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Kea Island

Kea Island

Discover Kea, the Cycladic island closest to the Greek mainland, a real gem in the heart of the Aegean Sea.

The Kea Island

Only 1 hour from the capital Athens. Kea, also known as Tzia, is found in the Aegean Sea, south of Attica, and belongs to the Cyclades group of islands. Unlike the other Cycladic islands, Kéa stands out for its authenticity and natural beauty, without having small whitewashed houses or churches with blue domes like its neighbors, it’s characterized by ocher tones and elegant and refined architecture. The capital of Kea, Ioulida (also known as Chora or Ioulis) is the jewel of the Greek Cyclades, a magnificent example of Cycladic architecture. For nature lovers, the island is home to rare plant species, a surprising fauna of beaches and coves, breathtaking. Its history is rich in events and has left its mark with important archaeological remains and sites. Among others, the medieval castle from the Venetian era, the archaeological museum of Kea etc.