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Folegandros: Discover the authenticity and sustainability of a Greek island

In the middle of the Aegean Sea, off the beaten track, lies the enchanting island of Folegandros,a jewel of the greek Cyclades. Known for its unspoilt beauty and authentic atmosphere, Folegandros offers travellers the opportunity to immerse themselves in the slow pace of island life and experience a sustainable way of life that is deeply rooted in tradition.

Cultural identity

Folegandros is an island dedicated to preserving its natural environment and cultural identity. With its picturesque villages, including Chora, perched on a steep hill, and Ano Meria, surrounded by agricultural terraces, the island retains its rustic charm and traditional architecture.


An authentic lifestyle on Folegandros means savouring the simple pleasures of island life. It means strolling through the narrow streets of the villages, discovering traditional tavernas serving local delicacies and experiencing the warm hospitality of the locals. It also means appreciating the beauty of nature, whether hiking along the coastal paths or relaxing on secluded beaches.

Commitment to sustainability

What particularly characterises Folegandros is its commitment to sustainability and environmental protection. The island is increasingly focussing on renewable energy, promoting organic farming and striving to protect its natural resources. Many accommodations and restaurants on Folegandros emphasise local products and environmentally friendly operations in order to support the local economy and minimise the ecological footprint.

Connection between man and nature

A sustainable lifestyle on Folegandros also means recognising and appreciating the close connection between man and nature. It means respecting the seasons and savouring the fruits of the earth in harmony with their natural rhythm. It means honouring the traditions and customs of the islanders and preserving the past while looking towards a sustainable future.

Journey to yourself

Overall, Folegandros offers travellers the opportunity to escape the hustle and bustle of modern life and experience an authentic and sustainable lifestyle characterised by the beauty of nature and the warmth of the local community. Travelling to Folegandros is not only a journey to a Greek island, but also a journey to yourself and to the simple pleasures of life.

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Folegandros, Greece


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