The island of Argonauts
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Archaeological sites, classical antiquity, roman history, byzantine history, medieval history, venetian, etc.
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Monasteries, nunneries, places of worship, etc.
Mythology connects Anafi with the return of the Argonauts from Colchis. Trying to avoid the sudden darkness and severe bad weather in the Cretan sea, the Argonauts sought the help of the god Apollo. And he threw a bright beam of light, which showed them the nearest island, on which they hastened to anchor. Because of the salutary appearance of …
CELEBRATION One of the most notable festivals of Anafi is organized on September 8 (the Birth of the Virgin Mary) in honor of Panagia Kalamiotissa, the Virgin of Anafi. On the eve, September 7, almost all the inhabitants of the island took the things they would need with them (food, bedding...) and went to the Monastery. It was like one …
HIKING ROUTES 1st Route Zoodochos Pigi Monastery - Panagia Kalamiotissa At Zoodochos Pigi, where this route starts, you can also go by boat from the port. Before starting, take time to see the Zoodochos Pigi Monastery and the ruins of the ancient temple of Apollo Aiglitos. The path is generally in very good passable condition, has a good marking and …
Sea & Mountain
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