Holidays in Cyclades Islands

    The Cyclades islands is the most popular island complex in Greece. Located so close to Athens, it is easy to reach the Cyclades in Greece in few hours by ferry or in few minutes by plane. All these Greek islands provide amazing holiday destinations for romantic couples, groups of friends or families. Santorini and Mykonos are the most popular islands of Cyclades Greece and the top destinations in Greece generally. Other famous islands include Paros, Naxos, Ios and Sifnos. The rest of the islands are less popular but equally beautiful. This island group is famous for the amazing beaches and the unique architecture, with the whitewashed sugar houses, the blue windows and the windmills. This Cyclades islands travel guide will give you all the necessary information to organize your holiday.

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    Travel guide to Cyclades, Greece

    Located in the centre of the Aegean Sea, the Cyclades is the most popular island group in Greece. These islands distinguish for the picturesque architecture dominated by white and blue, and for the relaxing atmosphere. Holidays in Cyclades is an amazing experience and offers memories to cherish for a lifetime.

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    The Cyclades, in Greece, is the most popular group in the Greek islands. The name of the group comes from the Greek word cyclos, which means circle, as all the islands form a circle around Delos, the sacred island of Apollo in the ancient times. The most famous islands of this group are: Santorini island, Mykonos island, Paros island and Naxos island. The group is world famous for the Cycladic architecture. Our Cyclades travel guide will give you all the necessary information to understand the region and organize your Cyclades holidays.

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    Discover our Cyclades islands travel guide with many holidays destinations. Santorini, Mykonos, Paros, Naxos and Ios are the most popular islands of the group and receive millions of visitors every summer. The rest of the Cyclades keep a lower profile in tourism. In any case, all the islands have a wonderful architecture, amazing beaches and relaxing atmosphere. Holidays in Cyclades can be cosmopolitan or totally remote, depending on your preferences.

    • Amorgos
    • Anafi
    • Andros
    • Antiparos
    • Donoussa
    • Folegandros
    • Ios
    • Iraklia
    • Kea
    • Kimolos
    • Koufonisia
    • Kythnos
    • Milos
    • Mykonos
    • Naxos
    • Paros
    • Santorini
    • Schinoussa
    • Serifos
    • Sifnos
    • Sikinos
    • Syros
    • Tinos


    Hotels in Cyclades, in Greece, range from luxurious spa resorts to traditional studios. Most hotels are found in the tourist islands, such as Santorini, Mykonos, Paros and Naxos. Have a look on the accommodation that we propose in Cyclades islands, including hotels, villas and studios. Each accommodation is presented with photos, detailed text and Google map.


    Villages in Cyclades islands

    The villages of the Cyclades mostly distinguish for the unique Cycladic architecture: whitewashed sugar houses, colorful windows and doors, white churches with blue domes and traditional windmills. Mykonos Town and Naoussa in Paros are wonderful samples of Cycladic architecture, let apart the caldera villages of Santorini that distinguish for their amazing beauty and the breathtaking view. The capital of the islands are called Chora and most of these capitals were built on the slopes of hills in the Medieval times for security reasons, in order to have good view to the sea and be prepared against pirate attacks. View our travel guide of Cyclades villages and find information about some of the most beautiful villages of Greece.


    Beaches in Cyclades islands

    The Cyclades islands in Greece are famous for the amazing beaches with the golden sand and the exotic waters. These beaches actually constitute the main attractions of the islands. They are the perfect places to lay under the hot sun, enjoy a relaxing swim in the Aegean Sea and get away from the troubles of daily life during your fabulous Cyclades holidays. Super Paradise in Mykonos, Golden Beach in Paros, Mylopotas in Ios and the Red Beach in Santorini are among the most famous beaches. Either cosmopolitan or secluded, these beaches will give you all relaxation you need in summer holidays. View our travel guide of Cyclades beaches and find information about some of the best beaches in Greece.

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