Beautiful and relaxing, Iraklia is a nice destination to enjoy total privacy. It is located between two popular Greek islands, Naxos and Ios, however, it keeps its traditional vibe and picturesque locales. Swimming and hiking are the main activities in Iraklia, an island that remains totally away from mass tourism, even in the high season. Livadi beach and the port beach are the most popular places to swim on the island.
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Church of Panagia
The church of Virgin Mary in Panagia is dedicated to the Entry of Virgin Mary in the Temple. There is a large festival dedicated to Virgin Mary every year on August 15th.
Cave of Saint John
The cave of Saint John is special for its stalactites and stalagmites formations. It is located on the southern side of the island and can be reached on foot from Panagia village, following a trekking path. The route will take about an hour.
Church of Agios Georgios
The most important church in Iraklia is the church of Agios Georgios (Saint George), close to the port, that gave its name to the village. This church celebrates every year on April 23rd and there is a festival held by the locals to honor their saint.
Chapel of Prophet Elias
The chapel of Prophet Elias is a nice church, situated on the highest peak of Iraklia. You can go there by following a trekking path from Panagia.