Anavyssos, Palaea Fokaea - Blue hour in January, a good reason for winter holidays in Athens.

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Anavyssos is a village in the south-east Attica, about 50 Km from Athens (about one hour by car) and 22 from Cape Sounion, located a short distance from the sea. Feature of the area is the location to which there were salinas. The region has significant residential development with a large number of holiday and permanent residences.

At this area there are traces of human presence since prehistoric times. In ancient times it was called Anaflystos and there are several references to it. At the time of the Asia Minor Catastrophe in 1922, moved there a great number of refugees (114 families reported) from Asia Minor who worked the salt marshes and agriculture. The salinas of Anavyssos operated until 1969.

The beach in front of the salinas, is particularly popular for those who do sea surfing.

(Translation from Wikipedia C. Theodorou)

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Christos Theodorou on February 11, 2013

Dominique Rolland * - Merci pour votre visite et le commentaire – Amitiés d’ Athènes

Bassam Jayousi on February 11, 2013

Beautiful scenery, Great shot. Like

Greetings and best wishes, Bassam


Christos Theodorou on February 11, 2013

~Bassam - Many thanks for your visit and comments – Friendly greetings from Athens

Remzi AYDIN on April 2, 2013

Very nice photo! Like

Christos Theodorou on April 2, 2013

Remzi Aydın - Many thanks for your visit and comments – Friendly greetings from Athens

Goran Joka on September 11, 2013

Really beautiful

Christos Theodorou on September 11, 2013

Goran Joka - Many thanks for your visit and comments – Friendly greetings from Athens

kijimuna on November 27, 2013

Beautiful moment capture! LIKE

Greetings from Japan, Kijimuna

Christos Theodorou on November 27, 2013

kijimuna - Many thanks for your visit and comments – Friendly greetings from Athens

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