The butterfly of the Aegean
Archaeological sites, classical antiquity, roman history, byzantine history, medieval history, venetian, etc.
Museums, archaeological museums, byzantine museums, history museums, galleries, folklore museums, coin museums, maritime museums, war museums, etc.
Astypalaia is the westernmost island of the Dodecanese. The ancients called it the "Bank of the Gods" because of the abundance of flowers and fruits. The ancient authors also speak of the temperate climate of the island, the abundance of game and its marine wealth. It is surrounded by many islets, while it itself consists of two rocky masses joined …
ARCHITECTURE Chora (Astypalaia), almost united with the port, Pera Gialos, and built amphitheatrically on the ground, is one of the most beautiful settlements of the Aegean. The houses start from the port, climb the hill and surround the castle at the top like a wall. They are small, square, stuck next to each other, painted in bright colors or pure …
Sea & Mountain
Mountain and sea, beaches, picturesque beaches, lakes, rivers, waterfalls, canyons, mountain shelters, etc.
Travel information, weather forecast, ship schedules, bus schedules, airplane schedules, useful phone numbers, coastguard, police station, town hall, etc.