Folegandros is a small charming island in the heart of the Cyclades with wild beauty, an ideal destination for a quiet holiday in nature.
The capital of Folegandros is built like an old castle city, while the view from the area of Panagia at the top of the hill is breathtaking. The island has 2 more big villages, Karavostasi, which is the port of Folegandros and Ano Meria with its beautiful picturesque alleys.
Folegandros has wonderful beaches with crystal clear blue waters, restaurants and cafes such as Karavostasis, Agali and Agios Nikolaos. Visitors can enjoy the tour of the island with a small boat and discover more distant beaches of exceptional wild beauty such as Livadi, Ambeli and Livadaki.
The island is also famous for the traditional architecture of Chora while it is worth visiting the Castle of Folegandros, the Lighthouse of Aspropounta, the Ecological – Folklore Museum in Ano Meria and the famous Chrysospilia.
Folegandros offers many activities such as hiking on the beautiful natural paths ending at the sea and visiting traditional villages where many cultural events take place especially during the summer season.
How to get there:
By boat from the port of Piraeus, about 4 -10 hours (depending on the type of boat).