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Nisyros Island (Mandraki, Greece)

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Mediterranean - Black Sea

Local Time
2020-04-07 09:53

min: 57 °F (13 °C) / max: 61 °F (17 °C) 58°F
Wind: 12°/ 5 m/s  Gust: 5.2 m/sWind: 12°/ 5 m/s  Gust: 5.2 m/sGentle breeze
5 m/s
Min / Max Temperature61 °F / 17 °C
57 °F / 14 °C

Nisyros Island is located in Aegean Sea and part of Dodecanese island group (Greece). The island covers a total area of approx 42 km2 (16 ml2) and has population around 1,000.

Nisyros Island (Greece) cruise port

  • The island is roughly round shaped, with diameter 8 km (5 ml). Several other small isles are located in direct vicinity, the largest is Gyali (population under 50).
  • Nisyros Island features a 3-4 km (2-2,5 mi) wide caldera of an active volcano (though currently not erupting). Its latest eruption was in 1888, after ash eruptions in 1871-73. Following the 1996–1997 seismic unrest scientists started monitoring the volcano. Nisyros volcanic complex éncompasses the area between Nisyros and Kos island.
  • Traditional product is soumada (non-alcoholic, almond-flavoured beverage).
  • The island has many Orthodox churches, as well as 4 monasteries (currently not served by monks).
  • Nisyros is reachable by ferries from Kos and Piraeus-Athens. During summer season are offered daily boat tours from Kardamena (Kos Island). Nisyros also has heliport.

Nisyros Island cruise terminal

Cruise ships to Nisyros Island Greece dock (anchor) at Mandraki - port town on the northwestern coast.

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