An island region of Greece, the North Aegean is scattered out into the northeastern Aegean Sea. Many of the islands are tucked closely against Turkey, relatively far from the mainland of Greece.
The largest island of the group of nine is Lesvos, where the region’s capital, Mytilene, is held. Lesvos has been a major player in the Aegean throughout antiquity. Scattered with ancient Roman aqueducts and stone monasteries, this island is draped in history.
All of the islands boast their fair share of ancient ruins, which effortlessly intermingles with the modern revelations of our time.
A crowd pleasing island is Chios, where Christopher Columbus is said to have once called home.
Want a little privacy? Go to Limnos, where you can have pristine beaches all to yourself.
Ikaria has stellar host springs where you can rest your weary feet.
Fly or ferry to individual islands, or charter a boat for the ultimate excursion. On the larger islands like Chios and Lesvos public transportation is available and efficient.