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Do It Yourself Greek Islands Cruise–Part 6–Samothrace

Somehow the northernmost island of our trip, Samothrace, had positioned itself as the goal of our trip.  This mountainous island, famous for the site where the Winged Victory of Samothrace (now in the Louvre) was uncovered, would be the least touristed island that we visited.  It was also the most logistically difficult island to reach. At Myrina, Lemnos we boarded the Hellenic Seaways Mikinos (for the second time on this trip) for our trip to Kavala on the mainland.  Deck class tickets were 15E each for the 3 hour trip.  We had about three hours to explore Kavala before

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Planning a Greek Island-Hopping Itinerary with Rome2Rio

We are going back to Greece next month.  We visited Crete in during Christmas vacation this last year (Perils and Pleasures of Off-season Travel-Crete) and enjoyed it so much that we vowed to return to the Greek Islands very soon.  When American Airlines briefly increased award availability to Europe in First Class, we snapped up two seats in Envoy Class on US Airways from Atlanta to Athens ( First Class Award on AA). We planned to visit the Northern Aegean Islands which apparently are not as touristy as the southern Greek Islands, like Mykonos and Santorini.  Often the first place