Koufonisia

Koufonisia

Koufonisia consist of two islands , the Ano and Kato Koufonisi and belong to the complex of Small East Cyclades. Separated by a narrow strait , southeast of Naxos and west of Amorgos. Belonging to the eponymous community, which includes, besides the two koufonisia and the island of Keros , and several smaller islands surrounding the main islands . Keros is inseparably connected with the name , is a small uninhabited island , but features key findings of the Cycladic civilization.

Kato Koufonisi: Located between Koufonisi , Shoinousa and Keros , is almost uninhabited , the only buildings that one encounters are few summer homes . Feature attraction of the island is the chapel of the Virgin Mary located on the seawall is built on ancient ruins.

Ano Koufonisi : The Ano Koufonisi is the smallest and most densely populated island in the Cyclades. The main occupation of the inhabitants is fishing which transforms the island into a genuine fishing village, where visitors can enjoy abundant fresh fish and seafood. Also distinguish the five remarkable beaches on the island , with beautiful Pori and Phoenix. The beaches Charokopou and width Punta attract the world. The village is on the southwest coast of the island is a typical example of Cycladic architecture. Koufonissi has begun to develop tourism in recent years resulting in the natural beauty and traditional charm , are altered significantly.

Arriving on the island , the white windmill that dominates the left of the harbor seems to welcome the visitor, while more spread on the country , a model of Cycladic architecture. The paradisian beaches, almost sandy , complement the breathtaking view of the island ...

 

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