Holidays in the Cyclades Islands
Cyclades ... This magical word brings to mind winding beaches with crystal clear blue waters, relaxation, beautiful blue skies and hospitable and welcoming people.
The Cyclades are a network of islands situated in the heart of Aegean Sea. The Cyclades are consist of some of the most famous Greek islands, such as Mykonos, Santorini and Naxos. The capital island of the Cyclades is that of Syros, located to the north centre of the grouping.
The Cyclades islands are a hugely popular holiday destination for visitors from both Greece and the rest of the world, and during the summer season, the islands are fileld with travellers who have arrived here to enjoy the unique views and landscapes, the historic and archaeological sites, and of course, the stunning beaches and crystal blue waters of the Aegean.
Each island of the Cyclades has it's own unique charm and magic, with inspiring scenery and picture pefect views stretching out into the Aegean as far as the eye can see.
The islands still retain their traditional appearance and charm, though some of the most popular have sections that have been developed to cater for tourism.
Whether you are looking for a holiday to simply relax and unwind and enjoy the beautiful natural scenery, or one filled with fun filled activities and adventure, then the choice of islands available means that you will find the exact type of holiday you are looking for.
If you like quite and peaceful holidays some of the ideal islands for you are the lesser known Cyclades islands of Kimolos, Donousa, Schinoussa and Iraklia. These beautiful islands offer the peace and tranquility that so many people are looking for.
On the other hand if you are looking for more lively holidays some of the islands that will offer you just that include Santorini, Mykonos, Paros, Ios and of course, Syros with it's popular casino. There is a wealth of historical importance in the Cyclades, and this is evident from the wonderful selection of museums, galleries and archaeological sites and temples that you will find scattered throughout the many islands.
There are also some truly magnificent churches and monasteries that are worth visiting, such as the famous church of Evagelistrias, located on the island of Tinos. This church is home to the icon of St Mary that many believe creates miracles. The church attracts thousands of visitors throughout the year.
The Cyclades Islands offer visitors to Greece the perfect opportunity to experience beauty, history, adventure, charm and much more. With so many beautiful and unique islands to choose from, visitors are truly spoilt for choice.
Discover the Cyclades Islands
The beautiful island of Amorgos is one of the lesser known Greek islands, and this is what makes it such a special place to visit. Part of the chain of ..... Amorgos Island
The picturesque island of Anafi is part of the chain of islands known as the Cyclades, and is a very peaceful and relaxing island, away from the ..... Anafi Island
Located in the north east of the Cyclades islands, Andros is an island of immense natural beauty and is the greenest island in the Cyclades. The ..... Andros Island
The beautiful Cycladic island of Antiparos is oftern referred to as the smaller brother of Paros - the neighbouring island located a short distance ..... Antiparos Island
The charming island of Donousa is part of what is known as the "Small Cyclades", which is situated is a spot between the large islands ..... Donousa Island
The beautiful island of Folegandros is a very popular holiday and travel destination with Greeks and visitors from abroad. It is an island of ..... Folegandros Island
Ios is a small island in terms of geographical size, but it is one that attracts a huge number of visitors each year. With it's beautiful beaches and ..... Ios Island
Situated between the islands of Naxos and Ios, the island of Iraklia is part of the group known as the "Small Cyclades". It is a very picturesque ..... Iraklia Island
The Cycladic island of Kea is located very close to the south eastern coast of Athens and from the famous site of Sounion, the island is just ..... Kea Island
The beautiful Kimolos island is one of the smaller islands in the Cycladees, yet is a place of immense natural beauty and charm. It is a very traditional ..... Kimolos Island
Another of the islands that forms the group known as the "Small Cyclades", the picturesque island of Koufonisia is a perfect destination if ..... Koufonisia Island
Located between the islands of Serifos and Kea, Kythnos is a very charming and pretty island, that provides the ideal destination for your relaxing ..... Kythnos Island
Located in the crystal blue waters of the Aegean between Folegandros and Sifnos, the island of Milos is the third largest in the Cyclades ..... Milos Island
The island of Mykonos is one of the most famous of all Greek islands, and is one of the most popular holiday destinations in Greece. Located in the heart ..... Mykonos Island
Situated in the centre of the Cyclades, the island of Naxos is the largest of all Cycladic islands. It is an island that has a truly impressive and ..... Naxos Island
The beautiful island of Paros is located between the neighbouring islands of Naxos and Sifnos, and is an extremely popular holiday and ..... Paros Island
The island of Santorini is probably the most famous of all Greek islands. Situated in the southern part of the group of islands known as the ..... Santorini Island
The delightful island of Schinoussa belongs to the group of islands known as the "Small Cyclades". It is a very beautiful and traditional ..... Schinoussa Island
Situated between Kythnos and Sifnos, the island of Serifos is one of extreme beauty and charm, and is a perfect destination in the Aegean ..... Serifos Island
The beautiful island of Sifnos is one of the most interesting and impressive in the Cyclades, with a very rich and diverse history that stretches ..... Sifnos Island
Located in the southern part of the Cyclades, the impressive island of Sikinos is one of immense natural charm and beauty, and provides the ..... Sikinos Island
The capital island of the Cyclades is Syros, which is one of the most popular islands in the region. It is a very pretty island and one with an ..... Syros Island
Tinos is one of the most important islands in the Cyclades, as it is home to Church of Virgin Mary of Tinos, which attracts a huge ..... Tinos Island