Amorgos

Amorgos

 

Amorgos is packed with breathtaking sandy and rocky beaches that are located beneath imposing cliffs or lush hillside. Its natural landscape makes it the ideal vacation spot for nature lovers, who can explore verdant mountain terrain and small rocky coves. The more traditional travellers can spend their leisure time strolling through picturesque villages and visiting exquisite archaeological and historical sights which are in abundance on Amorgos. Like other Cyclades Islands, Amorgos has a priceless archaeological and historical legacy. In Chora, the capital of Amorgos Island, visitors can visit several wonderful sights. The 13th century Castle, located on the highest point in Chora is another impressive sight, with its walls and the Church of Agios Georgios.


 

      Sightseeing

Byzantine monastery of Chozoviotissa, which is a masterpiece of ecclesiastical architecture, built into a Cliffside. The icon of Virgin Mary, located in the Monastery, is believed to be the work of Luke the Evangelist.
These small islands offer beautiful sandy and pebble beaches.
Church in Langada.
There are ruins of an ancient city on the hill of Mountoulia.
According to the folklore legend, a holy water was located on the site from which prophecies were made. It is a three-aisled basilica with a roof in arches. The view from there towards Katapola is amazing.

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