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When to Go to Mykonos Book your holiday in Mykonos!

The island is an ideal destination from April to October thanks to its wonderful climate.
July and August are very hot In the sections: Mykonos Guide Very popular as a holiday destination for its climate, beaches and nightlife, Mykonos is one of the Mediterranean tourist destinations that best suits most of the year thanks to over 300 days
of the sun kissing this land part of the Cyclades archipelago.
Spring, especially after Orthodox Easter, is the ideal time to organize your vacation in Mykonos: the air and the sea are warming up, the beaches are quiet and the landscape of the island is green and lively.
If you are looking for a frenetic nightlife, however, we advise you to wait for the high season.
Great months for your vacation even in May and June during which temperatures are not stifling, the island begins to fill and have fun,
and the beaches are still crowded.
July and August are the most tourist months and the island is crowded with people who want to sunbathe and party.
Temperatures in recent months can be under severe fluctuations: July is the hottest month, but from the beginning of August the Meltemi,
the wind blowing on the island from the north, creates a pleasant refreshing breeze and ripples the sea that attracts many surfers.
September is a beautiful month to visit Mykonos: nice weather does not leave the island, temperatures are narrower and tourist crowds are just a reminder.
In October, the temperatures are pleasant and the sea is warm enough and ideal for a lonely swim, just a few drawbacks.
From November until early March temperatures drop to 9 degrees and blowing winds from the south.
These are the driest months but the sun shines every day and the temperatures are never stiff.

Travelogue, what to see in Paros and Antiparos (Cyclades)

Greece, Cyclades islands: the discovery of Paros and Antiparos
A travel guide for those who want to visit two of the jewels of the Aegean
Paros and Antiparos are two Greek islands belonging to the largest of the Cyclades archipelago, located in the Aegean and comprises more than 220 islands and named for the arrangement in a circle around Delos. That’s why they deserve a visit:

Paros has a sea of ​​dreams, clear and easy to reach anywhere on the island you are and several villages scattered here and there, taken care of and provided with all facilities. Parikia is the main village where the ferries and hydrofoils; on the seafront you can dine, watch the sunset, drinking a cocktail by candlelight and continue the evening dancing on one of its terraces.

Naoussa is located on the other side of the island, in the northern part, and it is a jewel; has the advantage of being located a minute scooter from one of the island’s best beaches, Kolimbrites (first photo below), and also has an interesting night life around the small fishing port where there are several restaurants but also après dinner.

Noteworthy also Lefkes, a small inland village where life still moves slower. Dominating the center, pedestrian, the majestic cathedral of Agias Triada. From the square where the church depart several streets including recommended to discover lost craft shops, taverns and other charming little squares, as well as socializing with the locals.

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Antiparos. It is located less than two kilometers from Paros, from which you can then see it. It can be reached in five minutes by boat from Pounda, where more or less every half hour and up per night for links. It ‘also possible to take the car or scooter. The island is very small and similar to Paros but to make a trip out of town, it is suggested to go anyway. The sea will not disappoint you as well as the food and the small center to traffic. Agios Georgios (pictured below) is one of the most popular beaches. It is located on the western side, near the eponymous village.

Note for culinary connoisseurs. Must try the local dishes: octopus in wine is the specialty of the island; Moussaka, a timbale of potatoes, eggplant, bechamel sauce and as well as all dishes that reading to follow are consumed in all the Cyclades; fava (mashed beans) with pita bread (focaccia local); the Greek salad very tasty made with tomatoes, red onion, green peppers, feta, cucumber and capers; cheeses; the potato salad with Greek sauce; the souvlako, a skewer of pork or chicken; tzatziki, yogurt with cucumber and garlic.

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Alonissos, the pearl of the Aegean

Belonging to the Sporades, the Greek island has nothing to do with mass tourism: here you can enjoy the charm of nature between stunning beaches and picturesque views

Although the crisis has crippled Greece, the people of travelers not give up the dream of a midsummer night. There are poles nightlife dear to the young which Ios and Mykonos but there are actually unknown to mass tourism, places where peace is on the agenda: to respond to the desire for peace is Alonissos that, along with Skiathos and Skopelos, It is part of the Northern Sporades. You, the ancient Ikos, located in the northern Aegean, is the farthest island from the mainland why preserves that aspect so intact and untouched; for those wishing to visit her, you can be reached via Athens from Italy with scheduled flights of the national airline, Aegean Airlines, after the graduation Skytax Wordl Airlines, has distinguished itself as the best airline in Europe in 2015 ; once they arrive by bus to Aghios Konstantinos proceed by ferry or, alternatively, you can opt for the airport of Skiathos served, as well as dall’Aegean, by Volotea, Blu-Express and Meridiana, then to embark sull’aliscafo that, in a few hours, you can reach its destination.

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The history of this island and very troubled, because, in 1952, with the arrival of phylloxera that began to ravage the vineyards from California, the agricultural sector was severely compromised; sometimes, as they say, the worst there is no end in fact, in 1965, the island was disrupted by a huge earthquake that brought the people to move in a hurry in the Patitiri abandoning their homes to find refuge in new earthquake-resistant buildings. To get a small summary of the history of this island, you can visit the Folklore Museum and the Northern Sporades, located behind the beach marina, a private pole owned by Kostas and Anghela Mavrikis that, from May to September, invites tourists to get into the tradition admiring everyday objects that tell the lifestyle of the local as well as make a complete picture of Greek history and the wars that have seen protagonist.

Once out of the museum you can savor the sparkling side of the island between souvenir shops, cafes and taverns where to sit back and enjoy the view as “Alonissos”, a tasty restaurant where you can try the specialties of the house. From here everything begins and everything ends Patitiri, with its picturesque port set in a small bay, is the starting point for any adventure, primarily the National Marine Park of Alonissos, established in 1992, a marvel jealously preserved that articulates in 2200 kilometers square of surface, habitat for about 300 species of fish, dolphins and she, the seal Monachus-Monachus, the rarest species in the world as well as endangered, protected from Mom, the Greek Association for the Study and the defense of Foca Mediterranean which, since 1988, is responsible for defending the marine and coastal environment. In order to know with their own eyes this paradise, it’s worth taking part in day trips aboard the “Gorgona” in the company of Captain Pakis Athanasiou driving, with his stories, at a time of wonders like the Blue Grotto, Peristera, Agios Demetrios then reach Kyra Panagia and visit the monastery, still under construction, where you can buy wine, olive oil, souvenirs and various sacred objects.
Its small size, it is about twenty kilometers in length, allow to discover it in full in a few days, which is by car or scooter: do not miss the old Alonissos, or its Chora, a place with a high level of romance set on the top of a hill where you fall in love those white houses full of fuchsia bougainvillea, a particularly scenic at sunset when the sun gives fascinating play of light and colors that illuminate immense. Here you can stroll among the shops, stopping off in one of the many restaurants and cafes as the “Taverna To Aloni” from whose terrace offers a climate of total relaxation, surrounded by the atmosphere simple and familiar while, to delight the palate, we think specialties such as the famous cheese cake, the tyropita.

Can not deny that Alonissos is renowned for its beaches that have a really authentic look because mostly shrouded by lush vegetation as Milia, located in the south-east of the island in a cove hidden in a thick pine forest: over here the stones, you can take advantage of a sandy area that takes nothing away from the intense blue of the sea. The mix sand and stones is also found in Kokkinokastro, very romantic at sunset when the sun sheds light on the big red cliff that forms a small cape; it was here that, apparently, was the ancient city of Ikos, and, to prove it, are the remains of the walls that emerge from the water. No less Chrisi Milia, the busiest beach of the island and because it turns admiring its golden sand and its position that sees fit in the heart of a lush pine forest and the beaches more rocky site north as Megali Ammos, Tourkoneri and Gialia.

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Greece, a member of the Swiss: “Buy an island, so we will have access to the sea.

The Parliamentary Union of Ticino’s Party proposes that Pierre Rusconi Bern contribute in this way to save the country of Greece. So its citizens can “go on holiday safely.”
Switzerland should “give a bit ‘of money” to Greece in exchange for an island. So it would have “access to the sea” and its citizens could “go on holiday safely.” The proposal comes from the deputy Ticino’s Party center Pierre Rusconi, who has submitted a question to the Federal Council asking among other things that the country participate in this way to save Athens. That, moreover, based on the plan imposed by creditors, will have to transfer to a specific fund public goods for sale to derive, in theory, 50 billion euro. They will end up in ports, airports and public companies but potentially, in fact, even islands and beaches. E ‘news two days ago that the actor Johnny Depp bought for 4.2 million Euros, the islet of Strongylí, in March of Levante.

Bern, according Rusconi, should take advantage of the opportunity to get their hands on what could become the 27th Swiss canton. And on the island could build “a national sports center.” Opposite reactions from colleagues parliamentarians felt by the weekly Blick: the UDC Lukas Reimann agrees but would use the island “to send refugees” while the Socialist parliamentarian Zurich Jacqueline Badran speaks of “heat stroke ”

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