The untouched paradise of Dodecanese
Area 13.5 sq. km. Permanent population 152 inhabitants Agathonisi is the northernmost island of the Dodecanese complex. In ancient times it was called Yetousa, while Thucydides calls it Tragaia, Strabo Tragaii - as he includes it together with the adjacent islands and rocky islets that surround it (Kunelonissi, Katsagani, Neronisi, Strogyli, Pitta etc.) and Plutarch Tragia . Younger travelers refer …
Today, about 150 residents live in Agathonisi. They are mainly engaged in animal husbandry and fishing. As the island is rich in catches there are many fish farms, such as in Vathi Pigadi and in the sheltered bay of Katholikos. At Easter, the lamb is not served on the spit but stuffed with rice in the oven. In August, on …
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