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Explore Plaka in Greece.

Plaka in the region of South Aegean is located in Greece - some 111 mi (or 179 km) South-East of Athens, the country's capital city.

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Time in Plaka is now 05:10 AM (Monday). The local timezone is named "Europe / Athens" with an UTC offset of 2 hours. Depending on your budget, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Tsikkalarion, Tinos, Fira, Skadhon, Naousa or Mikri Vivla. Since you are here already, consider visiting Vivlos, Naxos, Glinadhon, Galini, Galanadhon and Aliko. We saw some hobby films in the internet. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.

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Weather Conditions Today & Next Days Forecast

19°C / 66 °F Moderate rain
Morning Temperature 17°C / 62 °F
Evening Temperature 19°C / 66 °F
Night Temperature 18°C / 65 °F
Chance of rainfall 3%
Air Humidity 91%
Air Pressure 1022.6 hPa
Wind Speed Gentle Breeze with 7 km/h (4 mph) from North-East
Cloud Conditions Broken clouds, covering 68% of sky
General Conditions Moderate rain

Tuesday, 20th of November 2018
Light rain, fresh breeze, broken clouds.
Light rain Day: 21°C (69 °F)
Night: 18°C (65 °F)
Wednesday, 21st of November 2018
Light rain, moderate breeze, few clouds.
Light rain Day: 20°C (68 °F)
Night: 19°C (67 °F)
Thursday, 22nd of November 2018
Sky is clear, moderate breeze, clear sky.
Sky is clear Day: 20°C (68 °F)
Night: 18°C (64 °F)


Plaka beach sunset Naxos Island Greece

01:48 min ( September 04, 2010 by abeachholiday)
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Plaka beach sunset on Naxos island, Greece during July summer. Brought to you by See more beach videos, beach photos and information for Plaka beach in Naxos, Greece on http

Plaka beach Naxos Island Greece

00:49 min ( August 29, 2010 by abeachholiday)
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Plaka beach at Naxos island Greece

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One of the most beautiful beaches in Naxos, view more at

Mo Horizons - Foto Viva

05:52 min ( February 16, 2010 by Nikos Gounaris)
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Year of released: 1999 Images: Naxos, Hellas

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Interesting facts about this location

Naxos Island National Airport

Naxos Island National Airport is an airport in Naxos, Greece.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 37.05, 25.37 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 2 mi away.
Tags:Airports in Greece, Buildings and structures in the South Aegean, Naxos

Duchy of the Archipelago

The Duchy of the Archipelago or also Duchy of Naxos or Duchy of the Aegean was a maritime state created by Venetian interests in the Cyclades archipelago in the Aegean Sea, in the aftermath of the Fourth Crusade, centered on the islands of Naxos and Paros.

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Located at 37.05, 25.37 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 3 mi away.
Tags:1579 disestablishments, Byzantine Empire successor states in the Balkans, Crusader states, Duchy of the Archipelago, Former countries in the Balkans, Former duchies, History of Naxos, States and territories established in 1207

Battle of Naxos

At the Battle of Naxos (376 BC) the new Athenian fleet of Chabrias decisively defeated the Spartans. This was the beginning of Athens's recovery of its Aegean hegemony following its loss in the Peloponnesian War. The victory was decided by Phocion's courageous and skillful action on the left wing. In western waters another great Athenian commander, Timotheus, won the battle of Alyzia against Sparta in 374 BC.

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Located at 37.05, 25.37 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 4 mi away.
Tags:376 BC, 4th-century BC conflicts, History of Naxos, Naval battles involving Athens, Naval battles involving Sparta


Naxos is a Greek island, the largest island (429 km) in the Cyclades island group in the Aegean. It was the centre of archaic Cycladic culture. The island comprises the two municipalities of Naxos and Drymalia. The largest town and capital of the island is Chora or Naxos City, with 6,533 inhabitants (2001 census). The main villages are Filoti, Apiranthos, Vivlos, Agios Arsenios, Koronos and Glinado. Naxos is a popular tourist destination, with several easily accessible ruins.

More reading: Naxos homepage
Located at 37.05, 25.37 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 6 mi away.
Tags:Euboean colonies, Naxos

Siege of Naxos (499 BC)

The Siege of Naxos (499 BC) was a failed attempt by the Milesian tyrant Aristagoras, operating with support from, and in the name of the Persian Empire of Darius the Great, to conquer the island of Naxos. It was the opening act of the Greco-Persian Wars, which would ultimately last for 50 years. Aristagoras had been approached by exiled Naxian aristocrats, who were seeking to return to their island.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 37.05, 25.37 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 6 mi away.
Tags:5th-century BC conflicts, Battles involving ancient Greece, Battles of the Greco-Persian Wars, History of Naxos, Ionian Revolt, Sieges involving the Achaemenid Empire

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