Amorgos is a special Cycladic island that has maintained its traditional character
while it has also been developed as regards tourism. In Amorgos, you will find the
You can easily take a ferry from Piraeus, Rafina and the surrounding islands to Amorgos.
You can also book your ferry tickets online via aktoploika.gr which will make your
journey even more comfortable and carefree. It takes about 9 hours for a conventional
ferry to reach Amorgos from Piraeus and only 4 hours if you choose a speedboat. The
journey from Rafina to Amorgos is over 10 hours. Amorgos has two ports, the Egiali
port and the central Katapola port, 5km from Hora. Katapola and Egiali are touristic
areas, with beautiful beaches, taverns and bars.
Connection With Other Islands
Amorgos has a ferry connection with the following ports: Piraeus (Athens), Rafina,
Aigiali (Amorgos), Donoussa, Astypalaia, Iraklia, Ios, Koufonisia, Kos, Leros, Milos,
Mykonos, Naxos, Paros, Patmos, Rhodes, Santorini, Schinoussa, Tinos, Folegandros.
You can now book ferry tickets online for Amorgos via Aktoploika.gr. If you plan
to travel during July and August, it’s best if you have booked several days or weeks
earlier to avoid hitches. You should also know that round-
The transportation in Amorgos is regular, especially in the summer when bus itineraries connect the port with Hora and several of the island’s beaches. You can always rent a vehicle for easier transportation and in order to visit the whole island. You can rent a car, a motorbike or even a bicycle to explore Amorgos the way you want.
Daily routine and vacation in Amorgos is too casual, so transportation couldn’t be an exception. The island’s main spots (Hora, Egiali, Katapola, Agios Pavlos, Agia Anna, Monastiri) are connected to each other with daily routes, that start at about 10:00-
In the middle of 'vast blue', Amorgos, is the easternmost island of the Cyclades
and has a great cultural history and tradition to demonstrate. In antiquity were
notable the tunics of AMORGOS, who were distinguished for the delicacy of their weaving
but also for their intense red color. The thread, was originated from amorgi, a
plant that you can easily find on the island.
Specifically, it is a mountainous island, quite large in extent, and able to reward every taste. The settlements, Potamos and Katapola, stand out for their beauty. Kríkellon, is the highest peak (821m.) of the mountain range that runs through the entire island. Here, you'll find wonderful paths and stunning monasteries built on rocks. The monastery of Hozoviotissa stands out. The ... famous beaches with crystal blue waters, will enchant you, while the seabed with its striking clarity attracts divers from all over the world! The terrain of the island, is one of the most impressive of the island cluster. The most striking elements are the steep shores, but also the rocky soil, in which is developed special flora and fauna, with many endemic plants.
On the steep slopes, one can meet stunning wildflowers, such as the anemones, the orchids, but also herbs, such as sage , thyme, but also the most scarce and known for its healing properties, stathouri or elichrysson the amorgian.
The 7 mapped and signposted paths, give the opportunity to the walker to discover
great cultural treasures. We note that until about 25 years ago, these paths were
the basic mean of communication between the various areas of the island. Through
these routes, the visitor has the possibility to discover the rare flora and fauna
of the island, but also to admire the excellent views of the Aegean Sea. Ancient
citadels, monuments of protocycladic era and mediocycladic era accompany the visitor
and the traveller, on the beautiful island of the Cyclades.
If you decide to drive a car or ride a scooter, be careful. You’ll meet many baby-
Many paths lead to steep hills or rocky coasts. If you’re not experienced in such terrains or there are kids and elders with you, ask the locals and choose more accessible courses. Don’t forget to ask about their length. Some of them seem to be very short, but it takes much longer to cross them due to the many turns they have. Make sure to wear only sneakers.
In some beaches the sea becomes sharply deeper, while there are many rocks in small depth.
Happy Holidays in Amorgos!!!
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