Between Naxos and Santorini lies the island of Ios. With fantastic nightlife, the island attracts many young people who are looking for a fantastic time. The beautiful 1km long sandy beach, Mylopotas, is highly popular. Hora is a fantastic place to visit during the day, since you can experience the charm of the town and visit all of the wonderful little shops. By night the bars and clubs are all open for those who are looking for the famous nightlife of Ios.
The ruins of the Venetian castle are highly interesting to those who are fascinated by either architecture or history and are found on the east of the island. For people who are interested by literature, Homer, the poet who wrote the Ilias and the Odyssey is said to be buried in the ancient town of Plakotos, to the north of the island.