Geography & Nature

Schinoussa lacks any high-elevation massifs.

Its hills are low - the highest point being Vargies, at 133m.

Its coastline, however, is highly indented, with many bays and coves, sandy or rocky, that host beautiful beaches. The entire island belongs to the Natura 2000 network of natural habitats and has a rare flora, with many trees and shrubs that constitute a different version of the Cycladic landscape.

Flora and Fauna

Τhe island is part the network of Natura 2000 biotopes. Schinoussa’s flora mainly comprises two types of Mediterranean vegetation..

Geography and Climate

Schinoussa has a relatively smooth landscape and most places on the island can be reached on foot.