Tag: TZIA island

Tzia-Kea: 5 must-dos and must-sees.

Tzia, or Kea, is a beautiful island in the Cyclades that is very close to Athens - you can reach it by ferry in just an hour. It has a rich and varied history, which is reflected in its different names - it was known as Hydrousa in ancient times for its abundant water sources, and as Tzia during the Turkish occupation for its resemblance to a goat. But this last name is also the one that has most captured its essence, as it reveals its wild and charming character. ...

Read more

Kea: The lion with the enigmatic smile

With hundreds of islands and rocky islets, in Greece, you find a variety in the morphology of the landscapes, different nature, and many sights influenced by the various events of history. Various buildings and sculptures belong to them. One such is the lion with the enigmatic smile found on a Greek island and specifically in Kea or Gia. It is one of the most famous sculptures of the island that has its own history. If you find yourself on this island, I'm sure you'll see it up close and it's ...

Read more