Provided with full information about the volcano of Nisyros, the youngest of the volcanic centers of Greece, you wander dazzled by the special aura of this small island. Panagia Spiliani and the Venetian walls, Mandraki, Emporios and Nikia, the thermal springs and the impressive buildings of the baths, the black chochlaki and the «vastadia» become the protagonists of the routes in the island. Nisyros has originality and unusual beauty. The special landscapes and the hospitable people quickly enter your soul and they claim a place there for a very long time.
The traditional dishes of Nisyros are ‘boukounies’ (pork cooked in fat), ‘kapamas’ (stuffed goat), ‘pitthia’ (chickpea balls), myzithra cheese, ‘agramytthozoumo’, caper, the cheese of “tyria”. When it come to the sweets, taste ‘xerotigana’, ‘diples’ (fried partry strips), donuts, ‘foinikia’, ‘kourampiedes’ (sugar buns), ‘moustalevria’ (must-jelly), preserves, ‘pastellaries’ (figs opened with almonds and sesame).
Known traditional beverages are ‘soumada’ (bitter almond juice), ‘koukouzina’ (distillate from grapes or figs having similar taste with ‘raki’) and ‘sapsycho’ (rosemary). All these are made with traditional recipes passed down from one generation to the next.
You can go to Nisyros via Kos, where there is an airport.
Additionally, by boat from Piraeus (approximately 14 hours).
Airport of Kos
+30 22420 51444
Nisyros Port Authority
+30 22420 31222
Municipality of Nisyros
+30 22420 31203
Municipal Tourist Office
+30 22420 31204
+30 22420 31217
+30 22420 31201