Iles des Cyclades

The Cyclades are the flagship destination of Greece, this group of islands located in the middle of the Aegean Sea has not finished to dream, with its villages bright white planted on almost barren rocky islets and bathed by Big Blue. Other highlights of the Cyclades are its beaches and nightlife (especially in Mykonos). The archipelago contains some 2,200 islands, islets and rocks, but only 33 islands are inhabited. The best known of them are Santorini and Mykonos. The Cyclades are very popular, especially in summer. CycladesLes Cyclades are the Greek islands that lie at the heart of the archipelagos of the sea of ??Aegean. They are also archipelagos comprising 250 small islands of which only 24 have inhabitants. The Cyclades are a crossroads for tourists given that they are considered the Greek islands par excellence. You'll find the famous Greek white houses, windmills, beaches and monasteries without forgetting all day long the sun. Various water activities are possible. There are also various tourist places that attract visitors: walks in the winding streets contemplating the blue domes and small churches, architectures bathed in the Cycladic civilization, famous places, etc. History Cycladic cultures and traditionsCes islands are formed by fragments of the mountains of mainland Greece which broke away over the centuries in the waters of the Aegean Sea, following a series of earthquakes. Asked at the center of the Aegean, the Cyclades islands fifty six are named after the Greek word & laquo; kyklos & raquo; meaning circle; they form a circle on a diameter of about three hundred kilometers of Delos, the sacred island where mythology gave birth to Apollo. Delos was a major sanctuary and according to mythology, the birthplace of Apollo and Artemis. The first signs of habitation on the island date from the 3rd millennium BC -C. The Delos sanctuary is listed on the World Heritage List by Unesco. Things to see and do in the

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