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The designation East Aegean Islands covers the easternmost Greek Islands of the Aegean Sea. The Eastern Aegean islands group is, like the Dodecanese, much closer to Turkey than to the Greek mainland.

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Map of East Aegean Islands
  Lesbos
  Chios
  Samos
  Ikaria
  Fourni

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Ferries run several times a week from Athens (Piraeus port). There is an airport with connections to Athens and Crete. Flights run daily during the tourist season. During the winter flights and ferries are less frequent. A yacht marina opened in 2017.

  • All of these islands have ferry links with Athens/Piraeus and the other islands in the area.
  • Many of these islands have airline connections with Athens and in summer there are many charter flights from various airports in Europe, bringing in large crowds of tourists.
  • Most of these islands have ferry links with respective nearest towns on the Turkish coast.

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