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Below is a collection of photos we shot while exploring Poros Town, beaches and seafront areas, and other parts of the pretty island.

 

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View to the northwest from a vantage point in Poros Town. The scenery includes Megalo Neorio Bay, pine-forested hills in the Kalavria area of Poros island, and mountains along the eastern coast of the Peloponnese.

 

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A section of the long waterfront strip in Poros Town

 

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Mikro Neorio beach

 

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The Holy Monastery of Zoodochos Pigi is one of the main historical sights on Poros. It dates from the 1720s.

 

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A stone water cistern in Poros Town, built in the 19th Century

 

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Right next door to the old cistern shown in the previous photo is Platanos Taverna. It is named after the giant platanos (plane) tree that shelters its open-air patio. Like the cistern, the tree is over 200 years old.

 

 

 

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Colourful flowering vines cascade over a stone wall and fence at a house near Megalo Neorio beach

 

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Hotels, rental studios and private residences in the Perlia neighbourhood

 

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Terraces at Drossinos Studios in the Perlia neighbourhood

 

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A hillside view of the Kanali beach area

 

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Water’s edge view of the sandy beach at Love Bay …

 

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… and another view of the beach, this time from the side of the main road that passes Love Bay

 

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An old spring water fountain, left, and a whitewashed church situated near the entrance to the Monastery of Zoodochos Pigi

 

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Side view of the church shown in the previous photo

 

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A canopy of bougainvillea shades a lane in Poros Town

 

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A rustic old house in Poros Town

 

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View from the far east  end of the waterfront street in Poros Town

 

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People enjoying the sun and sea at Mikro Neorio beach 

 

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Antiquities beside the entrance to the Poros Archaeological Museum

 

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A taverna patio in Poros Town

 

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Fishing boats and nets at the Poros Town harbourside

 

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Rows of lounge chairs and umbrellas at Askeli beach

 

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The narrow canal between the Kalavria region of Poros, left, and the Sferia peninsula, right, where Poros Town is located

 

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Boats moored at docks near the western mouth of the canal

 

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A sunset view from Agios Athanassios church high above Poros Town

 

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Another view of Agios Athanassios church

 

 

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Monastiri beach, named after the Monastery of Zoodochos Pigi which stands atop a hill overlooking the beach

 

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Front view of Kanali beach bar and restaurant on Kanali beach. After staying 3 nights in Poros Town, we moved to the Kanali Apartments (situated on the second floor of the building) for our next 4 nights on the island. 

 

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Hotels and rental accommodations line the hills overlooking Kanali beach

 

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Early morning at Kanali beach, before sun worshippers arrive to claim the lounge chairs and umbrellas

 

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A dog rests in a shady spot beside Panagitsa Church, a small chapel Panagitsa Beach on Askeli Bay

 

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Buildings along a narrow lane in Poros Town

 

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A long flight of steps on one of the steep hillsides in Poros Town

 

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A building near the hotel where we stayed for 3 nights in Poros Town

 

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A glimpse of the clock tower that rises from a rocky peak above Poros Town

 

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Built in 1927, the clock tower is the most famous landmark of Poros

 

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The beautiful panoramic view from the clock tower 

 

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A tree-shaded section of sidewalk along the harbourside road in Poros Town 

 

 

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A Greek flag flutters in the breeze on a balcony in Poros Town

 

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Container plants on steps at O Kipos Taverna (The Garden)  in Poros Town

 

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Street view of Canali Beach Hotel, situated near the canal

 

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Villa Galini is a neoclassically-styled mansion built in the late 1800s on a hillside near Mikro Neorio bay

 

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Greta Garbo, Mark Chagall and Henry Miller are some of the famous artists and writers who were guests at Villa Galini during its golden years. Nowadays the mansion is a private home, and isn’t open for tourists to visit.

 

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Villas, hotels and houses cling to the hillsides above Askeli Bay

 

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Looking east across Askeli Bay

 

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The seaside dining terrace at Seretis Taverna, in the Perlia neighbourhood, offers terrific views of Poros Town and Galatas

 

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O Aspros Gatos (White Cat) Taverna also has excellent views of Poros town from its location on the Perlia seaside

 

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An old building in Poros Town

 

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Balconies at Maria Studios on a hill in the Askeli beach area of Poros

 

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The residents of a house on a hill above Poros Town get to enjoy fabulous sea, island and mountain views from their private terrace

 

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Children play at Colona Beach on Askeli Bay, a short walk from the main Askeli Beach strip

 

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Looking east along the Poros – Posidonas Road at Colona Beach

 

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The belltower of Agia Triada Church in the Perlia neighbourhood, with views of Poros Town and Galatas in the distance

 

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The curious “all-seeing eye” beneath the belltower of Agia Triada Church

 

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HIllside houses and the clock tower on a hillside in Poros Town

 

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A potted vine in the lane outside a house in Poros Town

 

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Sunbeds on Colona Beach face mountains that extend along the eastern coast of the Peloponnese

 

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Houses in Poros Town

 

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A street in Poros Town

 

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The beach and some of the historic Russian dockyard ruins at Russian Bay

 

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The beachfront at Russian Bay

 

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Sailboats and yachts anchored at Russian Bay

 

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Scooters parked along a lane in Poros Town

 

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A cafe on the harbourside road in Poros Town

 

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Streetlamps along the coastal road leading to the beaches at Mikro Neorio, Megalo Neorio, Love Bay and Russian Bay 

 

 

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The Xenia Poros Image Hotel occupies a prime location on the coast between Mikro Neorio and Megalo Neorio beaches

 

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Calypso beach (foreground) is part of Megalo Neorio beach

 

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Calm turquoise waters in Megalo Neorio Bay

 

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Looking toward hillside houses in Poros Town from one of the piers on the harbourfront

 

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Children play on a large luxury yacht arriving at the Poros Town harbourfront during sunset 

 

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A section of Askeli Beach that is often referred to as Golden Beach, since it’s directly below the Golden View Beach Hotel

 

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A pine tree on the seaside near Mikro Neorio beach. Poros island is lush with extensive pine forests.

 

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Container plants along a narrow lane in Poros Town

 

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A shop on the harbourside street of Poros Town

 

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Calypso beach on Megalo Neorio Bay

 

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A trail on the hilltop behind Poros Town

 

 

 

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A cafe patio in Poros Town

 

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Ruins of a 19th Century fortress are visible on the Bourtzi islet near the eastern coast of Poros. During Byzantine times, a castle stood on the site.

 

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A cat naps in a container garden display along a lane in Poros Town

 

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Stone wall and entrance gate outside a house in the Perlia neighbourhood

 

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Murals on the wall of a taverna in Poros Town

 

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Boats anchored near the shore at Love Bay 

 

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Approaching Perlia along the coastal road to Love Bay and Russian Bay

 

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Olga’s Restaurant in Askeli village 

 

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View of Poros Town from the coastal road near Mikro Neorio beach

 

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The Monument to the Fallen Heroes

 

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Fishing boats and sailboats on the Poros Town harbourfront 

 

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Houses on a hill in Poros Town

 

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A vintage convertible on the harbourfront road in Poros Town

 

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Manessi Hotel and other harbourfront buildings in Poros Town

 

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Along the harbourfront street in Poros Town

 

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A street in Poros Town

 

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A sunset view from the Poros Town waterfront

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