Although it is typically a Cycladic island, Kea has a different landscape and different architecture than its Cycladic counterparts. Instead of the little whitewashed houses and blue-domed churches of its neighbors, Kea is characterized by earthy tones and elegant architecture.
Kea Greece is a verdant island with many cultivations and forests, while it boasts a wonderful landscape. Thanks to its proximity to Athens, Kea has emerged as a great city break destination. Ferries from Athens to Kea depart from Lavrion port in Athens and arrive at the island in about an hour.
Thanks to the short distance that separates it from the coasts of East Attica and thanks to the winds and its innumerable little bays, Kea is literally a paradise for sailing, having as an epicenter the enclosed natural harbour of Vourkari.
Apart from the coastal attractions of the island, the heart of Kea also conceals real treasures. A unique natural landscape, historic monuments, ancient sights, water founts, picturesque little churches, myths, thrills and traditions are waiting to be discovered by you on your walk through the island’s rich network of footpaths.