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Gyaros Travel Guide - Best of Gyaros Island: History, beaches, places to visit & more.

...Gyaros appears to have been relative ly well-known in the later ancient world, since we have references to it, in different contexts, in Virgil, Ovid, Cicero, Pliny, Juvenal, Tacitus and Lucian. ..


Gyaros Island is part of the Cyclades Island group

further reading

Gyaros Island, Greece.

On the Makrónisos internment camp, see Yannis Hamilakis, The Nation and its Ruins, Oxford, OUP 2008, or (same author) The Other ‘Parthenon’: Antiquity and National Memory at Makrónisos, Journal of Modern Greek Studies—Vol. 20, No. 2, Oct. 2002, pp. 307–338.

Gyaros Travel Guide

practical info

Gyaros Island, Greece.

Makrónisos: area 18.42sq km; max. altitude 281m.
Gyáros: area 23sq km; max. altitude 489m.

Gyaros Travel Guide