- a traditional greek Ionian Island; beautiful
scenery, mountains and beaches.
seems to to have so much variety of scenery within
one relatively small island. It is green (verdant
as it says in all good Greek guides), has spectacular
coastlines, superb beaches (if you are willing
to look for them), traditional Greek night life,
ghostly deserted mountain villages, and lovely,
warm people. It all seems to be contained within
is not a lot in the way of clubs and discos except
for a few in Nidri. Most young people who go there
are attracted by the boating and wind surfing.
Neither is it a bucket and spade kind of island.
The beaches on the Nidri side are essentially
pebbly, but the sea is warm and shallow, ideal
for paddling and safe swimming. The beautiful
sandy beaches on the other side are more serious,
they do have strong currents and the sea can be
writing in the sixth century BC, was considered
by Plato to be the 'Tenth muse' and today to have
been 'the first modern poet'. Legend
has it that she flung herself from the cliff at
Cape Lefkatas when Phaeon rejected her love.
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