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We rent a boat form Koufonissi and we had the chance to take a tour around the small island around Koufonissi. We swum in the deep blue green waters and we went to the beaches that only boat can reach. This was fantastic experience. Anemolia is the name of the boat and the people who own this are famous for its kindness.

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A: Τσιγκουρι-Σχοινουσσα-Schoinoussa-tsigouri-Cyclades-Greece

by Georgios Kosmas, 2.4 km away

We rent a boat form Koufonissi and we had the chance to take a tour around the small island around Ko...

Τσιγκουρι-Σχοινουσσα-Schoinoussa-tsigouri-Cyclades-Greece

B: Port-of-Koufonisi-λιμανι-Κουφονησίου

by Georgios Kosmas, 12.1 km away

This is the port of koufonisi. Blue green waters makes you fell that you swim in a big pool. koufonis...

Port-of-Koufonisi-λιμανι-Κουφονησίου

C: Italida-Koufonisi-Ιταλίδα-Κουφονήσι

by Georgios Kosmas, 13.4 km away

This is one of the most beautiful beaches of Greece. Blue green waters makes you fell that you swim i...

Italida-Koufonisi-Ιταλίδα-Κουφονήσι

D: Pori-Koufonisi-Πορι-Κουφονήσι

by Georgios Kosmas, 14.5 km away

This is one of the most beautiful beaches of Greece. Blue green waters makes you fell that you swim i...

Pori-Koufonisi-Πορι-Κουφονήσι

E: Pori-Koufonisi-Πορι-Κουφονήσι

by Georgios Kosmas, 14.6 km away

This is one of the most beautiful beaches of Greece. Blue green waters makes you fell that you swim i...

Pori-Koufonisi-Πορι-Κουφονήσι

F: Pyrgaki beach at Naxos island Greece

by Lefteris Sirigos, 19.2 km away

One of the many beaches of Pyrgaki , at Naxos island Greece

Pyrgaki beach at Naxos island Greece

G: Zas mountain other top view , Naxos

by Lefteris Sirigos, 20.7 km away

Zas mountain other top view , Naxos . photos by Lefteris Sirigos

Zas mountain other top view , Naxos

H: Zas Mountain Naxos Island, at the top

by Lefteris Sirigos, 20.8 km away

Zas Mountain Naxos Island, at the top near 1100 meters.

Zas Mountain Naxos Island, at the top

I: Fotodotis Monastery , Naxos Greece

by Lefteris Sirigos, 23.0 km away

The Fotodotis Monastery at Naxos Greece

Fotodotis Monastery , Naxos Greece

J: Orkos beach at Naxos island Greece

by Lefteris Sirigos, 25.0 km away

The Orkos place with a nice beach , at Naxos island Greece

Orkos beach at Naxos island Greece

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In spite of these two bodies, there is still no single Constitution or set of laws applying to all the countries of Europe. Debate rages over the role of the EU in regards to national sovereignty. As of January 2009, the Lisbon Treaty is the closest thing to a European Constitution, yet it has not been approved by all the EU states. 

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