Nisyros is a heavenly island that belongs to the Dodecanese group of islands, in the Aegean Sea.
Thanks to its unspoiled charm and secluded location, it is shaping up to be one of the hottest alternative destinations in Greece.
The trademark and main pole of attraction of the island is its volcano, which is located in the center of the island. This is the youngest volcano in Greece, as it is only(!) 160,000 years old and it is still active. In fact, it is one of the four active volcanoes in Greece, together with those of Santorini, Methana and Milos.
Many volcanologists and geologists visit the island every year to explore the volcano!
The island is also dotted with some picturesque little villages worth visiting. The most beautiful ones, Mandraki and Nikia, stand out for their traditional architecture and laid-back atmosphere.
Nikia offers a wonderful vista of the volcano, while Mandraki is the island’s center of activities.
When you need a beach fix, head to the secluded beaches of Nisyros Greece. Their peaceful ambiance and crystal clear waters make them perfect for those who want to escape the crowds and relax.
If you manage to peel yourself away from the beautiful beaches, definitely go for hiking and sightseeing, some of the best things to do on Nisyros island!