Mykonos – Villages
The villages of Ithaca are eight in overall. The total population of the island amounts to 3,300 inhabitants, from who almost half live in the and the rest in the small villages.
The southern part of the island includes the city of Ithaca, which is also called . It is built around the safest natural of the Ionian Sea and it has a health center, Port Authority and Coast Guard as well as a Police department, fire and public services.
In the southern part of Ithaca lies , which is the most populated of the villages on the island. It is built on a hill and offers an endless view towards Vathi, the numerous of the Ionian Sea, as well as the coasts of Central Greece.
At the northern part of Ithaca are the rest six picturesque villages of the island. The road from passes originally from , with the lovely view towards and the spectacular sunset. Then we find , a significant village of northern Ithaca, with a variety of accommodation facilities and restaurants at the central square.
Then, the road splits in two directions: if you turn to the right, you will find , a picturesque fishing village with tavernas, and , which has been designated as a protected traditional settlement and is for many the most beautiful village of the island. If you turn to the left, you will reach , built on a hilltop and , built in the valley.
is the most mountainous village of the island, built at the top of Mount Niritos. You will find it if you follow the road to the right, after arriving at Stavros or if you follow the right bypass of the road leading to .