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The Cyclades are a group of Greek Islands, located in the southern part of the Aegean Sea (south of Athens and north of Crete). The archipelago contains some 2,200 islands, islets and rocks; just 33 islands are inhabited. The Cyclades are best known for the islands of Santorini, Mykonos, Amorgos, Paros, Naxos, Siros, Kea, Milos, Tinos, Ios, …

Cyclades islands consist of the following islands:

Amorgos — has a famous monastery and just a few beaches
Anafi — a small unspoiled island located east of Santorini
Antiparos — a small island just west of Paros, relaxed and with nice beaches
Andros — the second largest and most northerly island, traditional and tranquil, green and mountainous, with many beaches
Delos — a small uninhabited island close to Mykonos, famous for it’s archaeological sites.
Folegandros — a beautiful, quiet island to the west of Santorini
Ios — famous as a young people’s party island
Kea — a quiet island popular mostly with vacationing Greeks, close to Athens but it feels remote
Kimolos — small satellite island of Milos
Little Cyclades — a group of small islands southeast of Naxos, including Ano Koufonisi, Kato Koufonisi, Iraklia, Schinousa and Donousa
Milos — the least touristed of the larger Cyclades, volcanic with spectacular rock formations
Mykonos — a popular tourist destination, with excellent beaches and the most vibrant night life
Naxos — the largest and greenest island in the group, with excellent beaches
Paros — a popular tourist island with attractive landscape and good beaches
Santorini (Thira) — a spectacular volcanic island, one of the most beautiful and romantic places in the world, with amazing landscape, unusual beaches and a vibrant night life
Serifos — a small, quiet island with great beaches, traditional town
Sifnos — a picturesque, quiet traditional island, with good beaches and walks
Sikinos — a small rocky island with a few beaches and good walks
Syros — a traditional island with Italianate architecture, large main town, good beaches
Thirassia — a small satellite island of Santorini, with which it formed the same island until the huge volcanic eruption of 2nd millenium BCE
Tinos — a traditional island, cathedral is major pilgrimage site, good beaches