Acclaimed to be one of the historical capitals of Europe, Athens has a long, fascinating history with universal significance. It’s unrivalled charm has been chiseled from the multitude of conquerors which have occupied Athens.
On the western end of the Cyclades you will find the beautiful, mountainous island of Kythnos. Surrounded by picturesque beaches and centred with beautiful architecture, it is a popular destination for a summer weekend. Visitors would be remiss to not visit the beach of Kolona with its luscious sand and crystal waters.
Sifnos delivers an amazing balance between relaxed nightlife, glamorous beaches, Cycladic villages and the culinary delights that Sifnos is renowned for.
Ios is home to Chora, one of the most picturesque villages in Greece. The nightlife is electrifying which is juxtaposed by the beautiful calm beaches. Ios is a classic Greek island where narrow paved streets meet the golden beaches. Beach parties start in the midday and last till the early hours in Mylopotas, making it a popular place for teenagers and youth.
Formed from intensive volcanic activity, Santorini is the glamorous poster-child of the Greek Islands. Being one of the most popular tourist destinations among the Greek Islands, it offers incredible views from towns towering atop one another, culinary dreams, hectic nightlife, fine wines and beautiful galleries.
Naxos is proudly the largest island of the Cyclades, boasting an amazing waterfront location with an array of paved alleys leading to secluded beaches, idyllic villages and ancient sites riddled with history.
Greece’s most famous cosmopolitan island, a whitewashed paradise in the heart of the Cyclades, the Ibiza of Greece as it is called, is particularly famous for the picturesque town, the fantastic beaches and party-hard reputation.
The island of Delos near Mykonos, is an ark of history, the mythological birthplace of Apollo, The excavations in the island are among the most extensive in the Mediterranean. It’s a chance to walk around the revival of the glory of the Greek civilization.
Understated and relatively untouched, Tinos typically attracts Greek pilgrims to visit the church of Panagia Megalochari. With over forty traditional villages, the island features incredible craft scattered from the chapels, arches, pigeon lofts and fountains.
Andros is one of the most popular weekend destinations for those seeking a getaway. Golden Beach and Agios Petros are the tourist hot spots, but one can escape to Chora to discover the wonders in one of many art museums of the island.
Old quarters with incredible Aegean Sea views can be found in the main town, Ermoupolis. Architecture in Syros combines Syros island is an amalgamation of Venetian and Cycladic influence.
Located on the western side of the Cyclades, Serifos is relatively undeveloped in regards to tourism. It’s landscape has been well preserved and it’s character has been untouched. Serifos is perfect for those who want to explore the many trekking paths available.
Paros is a must for visitors who gravitate towards neoclassical architecture. It features a 13th century Venetian castle, 6th century church, and a 4th century baptistery, as well as the Parikía Byzantine Museum. Paros is characterised by its stunning beaches, hospitable tavernas and picturesque towns and charming villages, whitewashed dwellings, blue-domed churches, fishing harbours overlooked by lively bars and cafés.
Still considered ‘true’ Greece, Folegandros has a laid-back atmosphere where visitors can really soak in the peacefulness that the Cyclades has to offer. Some of the beaches of Folegandros can be difficult to reach, however the effort is kindly rewarded with crystal waters.
The words private and beautiful can be used to describe Sikinos, as the island is unexplored by most. A public winery, walking trails, calm beaches and dance festivals can be discovered on Sikinos.