All villages on Astypalea are small and most are found on the seaside. They have few permanent inhabitants that deal with agriculture and fishing. Some others also occupied with tourism. The capital of the island is Chora and the most tourist spot is Pera Yialos.
Some hotels and accommodation are located around these villages.
After you have seen the best Astypalea villages, you can also find information about the best beaches in Astypalea.
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Guide to 5 villages
Discover our guide to 5 Astypalea villages. They are all presented with a detailed description, photos and their location on a map of Astypalea. For the most popular ones, we also provide information about sightseeing in the area, a selection of hotels and reviews.
Location: Located on the southern side of the island
Description: Town, or Chora, is the capital village of the island. It is known for its traditional architecture and the Venetian Castle. The most picturesque corner of Chora is the path that leads to the Castle, lined by nine windmills.