Island Secrets

Ano Meria

The second largest settlement in Folegandros is built on the north-western edge of the island, covering an area 3 kilometres long. It is an authentic island village, where the style of life is still mainly agricultural. The houses in Ano Meria, called themonies, are not simply homes; they are small autonomous agricultural and animal-breeding units,

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Chora

The traditional settlement of Chora is built at an altitude of around 200 metres from sea level, and is 3.4 kilometres away from Karavostasis. The main features of the Chora include narrow cobbled streets, many consecutive squares – a unique architectural element in all the Cyclades islands – the well-tended homes with their white-washed courtyards,

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Trekking Paths

Άνω μεριά – Αμπέλι Απόσταση: 2χλμ      Χρόνος: 30 λεπτά Από τον Ταξιάρχη της Άνω Μεριάς, αρχικά η πορεία κινείται δυτικά, πάνω στον επαρχιακό δρόμο. Αφού περάσει διασταύρωση με μονοπάτι που οδηγεί νοτιοδυτικά στο Λιβαδάκι, κατευθύνεται δυτικά προς τον Άγιο Παντελεήμονα, χτισμένο σε θέση σπάνιας ομορφιάς, με πορεία πάνω σε λιθόστρωτο μονοπάτι. Μετά τον

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Chrysospilia

Chrysospilia is a unique natural monument. It is a remote cave on the north-eastern side of the island, about 30 metres above sea level, with a significant speleological and archaeological interest. It has a length of 300 m and two main chambers joined to each other by a small corridor. Roman wells and a large

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Island Secrets

Ano Meria

February 5, 2020

Chora

February 5, 2020

Trekking Paths

February 5, 2020

Chrysospilia

February 5, 2020