Astypalea is mentioned in Condé Nast Traveler's Best Greek Islands to visit in 2021! Specifically, in number 19, Astypalea is mentioned as best for escaping the crowds.
"A throwback to a gentler, slower, more elemental way of life, Astypalea is surprisingly easy to get to (daily one-hour flights from Athens). Every gap in the burnished hills frames a different view of Hora, cascading from the Venetian castle to seaside Skala. The scent of saffron biscuits wafts through the whitewashed lanes".
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