Cyclades

Cyclades and cyclades islands is one of the most popular Greek islands complex. Cyclades is famous all over the world as Santorini, Mykonos, Naxos, Paros and many more belong to Cyclades islands complex. Enjoy our adventures.

Evert thought of scuba diving Folegandros? Summer vacation at Folegandros is a unique experience as the character and the traditions of the island has not change through the years. The numerous sunny beaches and the small coves with the crystal...
What happens when an actress like Shay Mitchell can't decide which Greek island is best? Is it Mykonos or maybe it is Santorini? Shay Mitchell visited both this summer (2017) so she could have a personal opinion. Do you know the differences?...
Greece has thousands of islands out of which 227 are inhabited. They offer unmatched beaches, historical sites, festivals, mouth licking food and even adventure sports.  Sifnos is one of them. Sifnos is an island municipality in the Cyclades island group in Greece....
A guest post by Helen Marakis, a local in Naxos island, Greece. She moved from New York to Naxos and she describes in a rather poetic way how she experiences the island life. Helen also runs and owns the...
Kea island in Greece, is actually a Cyclades island, like Santorini, Naxos and many more. It remains a popular destination for Athenians and tourists who stay in Athens for a few days (by the way Athens is actually a...
So you are heading to Greece, and you are thinking to go to one of the two most famous Greek islands – Mykonos or Santorini. If you are pushed for time, and you can only pick one of them,...
Vacation + Leisure is a respectable getaway magazine situated in New York city. The magazine is considered one of the most influential magazines in the world. Yearly, this publication issues their World’s Best Awards survey, inquiring an unbelievable quantity of...
While snooping around Naxos island, we wondered what were the top things to do in Naxos. The island has many beaches but were there any locations we had to see? We asked the locals and they suggested a few...
This hiking route ends up to the famous Apeiranthos village of Naxos. The route starts inside the beautiful Moni village, continues through forests and streams and majestic hillsides, then you climb a mountain (Fanari mountain) and behind the mountain is...
One of the main reasons we went to Naxos was for hiking. Hiking Naxos seemed like a promising experience before getting there. Reality exceeded our expectations since both hiking and accommodation were really really great. We made some new friends...
One of the must visit villages of Naxos is Chalki (otherwise known as Chalkio or Halkio). The village is situated at the center of Naxos. It has some pretty beautiful sites inside the village, yet the secrets are around...
There is no way someone will miss Thira (or Fyra) in Santorini. It is the capital of Santorini and all main services are there. Most of the nightlife happens there too. A good part of Thira is pretty nice to visit,...
If you visit Santorini during Orthodox Easter time, everyone will tell you to make sure to visit Santorini Pyrgos Village on Good Friday (in Greek: Megali Paraskevi). Pyrgos means "Tower" in Greek. It is the highest village of the whole...
Imerovigli is located at Santorini of course. Despite the fact that is closer to Thira (capital) through a 30 minutes walking distance, it seems to be in the center of a virtual circle that consists the Santorini crown. Most people...
Visitors of Santorini who have a spark for learning about the history of Greece, must definitely visit the Akrotiri area where the Akrotiri archaeological site of Santorini is situated. This place exhibits the excavation of a whole settlement who was...
Many think that hiking Santorini Greece is something not real. The well-known island of Cyclades is a popular destination for vacations, tons of pictures and some pretty nice beaches. But hiking? Yes, Santorini has some nice hiking routes. One that...
The Cyclades Trail Cup is a new effort regarding sport events in Greece and particularly trail races in the Aegean islands. As we read in their website “The Cyclades Trail Cup was established as an umbrella for the efforts...
Our "walkthrough" at Tinos Greece continues. We guess that you read our other posts about Tinos Tinos and Nissos along with our first impressions Tinos villages here. This island has so much to show! We were there just for 2 days...
Villages of Tinos, Greece, cannot fit in just one article. Imagine that we stayed there for just 2 days (it's apprx. 3 hours from Athens, by ferry). You may have read our article about Nissos Tinos and the Lady of...
These 2 topics seem controversial when it comes to Tinos island, Greece. Yet, while the first one is the reason why thousands flock to the island every year (especially in August), the latter could be the additional hot thing....