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Travel Northeast Aegean Islands, Greece

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Travel Area: Northeast Aegean Islands

Map of Northeast Aegean Islands

About Northeast Aegean Islands, Greece

The Northeast Aegean Islands are a group of islands in the Aegean Sea. Mainland Greece is to the west and north, Turkey to the east, the island of Crete to the south. These islands, Chios, Fourni, Ikaria, Lesvos, Limnos, Psara, Samos, Thassos are less traveled than the Cyclades and the Dodecanese Islands.

Fun Facts

Ikaria is the mythological island of Ikaros.
Samothraki has the highest mountain of the Aegean Islands.
The mathematician Pythagoras was born on Samos.

Sightseeing Suggestions

Nea Moni Monastery in Chios.
Petrified Forest of Lesbos.
Efpalinion Tunnel on Samos.
Byzantine Museum on Chios.
Ancient ruins at Kastro, Chios.
The Temple of Athena on Thassos.

Transportation

Airplanes, ferries, speed boats will take you to the Aegean Islands.
Chios Island National Airport (JKH) map
Lemnos International Airport (LXS) map
Mytilene (Lesvos or Lesbos) International Airport (MJT) map
Samos International Airport (SMI) map