Amorgos Island

Amorgos is the eastest and 7th in size of Cyclades islands. It is the connection with Dodecanese as it is very close to Astipalea and it is 136 nautical miles away from Piraeus.  Its extension reaches 121 sq. klm, the length of its shores is 112 km.

The rough beauty of the mountains and the green valleys give the island a unique beauty. The endless island paths give you the chance to come close to nature and will lead you to the remains of three ancient towns; Arkesini, Aegiali and Minoan ruins.  The natural beauty of its coasts will give you moments of relaxation.

The island has kept its identity and it is full of historical archaeological interests, temples, as well as many entertainment choices, especially in the summer when many celebrations followed by traditional music and cuisine take place in the villages .

Amorgos allocates two natural harbours, Katapola in the centre of the island and Aegiali in the northern end.

Τhe villages that are located in Aigiali’ s valley are Tholaria,  Lagada and Potamos, where -apart from the view- you can enjoy the locals hospitality and traditional flavors.

Arkesini is located at the island’s southern part where you can visit the Macedonian tower, the best of its kind all over the Cyclades.

Chora, the capital town of the island, is a picturesque village with narrow streets and two level manors and the hill with the miles that face the Aegean Sea. There you can visit the Gavras Tower where the archeological collection of the island is accommodated.

The monastery of Hozoviotisa, which is only 4 klm from Chora, is rich in historic artifacts. Its unique architecture attracts a large number of visitors who climb the 300 stairs to the heart of the huge rocks in order to marvel the majesty of nature.

The island of  grand blue is here to discover it!