CYCLADES: are a group of Islands of varying size scattered over the deep blue waters of the Aegean.Some of them well-known to the public at large and the international Jet-set, while others remain little known and scarcely figure on the tourist scene.Taken as a whole, they make an ideal holiday destination for visitors of the most varied tastes.
SANTORINI (THIRA): one of the best-known of the Cyclades, differs from the other islands in the group thanks to its geological morphology, the result of action by the volcano now dormant. From the landing place, (Skala) we can climb up to Fira, the capital, on foot or on donkey-back. There is a funicular railway for those who wish to avoid the hundreds of steps. Fira is very attractive, with winding narrow streets, arcades and a quarter where the Catholic nobility once dwelt.
MYCONOS: is world famous. It is no coincidence that this, the most cosmopolitan of all Greek Islands, attracts visitors from all over the globe, including large numbers of artists and intellectuals. Rocky hills which combine with superb beaches to make up the landscape of the Island.
DELOS: the sacred island was, in the myths, the birthplace of Apollo and Artemis. Today the island is uninhabited it is a vast archaeological site whose superb monuments draw thousands of visitors.
PAROS And ANTIPAROS: divided by a narrow channel, they are notable for their golden, sandy beaches and for their authentic natural beauty.
HYDRA: a barred, rocky island, has become a cosmopolitan artists centre in the recent years.For artists and art lovers generally, Hydra is both meeting and showplace. The galleries scattered thoughout the port offer something more than carefree relaxation by the sea. Hydra is also blessed by the absence of motorcars. To walk through its narrow, arched back streets, so steep steps are a common feature, is to leave the modern world behind.
SPETSES: its stands out for the distinctive architecture of its stately mansions and cover, some sandy, some rocky. Cars are infrequent on the Island. Most of the people prefer to get around on bicycles and horse drawn carriages, which lend a special charm to the place. Among the most popular beaches on the Island are Agie Anargyri and Agia Paraskevi.
SIKINOS: has retained all of the island character, and this adds to its attractions for those in search of peace and an authentic atmosphere.
SPORADES: islands are among the most popular and internationally known islands of Greece. Known for their sandy beaches, crystal clear waters, magnificent landscape and magical sunsets.
SKIATHOS: is the most cosmopolitan of the three islands. The island is world famous for its stunning beaches, with over 60 to choose from, there is something for everyone. Skiathos town offers a busy cosmopolitan nightlife, a wide selection of local tavernas, restaurants and a truly picturesque harbour with waterfront cafes and ouzerias
SKOPELOS: is covered with pine trees and olive groves. Skopelos town bestows a natural charm upon its visitors with the traditional architecture enhanced by the tiny white chapels standing on the corner of almost every street. It is said there are over 120 in the town itself. In addition, the island attracts visitors from many countries eager to see the International photography center.
ALONISSOS: the farthest and the least populated Island of the group, its famous for flora and fauna and the marine reserve a sanctuary for rare birds and the Mediterranean seal Monachus-Monachus. The island hosts beautiful beaches with crystal clear blue waters.