A tiny island of the “Small Cyclades” just one 22 nautical miles away from Paros and 25 nautical miles from Amorgos. The island is named after the hero, Hercules. 

There are traces of human activity from the 3rd millennium B.C. 

Iraklia, despite its small size, is a shelter for 175 bird species, many of which are included in the endangered ones.

Τhe island is 18 km2 and nowadays has a population of approx. 151. The island has just two settlements, Agios Georgios (the port), and Panagia.

Discover Iraklia

  • Livadi castle – with traces from the Neolithic period
  • Ai Giannis cave – the largest in the Cyclades with amazing stalactites and stalagmites. 
  • Papa’s top – with a magnificent view 

The beaches 

  • The sandy Agios Georgios, Livadi, Vorini, Spilia, and Alimia 
  • Karvounolakkos, with pebbles 
  • The rocky, Xilobatis
  • The steep, Merihas and Vala

Activities and Events

The island is ideal for those who want to get away from the fast way of modern life.

What can you do on the Iraklia? Relax, swim, and dive into tranquility.

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