What is a ...Cyclades island doing in the Dodecanese? Or, better yet, what is a ...Dodecanese island doing in the Cyclades? Well, one way or another, this is the physiognomy of Astypalaia. An island on the "borderline". A cultural bridge between the two large island groups. An island located between Amorgos and Kos that never succumbed to mass tourism and still is an ideal place for a quiet holiday. Astypalaia has many advantages. First of all, the island’s centerpieces are its capital and its castle. There are organized and pristine beaches, renowned for their crystal clear deep waters. There are also caves, a waterfall and other natural beauties that are worth visiting and exploring. Finally, the island offers elegant accommodation and taverns serving fresh fish, meat or cooked food that will definitely leave you wanting more!