Astypalea is one of the most beautiful islands in Greece that links Cyclades and Dodecanese, found between Amorgos and Kos. It is adorned by many Cycladic features like the whitewashed settlements, traditional windmills, picturesque churches and beautiful bays that attract hundreds of visitors during the summer period. Particularly Chora is quite impressive with its excellent architecture that surrounds the castle, the narrow alleys and the astonishing views to the sea.
The serene atmosphere and spectacular landscape of the island provide visitors with some wonderful natural scenery. The monasteries and churches which are built in idyllic locations constitute a unique and tranquil environment for the pilgrims in Greece. Astypalea has a few settlements which are beautifully preserved and remain traditional in all aspects.
This section offers a map of Astypalea with all the major locations of the island.