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Chora of Ios is located just 2 km from the harbor built around a rock. On the top of the rock stands the church of Panagia Gremiotissa (Virgin Mary). Chora is characterized as a traditional settlement that preserves the typical Cycladic architecture. Whitewashed houses with blue windows and doors, narrow streets, houses next to each other and many places with incredible views.


The port of Ios (Gialos) attracts yachts both Greek and foreign providing security in bad weather conditions. Trademark is the church of Agia Irini. Here you will find souvenirs for your shopping, hotels and rooms, rental cars, travel agencies and many other stores.


Ios has been endowed by nature with over 33 beaches. Two beaches that should not be missed are Magganari and Mylopotas. Magganari located in the southern part of Ios consists of adjoining beaches and bays. At this place was filmed the movie "The Big Blue". Mylopotas is very close to the port and the main town and is considered as one of the most beautiful beaches of the Aegean. Features of the beach are the golden sand and the crystal clear waters.