Agios Konstantinos beach
Description: Part of this beach is organized. Located on the southern side of Astypalea, Agios Konstantinos is a great place to relax.
Description: The long beach of Livadi is sandy and organized with sunbeds and umbrellas. Few tourist facilities are found in the region.
Pera Gialos beach
Description: Located in a walking distance from Chora, Pera Gialos is a long beach with sandy and pebbled spots. It is surrounded by many fish taverns and small hotels.
Description: Maltezana is one of the most popular beaches on Astypalea. Its soft sand and the tourist facilities attract many visitors.
Description: Vatses is a remote beach that can be reached through a track road or by boat.
The Venetian Castle of Astypalea stands on a hill above Chora. The walls survive till today, but the constructions inside the walls are mostly ruined.
Eight traditional windmills line the path to the Castle in Chora. They have been preserved and they mark probably the most picturesque spot of the village.
Drakos Cave, meaning the cave of the dragon, is a wonderful natural attraction. The cave is decorated with impressive stalactites and stalagmites of different colors. Drakos Cave was associated with marauding pirates as it was thought to be a place where the pirates were hiding their treasures.
Monastery of Saint John
The Monastery of Saint John is located 12 km west of Chora. Nestled between two steep slopes and offering a fantastic outlook at the islets of Ktenia, Pontikoussa, and Ofidousa, the monastery stands on a hill next to an old castle. Gardens and streams below the church further enhance the beauty of the landscape.
The Archaeological Museum hosts exhibits that date from the Prehistoric and the Medieval times, including ancient jewelry, stone tools, funeral offerings, ceramic pottery, and other pieces. There are also photographs of the island’s caves, Negros and Drakos.