Astipalea is a "bridge" that connects the Cyclades and the Dodecanese combining elements from both island groups. It has an area of ??97 sq. km., A coastline of 110 km and 1,113 residents.It is located 23 nautical miles from Kos and 96 from Rhodes.
The name (meaning "old town") is assigned, according to mythology , to a brother of Europe and the mother of King Minos.
Astypalaia and Europe were ... read more