Astipalaia

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The island of Astipalaia was named after the sister of Europe and mother of Minoa, as mythology indicates. It is located west of the Dodecanese and it appears like two islands linked together by a natural bridge. At the picturesque capital of Astipalaia, Chora, white houses with the red roofs, brigthly colored windows and the numerous windmills create a beautiful scenery. Travellers must pay a visit to the church of Panagia Portariotissa, the caves at Vetse and Vathi and they can have fun at the fine beaches of Livadi, Deftero Maramari, Agios Ioannis and Agios Vasilis.


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