gyali island

It consists of two hills that are joined together by a narrow isthmus. The southwestern part of the island is composed of thick layers of pumice, which are deposited there by two explosions after the formation of Nisyros. The first eruption left on shallow seas over 160 meters of thick layers of pumice, which the company LAVA Mining & Quarrying exploits since 1956. The second explosion leaves a layer of pumice stone 3-4 meters thick in Gyali while it also covers Nisyros with pumice stones that are almost a meter thick.

The northeastern part of the island is composed entirely of thick natural streams of glass (hence the name of the island), like the well-known obsidian and perlite.

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During your stay on the island, you can rent a car for your moving about and to admire the sights. Our office provides various car models, so that you choose the one that suits your needs at the best price.

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We find for you the best room in a hotel or in traditional guesthouses (spiladia), at the best possible price depending on your preferences. Just choose the dates and leave the rest to us.

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diakomichalis nisyros travel agency

Mandraki, Nisyros, 85303 Dodekanisa, Greece Tel.: +30 6932006894 / 6972947320 / 6977735229 / 2242031459