Panagia – Plaka

People who suffer from arthropathies take mud-baths –that have salutary effects- into the slate-colored mud of this area. One of the most beautiful headland lights of Greece raises at the eastern edge of the cape of Plaka, while the port with its fishing boats transfers you to other times. Go for a plunge to the sandy beach with tamarisks.

Ruins of the medieval fortress Palaiokastro are preserved at this natural peninsula, which lies in the sea, evidences of an ancient town are found at its bottom, while a holy water gushes (radical water with medicinal properties) over its wave.

At the edge of the beach of Saint Charalampos, you meet a tavern without current. Don’t forget to taste “fruits of passion”, famous for their aphrodisiac properties. Going towards Plaka, you pass from the village Panagia, which constitutes a vivid village with many people and a moonscape towards the lighthouse.

Take the earth-road that leads you to Zematas, which is famous for its partridges and cereals. Its beach comprises of tamarisks and a canteen. Look far away the coast of Neftina. Now, going to the sanctuary of Cabeiri and on the left, you will see an abandoned hotel unit, which seems like a sacked village.

  • Παρθενόμυτος

    Parthenomytos – Skidi – Skandali

    Parthenomytos is stone built with many folds and constitutes an exceptionally impressive village in the middle of nowhere.
  • Kaminia


    Passing from the hillside of Kouraka, you meet the village Kaminia. It is said that here there were once furnaces, where people fired earthen pots.
  • Saint Sofia

    Saint Sofia

    As you enter to the village, you meet a grocery –former café, which now functions only as a raki distillery. There, dwellers of neighboring villages go in turn and distil their raki. If you find someone there, he may offer you a tot of raki.
  • Fysini

    Fysini – Small port of Aya – Saint Marnos

    Fysini is a small, almost deserted, village full of mulberries. It took its name from the strong winds of the area. Leaving it behind, you go towards the small port of Aya.
  • Keros

    Keros, Chortarolimni,Alyki

    Keros constitutes an extraordinary beach, of about 5km, with sand dunes, between the two lakes of the island and right in the middle of the fertile plain.
  • Repanidi


    It is the next village of the fertile plain. It comprises of so many acorns that during Turkish domination it exported them in tanneries of West.
  • Roussopouli


    It is situated southeasterly of Moudros and is built amphitheatrically on a hillside. Going there you meet rocks of amazing colors, but also Chortarolimni, a vast wetland of 3,500,000m2 approximately.
  • Κοντοπούλι


    It lies nearby Alyki and Chortarolimni and constitutes a large village with stone houses, yards, dry melon fields, exceptional church and great atmosphere