Travel to Amorgos - Map & Travel Information, Beaches, Attractions, Sightseeing on Amorgos island Greece
Amorgos is a small, peaceful island that belongs to the Cycladic cluster, at the easternmost point of the group. Amorgos is an island of unique physical appearance with hilly countryside and rocky coves on the eastern side of the island and long sandy beaches on the western side. If you want an island where you can relax and enjoy the scenery, travel to Amorgos. On this page we provide a map and travel information about Amorgos, including beaches and sightseeing.
Aegiali Beaches - Amorgos Beaches, Greece
For such a small island, Amorgos provides a great number of amazing beaches. In the Aegiali Cove there are several very beautiful beaches, such as Chochlakas, Levrossos, Psili Ammos and Fokiotrypa.
On the western side of the island you can swim at the beaches of Agii Saranda, Agios Pantelaemonas, Agios Pavlos, Finikes, Martezi and Plakes. On the eastern coast, the best beaches are Agia Anna and Chalara, while in the southern part of Amorgos, the beaches of Mouros, Kalotaritissa, Mavri Myti and Paradisia are located. We also suggest visiting the isles of Gramvoussa and Nikouria by tour boat.
Amorgos Sightseeing & Attractions, Greece
Amorgos Greece is full of priceless archaeological, historical and religious sites.
While in Aegiali, we recommend visiting:
- the Aegiali Acropolis
- the Church of Panochoriani
- the Churches of Agia Triada and Agios Ioannis in Aegiali
During your tour of the island, you should also visit the sites in Amorgos Town (Chora):
- the Byzantine Monastery of the Virgin Mary Chozoviotissa
- the Church of Agios Georgios Valsamitis
- the Gavras Tower
- the Hellenistic Tower
- Kato Lakkos (a cistern)
- the ruins of the Venetian castle
- In addition, don't miss seeing the ruins of Ancient Arkesini and Ancient Minoa in Katapola.
While on Amorgos Island we suggest trying the local delicacies such as: patatato (goat meat and potatoes), fava (split pea dip), kakavia (fish soup), xidato (goat meat soup with entrails), locally produced cheeses, pasteli (sesame bars) and rakomelo (raki with honey and cinnamon).
Aegiali is located in northeastern Amorgos and is a well-known tourist resort that is characterized by its lovely bay, its sandy beach and Cycladic Island features.
From the Gryspo's Hotel in Aegiali, Amorgos, visitors can easily reach the following destinations:
Aegiali Port: 200 m
Aegiali Town: 150 m
Amorgos Town: 17 km
Beach: 250 m
Supermarket: 150 m
Bus stop: 50 m
Health center: 50 m