Volcano of Nisyros

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It is the youngest volcano in Greece and still activated. The volcano is 160.000 years old and the most recent eruption was in 1888. A great depression, Rammos and Lakki, are located just east of the center of the island. The west rim of this depression is formed by St. Elias, the highest point on the island. St. John mountain is on the east side.The largest crater in the valley is named Stefanos. The crater is ellipsoidal in shape and its longest axe is 330 meters in length and its shortest is 260 meters. Its walls culminate at 30 meters while it is estimated to be 3.000 to 4.000 years old.

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Nisyros Hiking Map

Nisyros Hiking Map

Scale: 1:20.000
Edition: June 2009

This is the only complete map of Nisyros and the first time the island is mapped using GIS technology.


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The port of Mandráki is a small, artificial port that is open to the northeast. It is protected by an 86-meter-long mole that is set to the northeast.

Sun Odyssey 44i Economy

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  • Built 2010
  • Length 44.00 ft

Gyali (Yalia) Volcano

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Volcano

Gyali is a very small volcanic island in the Dodecanese. At the highest point of the island there is an inactive crater.

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Pali Marina

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Marina

Pali is the only harbor on the island suitable for yachts. Since the re-orientation of the harbor entrance in 2007, shelter here has improved significantly, the meltemi (the Etesians) no longer sending in the uncomfortable swell of years past.

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Pachia Ammos

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Beach

It is difficult to reach this beach, which is 10 km from Mandraki. It is on the east side of the island and one can get there by the road after Paloi that passes in front of the Pantelidis’ Baths.

Belize 43 Economy

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Katsouni Beach

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Beach

Beach Katsouni is located 9 km east of Mandraki and a couple of km from Paloi. It is the largest beach of Nisyros and consists of sand, pebbles and rocks offering visitors a quiet refuge amidst the beautiful surrounding.

Lyes Beach

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Beach

It is located on the northeast side of the island, east of Paloi, down the road that passes in front of the Pantelidis’ Baths. The beach starts about 3 km after Paloi, where the asphalt stops.

The closest place to Hora where one can swim is the quite lengthy beach of Hohlakoi. It was named after the large, smooth pebbles both in the sea and on the beach.