Peaceful, authentic, and old-fashioned, Poros is popular with Greek families but often overlooked by tourists. Only an hour from Athens, this under-the-radar island is perfect for a laid-back family getaway.

By Diane Shugart

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Cycling is a safe and fun way to see Poros.

Courtesy: Milan Gonda /

Friday: Get into the Groove

Quaint on the outside...

Courtesy: Sto Roloi

Walk the narrow island paths.

Saturday: Like a Local

Lay back and watch the sailboats rock in the sea.

The sun sets over Poros.

Sunday: Inland Adventures

Magestic Monastiri beach, surrounded by pine and olive trees, brushed by azure waters.

Pick up handmade souvenirs at Ergani.


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