Kea or Tzia is an island full of beauty, cultural tradition and strong contrasts in its geophysical profile, where at distances of 10 kilometers, the island with the mountainous nature conflict peacefully, creating a charming result for the visitor.
Regarded as the “gate of the Cyclades”, and indirectly connects mainland Greece with the Cyclades and separates the Archipelago from the South Evian Gulf.
It is the northernmost island of the western Cyclades and the closest island to Attica, located only 16 miles from Lavrio, with which it is connected with daily ferries. Access to Lavrio is easy and feasible, either via Attika Tollway towards Markopoulo, or either via the coastal road Poseidonos Avenue and Athens-Sounion Avenue. The boat trip lasts just 1 hour. Kea has also ferry links with the ports of Kythnos and Syros. The island, has the shape of a “droplet”, a total surface of 131 sq. Km., and a perimeter coast of 85 km., and it is the 6th in size Cycladic island, with about 2.500 residents.
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