahrung. In griechischen Kranken- und Waisenhäusern fehlt es am Notwendigsten. Die Lage dort sei katastrophal, so der österreichische Initiator der "Griechenlandhilfe". Gut 5000 Kilometer lang ist seine Reise von Salzburg nach Patras und Athen. Deutlich haben die Griechen Nein gesagt zu weiteren Kürzungen im Referendum vor einem Jahr, aber die Regierung hat sich schließlich doch zu Reformen verpflichtet. Laut Experten wurden diese nur schleppend umgesetzt, und ausgerechnet die armen Schichten würden die Hauptlast tragen. Gehälter und Renten gekürzt, Kindergeld gestrichen. Mittlerweile gilt ein Drittel der Haushalte als arm. Und nach wie vor ist kein Ende der Kürzungen in Sicht. Der Spendenmarathon des Erwin Schrümpf führt auch auf die Inseln Kos und Lesbos - diese sind durch die Flüchtlingskrise besonders betroffen. Die Touristen bleiben aus: Nur wenige Meter trennen Urlaub und Flucht, Vergnügen und Verzweiflung. Das schreckt doch viele ab. Aber die Hoteliers halten dagegen: Es kämen doch immer weniger Flüchtlinge, und in ihren Urlaubsparadiesen sei von Krise nichts zu spüren. Die traditionelle Gastfreundschaft, traumhafte Küstenlandschaften, günstige Preise - gute Argumente für einen Urlaub bei den Griechen, gerade jetzt in schwierigen Zeiten.
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Lesbos, Aegean Islands of Greece, poets, writers,  cultural heritage, natural beauties  landscape,

Lesbos, Aegean Islands of Greece, poets, writers, cultural heritage, natural beauties landscape,

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Lesbos (Λέσβος) [5], or Lesvos, is the northest of the East Aegean Islands of Greece, projecting out of the Asia Minor mainland. It is a birthplace of numerous poets and writers since the Greek antiquity till the recent years; the island of Lesbos is still inspiring, through this cultural heritage and its natural beauties of landscape contrasts, an easygoing lifestyle, expressed by its people as a familiarity towards all its visitors.Tradition[edit] Lesvos is quite well-known for the great number of its local, traditional products. As mentioned before, Lesvos is very famous for Ouzo, as it is considered one of the places it originates from. Also, Lesvos is quite famous for its pottery. Agiasos and Mandamados are the two villages that have the biggest tradition in ceramic art. Many ceramists live and work in these villages. Some of the ceramists there are Antonia Gavve( and Demetrios Hadjigiannis. Except for ceramics, woodcraft is also very developed in Lesvos. Towns and villages[edit] The capital of Lesvos is Mytilene (Μυτιλήνη), at the east end. A busy town as it concentrates the hospital, the university, the port, the airport, the court, the prefecture and other administrative headquarters. Kalloni is the largely modern second-in-size town, located in the center of the island, at the north of the greater of the two gulfs (thus called "Gulf of Kalloni"). Molivos, the ancient Methymna (spelled also as Mithimna), the most important destination for a visitor, because of its attractions: the Gattilusi Castle and the whole preserved traditional architecture. Its cobbled, winding streets, stunning views towards the sea, and considerable number of restaurants, bars and cafeterias make it an ideal place to spend an enjoyable evening. It is one of the two lungs of tourism in Lesbos, the other one being Eressos. Eressos is a small dale town at southwest paving the way to the sandy beach, or Skala Eressou, thus being mostly a summer resort. Notably, its fame as the birthplace of Sappho attracts some lesbian (homosexual) couples, but they consist a part of the whole number of Eressos' visitors, as it is a place too beautiful to become isolated. Plomari at the south coast in the middle of the two gulfs' openings, is the homeland of Ouzo, the well-known Greek alcoholic beverage. Mandamados, at the northeast, for the ceramic art tradition and the locally produced dairy products. Agiasos, the picturesque village while ascending onto Olympos. Other destinations[edit] Sigri, the village at the west end of the island, hosting the Natural History Museum of the Petrified Forest. The Petrified Forest area is located between Eressos and Sigri. Petra and the beach at Anaxos, almost unavoidable if you visit Molivos. The beach is facing to the north but it is crowded even when affected by the prevailing north winds. Vatera, one of the longest beaches in Greece, at the south coast. Pirgi Thermis (Πύργοι Θερμής, lit. Towers at Therme), a few kilometers north of Mytilene, for the all-day bar restaurants and the beach. The name is similar with Pyrgi (Πυργί), another village near Mytilene. Skala Sykamnias between Molivos and Mandamados, for its fish tavernae and the landscape. Greeks know the place because of the chapel of Panagia Gorgona (transl. Mermaid Madonna) that became famous after the popular story of the Lesbian writer Stratis Myrivilis in his book.
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Greece Travel Guide | Greece tourism | Greece tourist islands| Tourist attractions in Greece

Greece Travel Guide | Greece tourism | Greece tourist islands| Tourist attractions in Greece

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Greece Travel Guide Greece is a country in southeastern Europe with thousands of islands throughout the Aegean and Ionian seas. Greece is a Member-State of the European Union and uses its uniform currency – the Euro. Athens is the nation's capital and largest city, followed by Thessaloniki. Greece Travel Guide Greece is strategically located at the crossroads of Europe, Asia, and Africa. Greece 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. The Aegean Sea lies to the east of the mainland, the Ionian Sea to the west, the Cretan Sea and the Mediterranean Sea to the south. Greece Travel Guide Greece is considered the cradle of Western civilization, being the birthplace of democracy, Western philosophy, the Olympic Games, Western literature, historiography, political science, major scientific and mathematical principles, and Western drama. Greece Travel Guide Greece is a democratic and developed country with an advanced high-income economy, a high quality of life, and a very high standard of living. Greece was the tenth member to join the European Communities (precursor to the European Union) and has been part of the Eurozone since 2001. Greece Travel Guide The names for the nation of Greece and the Greek people differ from the names used in other languages, locations and cultures. Although the Greeks call the country Hellas or Ellada and its official name is the Hellenic Republic, in English it is referred to as Greece. Greece is home to the first advanced civilizations in Europe and is considered the birthplace of Western civilization. Greece Travel Guide Greece is a transcontinental country that consists of a mountainous, peninsular mainland jutting out into the sea at the southern end of the Balkans, ending at the Peloponnese peninsula (separated from the mainland by the canal of the Isthmus of Corinth) and strategically located at the crossroads of Europe, Asia, and Africa. Due to its highly indented coastline and numerous islands, Greece has the 11th longest coastline in the world. Eighty percent of Greece consists of mountains or hills, making the country one of the most mountainous in Europe. Mount Olympus, the mythical abode of the Greek Gods, culminates at Mytikas peak the highest in the country. Western Greece contains a number of lakes and wetlands and is dominated by the Pindus mountain range. Greece Travel Guide Greece has an extremely large number of islands. The largest Greek island by area is Crete, located at the southern edge of the Aegean Sea. The second largest island is Euboea, which is separated from the mainland by the 60m-wide Euripus Strait, and is administered as part of the Central Greece region. After the third and fourth largest Greek Islands, Lesbos and Rhodes, the rest of the islands are two-thirds of the area of Rhodes, or smaller. Greece Travel Guide The Greek islands are traditionally grouped into the following clusters: The Argo-Saronic Islands in the Saronic gulf near Athens, the Cyclades, a large but dense collection occupying the central part of the Aegean Sea, the North Aegean islands, a loose grouping off the west coast of Turkey, the Dodecanese, another loose collection in the southeast between Crete and Turkey, the Sporades, a small tight group off the coast of Euboea, and the Ionian Islands, located to the west of the mainland in the Ionian Sea (one of these islands, Kythira, is off the southern tip of the Peloponnese Peninsula and part of the Attica region, but still considered part of the Ionian Islands, mainly because of historical reasons). There are also many islands, islets and rocks that surround the coast of Crete. Greece Travel Guide The climate of Greece is primarily Mediterranean, featuring mild, wet winters and hot, dry summers. This climate occurs at all coastal locations, including Athens, the Cyclades, the Dodecanese, Crete, the Peloponnese, the Ionian Islands and parts of the Central Continental Greece region. The Pindus mountain range strongly affects the climate of the country, as areas to the west of the range are considerably wetter on average (due to greater exposure to south-westerly systems bringing in moisture) than the areas lying to the east of the range (due to a rain shadow effect). Greece Travel Guide The mountainous areas of Northwestern Greece (parts of Epirus, Central Greece, Thessaly, Western Macedonia) as well as in the mountainous central parts of Peloponnese – including parts of the regional units of Achaea, Arcadia and Laconia – feature an Alpine climate with heavy snowfalls. The inland parts of northern Greece, in Central Macedonia and East Macedonia and Thrace feature a temperate climate with cold, damp winters and hot, dry summers with frequent thunderstorms. Greece Travel Guide
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