• Dokos,  Saronic

    Dokos Greece – An Off-the-Beaten-Path Greek Island

    Dokos Greece, an island in the Saronic Islands cluster only has a population of about 50 people. Although it is now home to monks, historically, it was a thriving settlement. In fact, Dokos (Δοκός in Greek) was inhabited from as far back as 4,000 BC, and was booming in the 13th century BC, when it was known as Aperopia. Myti Kommeni and Ledeza were the flourishing settlements of the Mycenaean period. Dokos Islet lies between Hydra and Spetses, at the opening of the Gulf of Argos, and is part of the Saronic Islands. Its location in ancient times, in heavily traveled seas, made it important. It’s believed that the it played…

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