Saint Mamas

View from ancient chora of Anafi

Kalamos the 2nd highest mediterranean rock.

Ancient city of Anafi

Anafi’s beaches

Anafi’s beaches constitute a comparative advantage for the island, in view of its unsullied, exotic character, which attracts visitors who enjoy remote landscapes. At the same time, the rocky coastline is particularly interesting to many categories of visitors. Starting at the port for a tour along the southern coastline, Kleisidi, a small oasis, offers a […]

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History of Anafi

According to mythology, the island was given the name Anafi because Apollo made it appear to the Argonauts as a shelter from a bad storm, using his bow to shed light upon it (i.e. the island name Anafi is derived from Anefani, he made appear).[3] Others say that the name is due to the non-existence […]

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Walking in Anafi

Anafi is very much an island for walking. Through the old paths and around the steep hills, you could walk to the other side of the island. The most popular beaches would be Klisidi and Roukounas. A peninsula at the eastern end of the island is dominated by a monolithic peak, Mt. Kalamos, among the […]

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How to come to Anafi

To and from Piraeus Anafi is connected to Piraeus by ferry 3 times a week. The ferries also call at: Paros, Naxos, Ios, Sikinos, Folegandros, Thera (Santorini), Kythnos, Serifos, Sifnos and Milos, depending on the itinerary. To and from Thera (Santorini) and other Cycladic islands. Anafi is connected locally to Santorini on an almost daily […]

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