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The Cyclades is home to the archetypal Greek islands. There are islands to suit all tastes - from the spectacular volcanic caldera of Santorini to the jet-set beaches of Mykonos. The most notable Cycladic holiday islands include Amorgos, Andros, Ios, Folegandros, Naxos, Paros and Syros. The lack of direct flights to many Cycladic islands keep the big tour operators at bay while good ferry links attract island hoppers holidays and the yachting set.

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Santorini plans new marina

One of the best tourist seasons ever for the island of Santorini has prompted island leaders to consider building a new yacht marina at the Santorini resort of Monolithos.

The caldera of Santorini Greece
Couples in love with Santorini

Romance is in the air on the Greek holiday island of Santorini. So far this year, more than 1,000 couples have exchanged vows on the Aegean island of Santorini this year

Naxos agios prokopios
Naxos yacht hits rocks

News of a German yacht hitting rocks off the Greek island of Naxos has raised fears for the safety of boat passengers in waters around the island. The incident late last month reminded many of the tragic sinking of the Express Samina in 2000 when it hit rocks near Naxos with the loss of 82 lives.

Santorini Firostefani
Santorini running

The holiday island of Santorini is playing host to some of the world's best free running athletes. Organisers say houses that spill down the side of the Santorini caldera are a perfect location

Santorini festival fireworks
Santorini erupts

Holiday visitors travelling to Santorini can expect the volcano island to erupt tonight. The island's Ifestia Festival is its annual tribute to the active island volcano with a spectacular display of thousands of fireworks.

The caldera of Santorini Greece
Santorini power

Holiday tourists on the Greek island of Santorini have been plunged into darkness following a blaze in the island's only power station. Around 150,000 visitors are on Santorini at the moment as the holiday season reaches its peak.

Naxos posters
Naxos posters

Residents of the Cycladic island of Naxos have called for a crackdown on posters and leaflet advertising on the Greek holiday island. They are fed up with the hundreds of posters and stickers that are plastered all over Naxos Town to advertise forthcoming events.

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Catwalk star on Mykonos

Catwalk star Naomi Campbell is the latest celebrity to take a holiday break in the Greek Islands this summer. The 43-year-old supermodel is relaxing in the Mykonos beach resort of Ornos, seeking a spot of relaxation.

Profitis Ilias radar
Santorini monks

The NATO towers surrounding that top Profitis Ilias mountain on the tourist island of Santorini have long been an ugly eyesore. Now the monks of the neighbouring monastery say they have had enough as the towers get a modern upgrade.

Andros art exhibition Byzantine
Andros art

Visitors on holiday in Andros this summer can enjoy a modern take on Byzantine art The Museum of Contemporary Art on the island of Andros is to host an exhibition of modern art that takes its inspiration from the Byzantine tradition.

Cavo Tagoo Hotel on Mykonos
Guide to Mykonos

The picturesque island of Mykonos, one of the larger of the Cyclades Islands, is visited by countless tourists every year. And it's not difficult to see why. It is heralded as being the typical Greek island with sun, sea and sand alongside a beautiful rolling landscape.

Kardashians in Mykonos
Celebrity family

The mega-rich celebrity Kardashian family has been touring the Greek Islands on a ten-day holiday spree. Sisters Kim, Kourtney and Khloe along with mother Kris and 20 more family members, as well as a TV camera crew of 50, flew to Mykonos this week.

Santorini cherry tomato
Taste of Santorini

Santorini aims to cash in on its unique foods as Greece promotes its cuisine abroad. Santorini island is known for its delicious food products thanks to its volcanic soil and dry climate.

Across the Santorini caldera
Santorini tops poll

Greek Islands have taken four places in a top ten list of European holiday island destinations. And the Greek island of Santorini took top place in the Europe top ten with Kefalonia, Naxos and Zante close behind.

Mykonos island waterfront
Tax fraud

The mayor of Mykonosand the two deputy mayors are out on bail ranging from €50,000 to €150,000 and others are being questioned by police over alleged large-scale embezzlement of municipal funds and tax evasion.

Santorini Nea Kameni
Santorini volcano watch

The sunsets of Santorini are one of the island's biggest assets with holiday tourists flocking to see the splendid summer evening sights. Most visitors on a beach holiday and enjoying the Santorini attractions will know of the splendid sunsets.

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