The beautiful Cyclades Islands of Greece
The Cyclades islands are located on the southeastern mainland of Greece. It is derived from the Greek word "cyclos" meaning circle, as the Cyclades islands form a circle around Delos, the sacred island of the ancient Greek god Apollo. All the Cyclades islands have whitewashed houses, blue-domed churches, coloured windows and narrow cobblestone streets. It is famous for its characteristic minimal architecture, picturesque villages, idyllic beaches and breathtaking landscapes. The Cyclades is an ideal summer destination for all types of travellers, couples, family groups and friends.
The Cyclades is the sandiest and clearest water, perfect for swimming and practising various water sports. On the islands, you can find a place to relax and be alone with nature. The Cyclades have an irresistible natural environment perfect for fun activities such as hiking, climbing and extreme sports. Enjoy breathtaking views of archaeological monuments and museums, where you can immerse yourself in the history of the Cyclades.
The exciting main islands in this fascinating cluster are Mykonos, Paros, Naxos, Delos and of course the famous Santorini.
Mykonos is the island where all the fun happens. As the sun goes down, nightlife rises and the all-night party begins at the legendary clubs of Mykonos. The island is a gay-friendly island where LGBTQ tourists are mostly welcome. Mykonos has a unique beauty with emerald green, captivating azure waters and pebbly or sandy beaches that you can enjoy with amazing water sports.
Paros and Ios
Paros is a mix of traditional architecture, brightly coloured nightlife, gorgeous beaches, seductive rural villages and historical monuments. Whether you're looking for excitement or relaxation, Paros has everything to offer. Ios is also the best party island in the Cyclades. Explore the cliff-top villages of Ios and marvel at their breathtaking views. Watch the sunset on the horizon and you will find yourself falling in love with Ios Greece.
The most popular holiday destination worldwide is the Greek island. An island where all shades of red create unreal sunsets and offer the most dramatic sea views. The island where the most romantic destinations can be seen is best for honeymooners. Gorgeous red and black volcanic beaches remind us of the island's origins shaped by volcanic eruptions. The island is also blessed with secluded beaches for an extremely relaxing vacation. There is absolutely no reason for you to fall in love with this unique island.
Andros, Milos, Sifnos and Kitnos
Andros is the northern island of the Cyclades, boasting its natural landscape with lush vegetation, secluded beaches and rural villages. The island is a combination of Venetian, Byzantine and Ottoman architecture. Andros Beach pleases everyone, whether it's quiet or in crowded times. The natural beauty of Andros is utterly sacred.
Milos is a timeless gem that will steal your breath away. The enchanting beauty of its iconic beaches and shimmering white rock formation accompanied by turquoise blue deep waters lie in magical sea caves and irresistible cliffs perfect for diving and other aquatic adventures.
Sifnos is undoubtedly famous for its delicious food. You can taste delicious local recipes. The beauty of the beaches of Sifnos is incredible. You can't say no to diving on the island because of the sandy Vathi beach.
Kithnos is a beautiful mountain island belonging to the western part of the Cyclades archipelago. Stunning beaches are perfect for relaxation and enjoyable water sports. There are many beaches in Kithnos. Swimming and Hiking are the most popular activities in Kitnos. The island is the best place to relax and have fun without being too far from the Greek Capital.
Folegandros and Delos
Folegandros Greece is a traditional Cycladic architecture where you can find small whitewashed village houses with coloured windows that attract the attention of tourists. It has a peaceful atmosphere that makes it perfect for those who want to relax away from the city. The island is also ideal for island hopping to the rest of the Cyclades. Delos has a natural island archipelago. It is home to many monumental works from the Archaic, Classical and Hellenistic periods. Delos is history itself. There are also beautiful beaches to the right of the port, accessible via a walking path.
Naxos, Syros and Tinos
Naxos is the largest island of the Cyclades. Naxos history is fading. The island boasts natural scenery, its greenest island, beautiful beaches and rural villages where adventure never ends. In Syros, on the other hand, you can find those colourful mansions, neoclassical buildings, imposing churches and orthodox, postcard-like town halls. Syros is definitely one of the most visited islands, especially during the summer months when Syros Easter Greek celebrations take place. Finally, Tinos is a deep tranquillizer due to his spiritual aura. Tinos is famous among all worshipers. The celebration of the festival of the Miraculous Virgin Mary is held annually in Tinos. You will be absolutely mesmerized by the pristine beauty of Tinos.