The island of the exile
The space The rocky and deserted island that stretches parallel to the eastern coast of Attica is Makronisos. On the island, habitats of metallurgists, livestock breeders, beekeepers, monks are found or suspected, in discontinuous periods, always in relation to the economic and other activities of the nearby areas, Kea and Lavreotiki (the southern tip of Attica). Administratively, Makronissos belongs to …
Makronissos through art Makronissos, and what took place there, has been a source of inspiration for artists, musicians, poets and dramatists. Also, many exiles, in order to survive in Makronisos, engaged in writing, handicrafts and theatrical performances. Poetry / Literature: "Makronisiotika", Yiannis Ritsos "The Neighborhoods of the World", Yannis Ritsos "Abyssos Street no. 0", Menelaos Ludemis “Battle at the edge …
Historical monuments Makronissos, and the camps that operated there, are a monument visited by many in order to honor the thousands of people who were exiled and tortured there for their ideas. Excursions are regularly organized for the purpose of historical memory. Tourism Apart from the island's historicity, this also offers unadulterated beaches and places where lovers of "dark tourism" …
Sea & Mountain
Mountain and sea, beaches, picturesque beaches, lakes, rivers, waterfalls, canyons, mountain shelters, etc.
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