Folegandros island Useful information
The island of Folegandros had been characterized since the ancient times as “sharp and iron”. Dry and barren, with its Boron winds storming and it’s rocks delimiting its coasts, Folegandros welcomes a tourism under no conditions or limits, keeping pure the beauty of the island. The cobbled roads and squares which constitute the point of reference for the visitors, the steps leading from the paved roads to the houses, the Venetian settlement of the Castle, the numerous chapels, without excluding: the roaring sea whispering while approaching the cliffs, the church of the Virgin on the top of the hill above and with a view to the capital of the island the “Chora”, which gives the impression that it is flying during the night, the mysterious “Chrisospilia ” ( The Golden Cave ), the windswept village of “Ano Meria”, the amazing beaches, make Folegandros remain as the timeless and with no end beloved island for Greeks and foreigners.
At a distance of around 6.5 hours from Pireus by ferry boats and 4 hours by fast ferries, Folegandros is there for you to discover its beauties.