Holidays in Folegandros

    An island with wild natural beauty, Folegandros in Greece is located between Paros and Santorini. Although it is found close to popular islands of Cyclades, Folegandros island remains away from mass tourism and keeps an authentic character. With traditional Cycladic architecture, breathtaking views and secluded beaches, this island is ideal for families and romantic couples. You will love walking along the picturesque streets of Chora and up to the small church of Panagia, located on the highest spot of the island with gorgeous view to the sea. By bus or boat from the port, you will reach amazing beaches with private atmosphere and crystal water.

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    Travel guide to Folegandros, Greece

    With wild landscape and relaxing atmosphere, Folegandros in Greece is among the most impressive islands of Cyclades. The main village has Cycladic atmosphere and gives breathtaking view to the Aegean Sea. Chora is a wonderful place to walk around, up until the beautiful church of Panagia on the top of the hill. From there you can get undisturbed view to the Aegean Sea and the close islands of Cyclades, like Santorini and Ios. The beaches of Folegandros are quiet and can be accessed by bus or boat from the port.

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    Here is our travel guide about Folegandros, this impressive island of Cyclades. See the most beautiful beaches, things to do, photos, maps and other information to help you organize better your holidays in Folegandros.

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    Karavostasi, the main port of the island, is a convenient place to stay during your Folegandros holidays. This port concentrates the majority of accommodation, including family apartments and cozy studios. There are also few large hotels on the island, mostly found around Chora, the capital village. However, the largest part of Folegandros island has simple, traditional venues. For a more secluded stay, there are few beach studios in Agali.

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    Folegandros see & do

    The island of Folegandros is one of the Greek islands of the Aegean Sea and it belongs to the Cyclades islands group. The villages of Folegandros island distinguish for the way they have kept their traditional architecture and character. The houses have typical Cycladic style with whitewashed walls and colorful windows and doors. Streets are paved and narrow, while many white churches with blue domes are scattered here and there.

    There no many things to do here. One of the most impressive places to visit in Chora is Kastro, the Venetian quarter that constitutes the oldest spot in Chora. Folegandros island has some very beautiful beaches with crystal water, such as Agali and Ambeli. Enjoy local homemade dishes in the many restaurants around the island. The impressive landscape of Folegandros with the rugged cliffs and rock formations make for a nice, unforgettable setting.

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