Fourni is an archipelago of small islands situated in the Aegean Sea, between the islands of Ikaria and Samos. Fourni is also the name given to its main island, which is one of the two inhabitated islands of the archipelago with Thymaina.
The Fourni archipelago is situated South-West of Samos island and South-East of Ikaria island. It counts 3 islands (Fourni, Thymaina and Aghios Minas) and other islets.
The very jagged coast with dozens of small protected coves has long made it a haven for pirates or corsairs, the Korseons, from different corners of the Mediterranean. Today a large part of the inhabitants are fishermen and the island still shelters a large fleet around a very dynamic fishing port. Of course, tourism animates the island during summer, but far from Athens and a little away from tourist routes, Fourni remains, despite a craze in recent years, an ideal travel destination for those looking for peace and authenticity. Fourni is linked to Ikaria, Samos and the Piraeus, and to Rhodes during summer. Every ferries come to and leave from Kambos (main city of the Fourni island).
Main part of the inhabitants make a living with fisheries, in relations with Athenian markets. Some others works in agriculture and tourism.