Ios Villages

Chora, the capital of Ios, is considered among the most picturesque villages of Cyclades. With whitewashed houses, paved paths and small chapels, Chora is built amphitheatrically and gives gorgeous view to the sea and the port, Ormos.
Many hotels and accommodation are located around these villages.
After you have seen the Ios villages, you can also find information about the best beaches in Ios.

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Guide to 2 villages

Discover our guide to 2 Ios villages. They are all presented with a detailed description, photos and their location on a map of Ios. For the most popular ones, we also provide information about sightseeing in the area, a selection of hotels and reviews.

Chora

Chora

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Location: On the western side of the island
Description: Chora, or else Ios Town, is actually the only village on the island. Built amphitheatrically on the slopes of a hill, Chora provides gorgeous view to the sea. Chora and the beaches around it are the centres of activities on Ios.
Ormos

Ormos

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Location: 2 km east of Chora
Description: Ormos is the main port of the island, where ferries moor when they come to Ios. It has some tourist facilities around and it is close to popular beaches.

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