|My Favourite Planet > English > Europe > Greece > Dodecanese > Kastellorizo > |
||photos of Kastellorizo, Greece
|A yacht entering Kastellorizo harbour in the late afternoon.
|If you are lucky enough to have your own boat, or are able to charter one, the waters and coast around Kastellorizo and Lycia are enchanting and fascinating. The rugged limestone cliffs, interspersed with beaches, coves, caves, islands and islets; the rich marine life, including a variety of fish, octopuses and other submarine creatures. Dolphins, monk seals and loggerhead turtles (carreta carreta) also haunt these parts. Ancient Lycian buildings and monuments can be seen right on the water's edge. Add to this the clarity of the Mediterranean light and the colours of the sea itself and the whole area makes for exhilarating sailing, swimming, snorkeling, diving... or just lounging around on deck.
We will be publishing the My Favourite Planet guide to Lycia in the near future. Meanwhile, if you have any information or interesting tales about sailing in the Mediterranean, please get in contact.
See our maps showing the locations of the Blue Grotto (or Blue Cave) and the nearby islets of Stroggyli and Ro on Kastellorizo page 9: maps of Kastellorizo.
Map of Kastellorizo harbour
(part of our detailed map of Kastellorizo)
1 main harbour of Megisti
2 police station, post office, municipal hotel
3 Agios Georgios church, Nikolaos Stamatiou school, travel agent
4 ferry landing, harbour police, tourist information, bank, duty free
5 coast guard, mosque, path to Lycian tomb
6 Megisti museum, path to Lycian tomb
7 Knight’s Castle, Saints Nicholas & Dimitrios, hamam, windmill
8 Horafia, Platea Panagia, churches, Santrapeia school, Despina sculpture,Taverna Mediterraneo
9 Mandraki harbour and cemetery
10 stairs to clifftop view
|Maps, photos and articles: © David John.
Additional photos: © Konstanze Gundudis.
All photos and articles are copyright protected.
Images and materials by other authors
have been attributed where applicable.
Please do not use these photos or articles without permission.
If you are interested in using any of the photos for your website,
blog or publication, please get in contact.
Higher resolution versions are available on request.
My Favourite Planet makes great efforts to provide
comprehensive and accurate information across this
website. However, we can take no responsibility for
inaccuracies or changes made by providers of services
mentioned on these pages.
||Visit the My Favourite Planet Group on Facebook.
Join the group, write a message or comment,
post photos and videos, start a discussion...
Olive Garden Restaurant
+30 22460 49 109
+30 22460 49 286