Astypalaia BOOK YOUR TRIP HERE About Previous Next Place Category: Greek Islands INTROTHINGS TO DO Astypalea is a small island of the Dodecanese. Tourism has been developed on the island over the last years only, however, there are enough tourist facilities for comfortable holidays. Expect for the Venetian Castle above Chora, there are not many sites on the island. This is a great place to enjoy long strolls at the town and relaxing moments at the beach. Astypalea has all kind of beaches: there are both organized beaches with beach accommodation as well as secluded beaches for naturists. In fact, two popular activities on the island are hiking and jeep safari to secluded beaches.