Folegandros is a small and lovely island of Cyclades. With arid landscape and traditional architecture, Folegandros offers a relaxing environment for summer holidays. Most sightseeing in Folegandros is restricted to picturesque villages and lovely beaches. Chora of Folegandros is a gem to stroll around and take the small hike up to the church of Panagia, on top of the hill. Kastro, the oldest quarter of Chora, is the most picturesque part of this small town. Katergo and Agali are among the best beaches in Folegandros, with truly relaxing landscape and crystal waters.
In this section, you can see the best Folegandros Sightseeing. You can also view all things to see in Folegandros by category: villages, beaches, museums, and churches.
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Kastro is the most picturesque quarter of Chora. This is the Medieval town of Chora that used to be surrounded by strong castle walls. Today the walls haven't survived and the town has spread around Kastro.
The lovely church of Panagia stands on top of a hill above Chora, offering a great view to the sea and the island. This traditional church is reached in 10 minutes walk from Chora, following a paved path. In the yard of the church, there are the remains of an ancient temple.
Location: Located east centrally of Folegandros Island
Description: It's a unique characteristic of this little town, the numerous little squares one will find while strolling around. The Castle is one of the nicest areas of Chora.
Location: Located 5 km west of Folegandros town.
Description: It is a popular sandy beach offering sea sports, umbrellas and sun-beds for rent, easily accessed by boat. Nice long beach, fine sand, and clear waters.
Location: Located 3 km south-east of Folegandros town.
Description: Pebbles on the beach and sandy sea bottom. Shallow waters, most of the time calm and friendly ideal for families.
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