The best island in Europe
Eight Greek hotels and one Greek island are on the list of the largest travel magazine in the world, Conde Nast Traveler, with the winners of the READERS ‘CHOICE AWARDS 2020 awards. These awards are given to the hotels, airlines, tour operators and destinations that have gathered the most preferences of hundreds Thousands of readers of the well-known magazine Thus, Folegandros emerged as one of the best islands in the world, and the best in Europe for 2020.
In terms of hotels, 8 Greek were in the list of the best in Europe for 2020, and are the : Amanzoe in Porto Heli, The Romanos / Costa Navarino in Peloponnese, Blue Palace in Crete, Porto Zante in Zakynthos, Grand Bretagne in Athens, Four Seasons Astir Palace, Parilio in Paros, and Dexamenes in the Peloponnese
Folegandros is an untouched part of Greece with a relaxed atmosphere, hospitable and beautiful beaches. It is the alternative proposal for those who want a quiet vacation that combines attractions, beautiful beaches and remarkable nightlife.
In Folegandros the three small villages, Karavostasi (the port), Chora, Ano Meria and the beach of Agali are connected by asphalt roads. Chora is closed to cars and motorcycles and has a unique center with three squares in a row. In fact, it has one of the most impressive views of the Aegean.
The first reference to the island is made in Greek mythology, where it is mentioned that it was first inhabited by shepherds of Western Greece who were looking for pastures. And of course, because these shepherds were men, the island was named Polyandros.
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