Ios is a charming island of the Cyclades, very popular among young tourists looking for entertainment in great night clubs and stunning beaches. Chora, the capital of the island is a busy place while in the outer regions more peaceful and there is an excellent choice of attractions to see.  The best place to visit is picturesque church of Agia Irini and the church of Agia Ekaterini located in Chora. Wandering around town is fascinating, one can admire the bright white colors of buildings and streets decorated with flowers, an original Cycladic atmosphere. Walking down the hill you can find one of the most interesting landmark of Ios, the old windmills and still a couple operate. A classic attraction to visit includes the amazing ancient amphitheater situated on top of the hill where except from its rich history,  musical concerts, plays and many other events are held during the summer.
Ios is an island with the best beaches and not only in the Cyclades. Mylopotas is one of them, a long sandy beach with all facilities you may need ideal for diving. If you are seeking for secluded and relaxing beaches, Plakes, Kalamos, Tris Klisies are beaches to visit and is advisable to bring your own supplies. The island Ios is not just about vivid nightlife and parties, there's a number of interesting sights on the island and visiting them will be an excellent experience.

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