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IOS

Picturesque villages and crystal clear waters! On the dream island of Ios, everything is possible…

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The Chora of Ios. One of the most beautiful and vibrant main towns you have ever visited on a Greek island. Every step you take will most probably bring a new island treasure at your feet!  

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The two main squares of the island. Kato Platia which will enchant you with its traditional aura and, the more modern Pano Platia that will attract you for its numerous café-bars.  

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The churchof Virgin Mary Gremiotissa with its three tiny chapels at the edge of the cliff and the characteristic palm tree by the church which has been giving shade to the visitors for centuries. The view of the Aegean Sea from up there will bewilder you! 

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The small church of St. Irene which "guards" the port of the island of Ios.  

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The old white Windmills which constitute a typical characteristic of the island of Ios and one of the most interesting spots to visit, heading east to the open air Theater.  

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The famous sandy beach of Mylopotas with the crystal clear waters, is an absolute must-see. This is the place to be for water sports, beach parties and hot bikinis…Enter the absolute summer zone and forget whatever may burden you!   

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The numerous heavenly beaches of the island which are less known. The fact that fewer people visit them is their absolute advantage. Maganari, Pikri Nero, Tripiti, Plakes, Agia Theodoti are just a few examples which will convince you that you have made the right selection of destination!

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The archaeological sites in the area of Palaiokastro which include the ruins of the Byzantine fortress and the church of Virgin Mary Paleokastritissa.

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The Archaeological Museum of Ios, which is located in Chora and hosted at the ground floor of the City Hall. This is where you will see a large collection of ancient findings streaming from the long history of the island, starting from the third millennium BC and up to the Roman Era. Open daily (apart from Mondays) between 08:30 and 15:00. For more information call 22860 91246.  

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The Yiannis Gaitis & Gabriela Simosi Museum at close proximity to the Windmills. Husband and wife that have been friends of the island and lovers of art have created this art space which exhibits the works of both artists, but also hosts the artistic pieces of numerous other Greek and foreign artists.