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Greece: Cyclades Islands Travel Guide, Cyclades Hotels, Map of Cyclades (Kyklades)

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The Cyclades Islands cluster is a group of Greek Islands situated in the deep blue Aegean Sea. It is considered one of the finest vacation destinations worldwide, providing visitors with a wide range of diverse characteristics.

All Cycladic Islands share some distinctive features, such as the renowned Cycladic architecture, narrow cobblestone alleyways, fascinating archaeological, historical, religious and natural sights, quaint seaside and mountain villages and endless beaches. Each island though has several specific characteristics that make it stand out from the rest, making the islands absolutely unique, each in its own way.

The Cycladic Islands will satisfy all types of visitors by offering both stimulating, energetic holidays, or quiet, relaxed vacations. Whether you are vacationing as a family, a group of friends, a couple or alone, you will definitely find your ideal holiday destination among the Cyclades.

The Main Cyclades Islands are: Amorgos, Anafi, Andros, Antiparos, Delos, Folegandros, Ios, Kea, Kimolos, Kythnos, Milos, Mykonos, Naxos, Paros, Santorini, Serifos, Sikinos, Sifnos, Small Eastern Cyclades Islands (Donousa, Irakleia, Koufonisia and Schinousa), Syros and Tinos.
Amorgos Island, Greece
Amorgos Island, Greece Amorgos is the Cycladic Island of small bays, dramatic rocky formations and ragged cliffs that offer breathtaking views. It is the perfect island destination for those who seek an adventurous yet serene holiday, as it possesses lovely secluded beaches and many areas of unspoilt natural beauty, that are ideal for exploration.

Anafi Island, Greece
Anafi is a small, hilly island that is the perfect retreat for reflection and relaxation. It is one of the less-known Cycladic Islands, but in recent years its popularity has increased greatly with both foreign and Greek tourists, who are just now discovering the beauty of its wonderful beaches and crystal clear waters.

Andros Island, Greece
Andros Island, GreeceAndros is one of the most beautiful Cyclades Islands, as it is rich in vegetation and possesses an abundance of spectacular beaches, quaint seaside and mountain villages and two of the finest modern art galleries in Greece. Andros has a well-developed tourism infrastructure and offers both much-frequented and peaceful resorts, making it a great destination for all types of visitors.

Antiparos Island, Greece
Antiparos Island, GreeceThe small Cycladic Island of Antiparos is a land that is embraced by impressive landscapes, sandy beaches, secluded coves and crystal waters. It has recently become the holiday getaway for alternative style vacations and for outdoor sports lovers.

Delos Island, Greece
Delos Island is considered one of the most significant archaeological sites throughout Greece. A short excursion by boat is a must during your vacation in the Cyclades Islands cluster, while overnight stay is not permitted as the whole island is a protected ancient site.

Donousa Island, Greece
Donousa Isle is one of the least frequented Cycladic Islands that lately has become popular with visitors who wish to avoid crowded resorts and spend a quiet vacation, lying on beaches and taking in the sun.

Folegandros Island, Greece
Folegandros is the ideal place if you want to spend your vacation on an island that offers the comforts of the popular island and the peace and quiet of the less touristy isles. Folegandros can also satisfy the nature lovers, who can hike through the untamed landscapes and to secluded beaches.

Ios Island, Greece
Ios Island, GreeceIos is a small but very popular Cyclades Island getaway, hosting countless foreign and Greek visitors, creating an exiting vacation melting pot. If it's recreation you are looking for, Ios is the place, with sandy beaches, secluded coves and non-stop night time entertainment. Once considered a destination for the wild and rowdy crowd, it now offers excellent holidays for all tastes.

Irakleia Island, Greece
If all you want out of your vacation is absolute relaxation, then Irakleia Island is the place for you. Surrounded by lush vegetation, bubbling springs and pretty beaches, Iralkleia is a haven from the stress of everyday life.

Kea Island, Greece
Kea Island, Greece One of the loveliest refuges in the Cyclades is Kea Island. Despite its constantly growing tourist infrastructure, it retains its natural beauty, quaintness and traditional characteristics, combining both serenity and exuberance.

Kimolos Island, Greece
Nature aficionados will immediately fall in love with Kimolos Island, with its variety of flora and fauna, rocky mountainside and secluded beaches. Kimolos is the ideal destination if you want to experience a different side of the Cyclades Islands.

Koufonisia Islands, Greece
The Koufonisia isles are considered the up and coming vacation destinations in the Cyclades Islands, as many have discovered that although they offer a reasonable amount of isolation, they also provide all the comforts of the most frequented islands

Kythnos Island, Greece
Kythnos Island is a moderately popular getaway for many international tourists, especially for those who come to the island to take advantage of its medicinal springs. It is a very typical Cycladic Island, with wonderful beaches, small coves and bare hills.
Milos Island, Greece
Milos Island, GreeceThe island of Milos is probably one of the most unique islands in the world, with a plethora of sand dunes, rock formations and colorful beaches, each totally different from the others. It is very popular with couples who come to Milos to enjoy the scenery and the isolation of the less accessible beaches.

Mykonos Island, Greece
Mykonos Island, GreeceMykonos Island is one of the prime vacation destinations in the Cyclades cluster and indeed the world. It is considered the entertainment hot spot of Greece and is host to thousands of celebrities and other visitors every year. Although Mykonos is undoubtedly the nightlife center of the Cyclades, it also offers peaceful holidays in its less frequented settlements that offer quiet beaches and quaint features.

Naxos Island, Greece
Naxos Island, GreeceNaxos is the largest and one of the most frequented Cyclades Islands that can offer practically any kind of vacation. It is the most fertile of all the islands in the Cyclades cluster and has some of the best beaches in Greece. Visitors have their choice of cosmopolitan resorts, small seaside settlements, traditional mountain villages and alternative vacation spots to choose from.

Paros Island, Greece
Paros Island, GreeceParos Island is a holiday destination preferred by many Greek and foreign tourists every year that come to the island to enjoy its sandy beaches, pristine waters and breathtaking landscapes. While vacationing on Paros, most visitors are amazed by the fact that although it is one of the most popular islands, it still retains all the lovely traditional features.

Santorini Island, Greece
Santorini Island, GreeceThere are no words that aptly describe the island of Santorini. If you want to spend a romantic vacation for two, there is no where better than Santorini. It is host to thousands of tourists every year who come to admire the stunning colorful sandy and rocky beaches, excellent archaeological sites, the mysterious Caldera, the impressive volcano and the golden sunset.

Schinousa Island, Greece
Schinousa, along with Donousa, Irakleia and the Koufonisia Isles, make up the inhabited small Cyclades, which are considered the holiday retreats for those who seek isolation from the more touristy islands and which possess lovely beaches and quiet, secluded coves for swimming and repose.

Serifos Island, Greece
Serifos Island,Serifos is another beautiful Cycladic Island that offers the best of both quiet and stimulating holidays. Its well-developed tourist infrastructure combined with its fascinating landscapes and over 70 beaches make it a spectacular vacation destination for every type of tourist.

Sikinos Island, Greece
Sikinos is one of the less frequented islands in the Cyclades cluster, practically untouched by the tourist industry, making it a refuge for visitors who desire total relaxation during their holidays. Its popularity is on the rise, but Sikinos still manages to offer the quaintness of a quiet Cycladic Isle.

Sifnos Island, Greece
Sifnos is a wonderful island for exploration and relaxing seaside strolls, as it is full of olive and almond tree fields, rolling hills and stunning sandy beaches. For a taste of traditional Greece, a walk through the old villages of Sifnos is a must.

Syros Island, Greece
Syros Island, GreeceSyros, the capital of the Cycladic Island cluster, is one of the most developed Greek Islands. Its main attraction is its air of nobility due to its neoclassical buildings and grand squares. It is becoming quiet a popular holiday destination for both younger and older tourists due to its excellent tourist infrastructure, impressive landscapes and superb beaches.

Tinos Island, Greece
Tinos Island, GreeceTinos is well-known as a particularly spiritual island, mainly due to the Church of the Panagia and the miraculous Icon of the Virgin Mary. Up till recently, Tinos was mainly visited for religious purposes. Lately though, it has become a favorite island of other visitors who seek a more stimulating vacation and is developing into a popular spot for younger tourists.