Vacations in Fournoi (Nothern Aegean - Greece)
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Information On Fournoi
Fournoi is a complex of 3 small inhabited islands - Fournoi, Thymaina and Agios Minas - and 12 smaller islets. Fournoi are located in Northern Aegean, inside the triangle formed by Ikaria, Samos and Patmos islands.
Fournoi have a weird shape, as the main island is made up by two parts which are connected with a narrow isthmus. The dismemberment of the coastline is remarkable, with a length of over 100, which made the island an ideal hideout for pirates, and this is the reason that besides Fournoi Ikarias the island is also called Fournoi Korseon.
Fournoi have a main settlement which serves both as a capital and island's harbor. The picturesque village is built amphitheatrically around the harbor with large mountains surrounding it. The central road has whitewashed mulberry trees along both sides and leads to the central square with the platanus tree.
Fournoi is famous for its great festivals with music, dancing, food and drink for everyone. The biggest one takes place on August 15th but there are more, like the Fish Festival on the last weekend of July.
Fournoi is an ideal destination for quiet family vacations and relaxation away from civilization and traffic.
Fournoi has a gas station and an ATM machine inside the main settlement.
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Beaches Of Fournoi
Fournoi have many lovely beaches thanks to their long coastline. None of these beaches are organized and most of them are not even easily accessible, but most beaches have sand and clear sea.
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Travel To Fournoi
Fournoi is connected to the Piraeus port, about 3 times a week with the trip being close to 10 hours. The same ship connects Fournoi with Samos and Ikaria which are only one hour away, but there are more, much more frequent ship routes from these islands.
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Transportation On Fournoi (Car Rentals)
Fournoi is a small island with a limited yet decent road network. To explore the beaches of Fournoi you will need to have a vehicle or rent a motorcycle.
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Accommodation On Fournoi (Hotels, Apartments, Guesthouses, Rooms to let)
On Fournoi there in not much accommodation, so you will have to arrange for your stay early on. Most rooms to let are found in Fournoi and Kampi village.
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Food & Drink On Fournoi
Fournoi is an ideal place for fresh fish and seafood at a bargain price. Try the lobster spaghetti, the shrimp, the grilled octopus and the fresh fish. The local goat is also excellent. For a drink head to harbor at the small bar which is housed in an old windmill.
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What To Buy On Fournoi
On Fournoi you can find great thyme honey, various types of local cheese (goat cheese, myzitrha, etc) and traditional sweets.
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Attractions On Fournoi
Kampi is a scenic little village, amphitheatrically built, which has grown considerably the past few years.
On the Agios Georgios hills, above Fournoi, lie in good condition the imposing cyclopean walls.
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Alternative Islands To Fournoi
Fournoi is not what you are looking for? Then one of the following nearby islands might interest you:
Samos (6 klm from Fournoi)
Ikaria (7 klm from Fournoi)
Oinousses (91 klm from Fournoi)
Psara (123 klm from Fournoi)
Lesvos (152 klm from Fournoi)
Agios Efstratios (240 klm from Fournoi)
Lemnos (257 klm from Fournoi)
Samothrace (316 klm from Fournoi)
Thassos (363 klm from Fournoi)
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