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Days 9-10
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This small island is not only beautiful but more authentic than many of its counterparts. On Folegandros you'll find a stunning main town, several good beaches, quiet evenings, and traditional local food. What's missing? Hoards of tourists and overdevelopment. The island is ideal for exploring on foot.
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  • The main town of Chora offers views that rival Santorini's. Visit its five little squares and the whitewashed church of Kimisis tis Theotokou.
  • Head to the little town of Ano Meria, home to the Folklore Museum. The exhibits here reconstruct traditional farming life.
  • Enjoy the lack of crowds and nightclubs, and get into the island way of life. Wile away an afternoon in a town square, swim at the beach, and enjoy the lack of crowds

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