7 DAY ITINERARY FOR THE CYCLADES
Athens to Kea / Tzia
Tzia is an enchanting island. Its landscape at first glance seems to be mostly rocky, but actually the island is rather fertile with rare vegetation and the majority of the island belongs to the network of Natura 2000. Vourkari, a picturesque seaside village, is a great place to take a stroll in the evening, where one can enjoy a great dinner and cocktails.
Tzia to Syros
The island where Greek tradition and western influence come to a harmonious marriage. Ermoupolis, the island’s capital town and the main port is built amphitheatrically on two hills and its neoclassical architecture is marvelous. Syros is a rather large island with an array of beautiful beaches and a variety of restaurants and bars that one can visit.
Syros to Mykonos
Mykonos, the most cosmopolitan of the Greek islands, offers its visitor absolutely anything that he can demand. Famous for its glitzy nightlife, fabulous hotels, marvellous restaurants and excellent beaches makes it only a certainty that its guests will have a splendid time. Delos and Rhinia are also a very short distance away, both amazing for a swim at anchor.
Mykonos to Paros
Paros is a popular island for the windsurfers as many of its beaches are ideal for water sports. Naousa is a must, a pretty fishing village with plenty of great tavernas and restaurants as well as a buzzing nighlife. Apart from its numerous beaches with crystal clear waters, the island has a lot of tiny little villages that a visitor can visit.
Paros to Serifos
Serifos is a quaint island with extraordinary beaches and a picturesque Hora. Its coastline is 84 km out of which 12km are remarkable sandy beaches. The Hora is built on a hill in traditional Cycladic architecture with white washed houses in tiny alleyways with great views over the Aegean.
Serifos to Kythnos
The island is known for its Loutra, renowned for its radioactive thermal springs, which are considered beneficial to sufferers of arthritis and other conditions. On the south part of the island one can visit attractive villages and take hikes from one to another. The island also offers wonderful beaches and bays for swimming.