Athens, the capital of Greece, is located 130 miles (209 kilometers) to the west of Gialiskari.
Consider using Gialiskari as a starting point for further explorations. This popular region possesses numerous great attractions. Journey 2 miles (3 kilometers) north to Ikaria, where you can enjoy the Halari Gorge and Castle of Koskina.
When you are ready to venture further afield visit the nearest regional center. Patmos lies 35 miles (56 kilometers) away and features visitor attractions such as Grikos Beach, Lambi Beach and Patmos Marina. Cave of the Apocalypse, Meloi Beach and Vagia Beach are also good places to spend time.
Part the mists of time during your time in the area. Take a trip to one of the archeological sites for which this part of the world is well known. If you're keen on soaking up some of the local culture, head straight to North Aegean Islands' history museums.
Enjoy a break from sightseeing and spend a few relaxing hours sea kayaking or boating.
Nothing opens understanding in this culturally diverse planet of ours in the way language can, so be sure to memorize a few handy Greek phrases before you go. A good example of a hand local sentence is "Thélis na horépsis mazí mu?" (Would you like to dance with me?). Another practical example is "Apó pu íse?" (Where are you from?).
Before you head back to the familiarity of home, you'll be bidding this special place a sad Yiá sou (farewell).