Amorgos is located close to the Ios and Naxos in the southern part of the Cyclades archipelago. It is amongst the beautiful Greek islands which are accessible by ferry. It is located in the Aegean sea and belongs to the Cyclades island groups. The island is a perfect place to consider for summer vacations.
Why visit Amorgos
Amorgos is famous for its mind-blowing natural, wild beauty with various landscapes. It has fabulous beaches, mysterious caves, and minimal Cycladic architecture. These features make the island a perfect place for holiday vacations, especially for those who love tranquility and privacy and nature lovers. The island is full of hiking trails and secluded beaches.
Scuba diving, hiking, sightseeing, boat riding, and swimming are among the very best activities that one can do. Amorgos is full of serene waters, golden sand, beautiful villages, and attractive views of the deep blue Aegean Sea. Amongst these areas on the island are the breathtaking Hozoviotissa Monastery, Mouros beach and sea caves, Apospero, Agia Anna chapel & beach, Kalotaritissa Shipwreck, Tholaria, Aeigiali beach, and a feeling of big blue vibes at Katapola. Big Blue movie was shot at Amorgos, no wonder why.
Other activities include a boat tour to Nikouria islet, enjoying special delicacies on the island, and unwinding in yoga and massage sessions. At Jazzmin, one can enjoy all drinks, especially the evening cocktails. Some of the most famous hotels on the island include Aliori art caves, Aegialis Hotel & Spa, Pano Gitonia, and Vorina Ktismata. To enjoy and get to know the residents and share their experiences, take part in the local Panigyri.
Chora and local products
Wanding in Chora, the island’s capital, ensures that one comes across whitewashed houses full of colorful shutters, flowers, churches, taverns, and narrow alleys. Amongst them all, the head of the Amorgos island’s traditional taverns shots homemade Psimeni raki, local alcoholic beverages, and tasty yummy delicacies at night, making Chora a perfect area to visit.
Despite the island being small and not famous like other Cycladic islands in Greece, its wild beauty wins all hearts. Strolling through its picturesque alleys and the beautiful beaches and trying out the local gastronomy are perfect things to do on Amorgos island during summer vacations. Therefore, Amorgos is an ideal place to visit.
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