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Getting around the island

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Getting around the island


We're heading to Ios in early September. We're staying near Mylospotas, but from reviews see that Agia Theodoti is worth a visit.

How easy would it be to travel there for the day?

Would you recommend us hiring a car, 4 wheel bike, or sticking to public transport?

We've never driven scooters before, and would be very cautions when driving, but we're a little worried about safety if we need to travel on the main roads.

Any advice welcomed.



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1. Re: Getting around the island

Hi Heledd

It is definitely worth exploring the island more and you wont be able to do this by public transport. The roads away from the main town port and Mylopotas are very quiet even in peak season so this is something to bear in mind if you are going to hire a bike.

If you have never ridden a scooter and are uncomfortable doing so (some of the roads are quite steep and windy) then i would say get a car for perhaps two days maximum which would let you explore the whole island.

I have hired quad bikes before but unless you get anything with a high CC and some speed then they are a little bit underpowered travelling up some of the hills

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Hi there,

Yes its definetly worth exploring the beautiful island.Quad bikes are easy enough to ride but if there are a few of you renting a car would be worth while.

Other beaches worth visiting are Psathi, Kalamos, the far end of Manganari.There are also many more that can be reached by boat!So much to see on Ios!!!

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HI. Thanks for the replies! Aprox how much is car rental for 2 days? Thanks Heledd

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car rental is approx 30 euros 10am to 7pm approx road runner vangelis and many more to rent from

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