Got your plane ticket booked and your bags all packed? Read on for a few basic Ios tips before you go.
This city lies about 120 miles (193 kilometers) southeast of Athens, the national capital, and 25 miles (40 kilometers) south of Paros.
Some 2,000 people live in this area of Greece, so you'll have plenty of opportunities to make some new pals.
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There's nothing quite like sliding into bed after a huge day of sightseeing. With 34 properties in Ios, you can have your pick of the coziest of them.
Those island explorers searching for properties with all the little extras ought to think about the Agalia Luxury Suites (Tzamaria) or the Liostasi Hotel & Suites (Ios). Had something else in mind? The Armadoros Hotel / Ios Backpackers (Ios Town) and the Villa Mata Pension (Yialos Beach) are cheaper alternatives for those who would prefer to save for vacation activities.
Bags all packed? Excellent — jump on the flight to Santorini National Airport (JTR). Once the wheels hit the runway, you'll be only 25 miles (40 kilometers) from the heart of Ios.
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You can be out of Santorini National Airport as soon as you arrive by renting a vehicle from a nearby outlet. You'll discover Europcar only a short walk away. Sixt is another good option.
Inhale lungfuls of the salty air and observe colorful seabirds swooping through the sky at Mylopotas Beach. Spending time by the waterside is always good for your health. Need some more options? In the mood for a picturesque afternoon by the shoreline? Take a camping chair and find the best spot to drink in a brilliant ocean sunset at Yialos Beach. But that's not all. There's an inspiring collection of archaeological insights on offer at Skarkos. It's a fun educational day for the whole family!
About 20 miles (32 kilometers) from Ios, Therasia is much loved by travelers. Head to this locality to access the Archaeological Museum and the Museum of Prehistoric Thira, two fantastic attractions that you won't quickly forget. If you've got the time, travel only 25 miles (40 kilometers) to Santorini. This is another part of the region with nearby unmissable attractions like Red Beach and Nea Kameni Volcano.
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