Places in Hydra
Life in Hydra centres around the gorgeous port. Whether you sail or ferry in, the sparkling boat-filled harbour and the bright light striking the tiers of carefully preserved stone houses make a lasting impression. The harbour in high season is an ecosystem of its own, with yachts, caïques, water taxis and sailboats zipping in and out.
Hydra’s mountainous, arid interior makes a robust but peaceful contrast to the clamour of the quayside. A useful map for walkers is Anavasi's Hydra map. A map is posted on the quay, and several marked trails extend across the island. Once you leave Hydra/Kamini/Vlyhos there are no services. Take plenty of water.
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