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Top 10The Northeast Aegean Islands

A collage of ancient ruins, fabulous beaches, quaint villages and lush countryside, this archipelago is one of the least touched by modern-day tourism. The group comprises the larger islands of Límnos, with its elegant capital Mýrina, Lésvos, famous for its olives, Híos, which is both beautiful and vibrant, Sámos, known for its potent Muscat wine, and quiet, unspoilt Ikaría. The group also includes Thássos, inhabited since the Stone Age and with a tourism-oriented present, and undeveloped Samothráki, both up near the Macedonian coast. The islands share a landscape of rugged mountains, indented ...

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