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Folegandros, or Pholegandros, is a small island in the Cyclades.

Folegandros is a barren island with a rocky coastline and almost sheer cliffs. Main settlements are the port of Karavostasi, the capital of the island, the "Chora", built on the edge of a cliff overlooking the northern coast and the windswept village of “Ano Meria”. Only the beaches of Agali and Karavostasi bays can be reached by car. 1 Katergo is a secluded beach and can only be reached by boat or an hour long hiking from Livadi campsite.

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Chora village
St Nicolaos beach, Folegandros
View of Angali, Folegandros

Ferries from Santorini include the Flying Cat III and takes about 45 minutes

All ferry and high speed ferry companies: schedules, connections, availability and prices, between Folegandros, other Greek islands and Piraeus port (Athens) is here [1]

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There are regular buses from the main town (Chora) to the beach areas.

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  • Folklore Museum. Housed in an old rural house in Ano Meria with an attached barn, a well, an orchard and a vineyard. It displays the tools of daily life and customs of the time.
  • Cave of Farangi (North of Karavostasi).
  • Gold cave (Chrisospilia). A cave with stalactites reached preferably by boat. It is located 1.5 kilometers to the north of Farangi.

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