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Fourni Korseon

is a group of islands southwest of Samos and southeast of Ikaria. The complex consists of 17 islands and islets, of which only the two big ones, Fourni and Thymena, are inhabited. It covers an area of 45.2 sq. km. The whole complex has been included in the Natura 2000 network of nature protection areas.

Fourni Island is the ideal place to have relaxing, carefree and safe holidays. The main reason for choosing to visit Fourni is the sea, the landscapes and the pure nature.

The indented coastline of the island is impressively long at more than 120 km, forming a great number of small beaches, most of them deserted, some of them pebbly and others sandy, with crystal clear waters in all shades of blue.

Remarkable beaches

Petrokopio

The beach in Petrokopio is a unique beach in the south part of Fournoi. It is quite large with beautiful white rocks nailed almost vertically into the sand. A lovely pebbled beach with little sand and very clear waters. In two spots there are large rocks that reach the sea dividing it into three smaller beaches. In the area there are traces of an ancient quarry. It is accessible by sea, road or trail.

Elidaki

Located at the southernmost tip of Fournoi, in a long narrow bay with clear warm and very calm waters. It does not have any tourist facilities and is ideal for isolation, since it is easily accessible.

Psili ammos

It is one of the most popular beaches within walking distance from the village of Fournoi. A relatively small beach, it features fine sand and crystal clear shallow waters. There is a beach bar which attracts lots of young people. It also has sunbeds and umbrellas.

Kampi beach

It is considered an important tourist resort of Fournoi. A sandy pebbled beach with salt cedars for shade, it’s pretty quiet and offers standard facilities such as accommodation, taverns and shops. The water is crystal clear and usually calm because of the enclosed bay.

Vlychada

Located at the southernmost tip of Fournoi, in a long narrow bay with clear warm and very calm waters. It does not have any tourist facilities and is ideal for isolation, since it is easily accessible.

Vitsilia

Located at the southernmost tip of Fournoi, Quiet and relatively small beach with light sand, fine pebbles and crystal clear sea.

Kasidi

Located at the southernmost tip of Fournoi, in a long narrow bay with clear warm and very calm waters. It does not have any tourist facilities and is ideal for isolation, since it is easily accessible.

Agia Triada

It is located at the north end of Fournoi, near the village of Chrysomilia. It’s a relatively small but beautiful beach with calm blue waters and large salt cedars almost all along the coast.

Chrysomilia

On the north side of the island of Fournoi (14 km from the namesake settlement) lies the beach of Chrysomilia with its fine sand and calm shallow crystal clear waters. On the beach there are two small taverns.

Kamari

Northeast of Fournoi lies the beach of Kamari. It is a beautiful beach with sand and pebbles. It has an excellent seabed in which one can see ruins of an ancient city. There are a few trees for shade, and in the wider area of ​​Kamari you will find a tavern and lodgings.

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Bali

It is centrally located on the island of Fourni. It features sandy pebbles and clear waters. Access is possible either by car or by sea.

Summer
cultural events

On July 17, the island celebrates Santa Marina. The festival (panigiri) takes place on the central square of the island with live music and food. The main dish served is the traditional food of Fourni, the braised goat.
At the end of July, the island’s Fishing Association called Glaros (which is Greek for seagull) in cooperation with the Municipality of Fourni Korseon organise the “FISH FEST”, where there’s live music, plenty of wine and fresh local fish.
The greatest festival of the year takes place on August 15 at the island’s port, where the dance group of the local Cultural Association is dancing traditional dances and live music is playing until dawn.
The last festival of the summer is on August 28, at the village of Agios Giannis (Saint John) and it is dedicated to the memory of Saint John of the Ague or Saint John the Beheaded.

Transportation to and from Fourni

Fourni Island is connected by boat on an almost daily basis with the islands of Ikaria and Samos. Both these islands have airports with daily flights to Athens. Also, three times per week a boat connects Fourni with the main port of Greece, Piraeus, which is close to Athens.

Phone: +30 2275 051019

email: info@fourni-travel.com

The main occupations of Fourni Island’s residents are fishing, shipping and the tourism industry.
The road network (newly-built in its greatest part) covers the whole island, connecting villages, settlements and beaches. Most settlements are located on the biggest island of Fourni, except from Thymena and Keramidou, which are situated on the island of Thymena.

On the island of Fourni, swimming, snorkelling, walking on the beach, fishing, visiting the small chapels, eating fresh fish at the seaside tavernas, tasting local honey, watching the sunset from the mountain and resting are a MUST.

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