Hozoviotissa Monastery

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The Hozoviotissa Monastery is an 11th century building, known as Virgin Mary. It is believed that its icon arrived on a boat from Palestine. The monastery is located into a cliff providing an amazing view of the Aegean sea.

A low door and some stairs lead to higher levels where old icons are kept. Some of these icons inside the monastery include the Panagia Portaitissa, dating back to the 15th century, and the Gennadio`s Prayer, dating back to 1619.

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Amorgos Hiking Map

Amorgos Hiking Map

Scale: 1:35.000
Edition: June 2009

It is the first map of Amorgos where the island’s entire coastline is mapped.


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Aegiali or Ayias Annas is the second harbor in Amorgos. It is located near the North end of the island.

Sail la Vie 409

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  • Berths 8
  • Built 2016
  • Length 40.90 ft

Katapola Harbor

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Port

Katapola is the main harbor of Amorgos. It provides good shelter from the meltemi (the Etesians) (the Etesians).

Vilakarda Bay

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Anchorage

A fantastic deserted narrow fiord in NE Amorgos, about 3.5 nM East of Aegiali.

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Kalotiri Bay

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Anchorage

This is a rather pleasant anchorage, just 3 nM West of Aegiali, protected from the meltemi by Nikouria Island. There are strong gusts.

AEGEAN CLIPPER

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  • Berths 22
  • Built 1999
  • Length 108.00 ft

It is the oldest cafe in Amorgos, operated continuously since 1950. It is located in the main road of Katapola, in front of the harbor.

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Choreutis cafenion (Dancer in Greek) is located in Tholaria village. It is operated more than 50 years and as the current owner (past owner`s son) says, his father was not only kafetzis (coffee maker), but a shoemaker, a butcher and a barber.

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Kallisto Cafe

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Cafe

Kallistro is located in the Chora of Amorgos. It serves a wide range of coffees accompanied with delicious sweets, including homemade ice cream and local sweets.

GLAROS

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  • Berths 6
  • Built 2006
  • Length 130.00 ft

Nikouria Beach

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Beach

The uninhabited Island of Nikouria (4,5 km long) is located straight in front of the „carribean finger“ of Agios Pavlos beach. It is easy to access by a permanent boat shuttle service, starting at 11:00am and closing at around 7:00pm, straight in front of the tavern of Agios Pavlos beach.

Sandy beach on the left side of the harbor of Katapola you can go by boat or by boat from the port Katapola. The beach is not organized.

Lagoon 420

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  • Berths 8
  • Built 2008
  • Length 42.00 ft

Maltezi Beach at Nera

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Beach

Beach Maltezi is situated northwest to Katapola port. It is a sandy beach and by all standards the most picturesque on Amorgos Island.

Katapola Beach

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Beach

Katapola beach is situated nearby harbour. The harbour at Katapola is one of the finest natural harbours in the Aegean Sea and the Cycladic region.

Aegiali is one of the most picturesque beaches on Amorgos and the road that leads to it offers breathtaking views tinted with intense color contrasts. The coast is covered by thin, almost white, sand that blends magically with the deep blue waters and the green color of the surrounding vegetation.

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  • Length 83.00 ft

Foinikes is a remote beach in a walking distance from the port of Katapola. Totally secluded and surrounded by wild cliffs, Foinikes has clean water and no tourist facilities at all.

Agioi Saranta is located very near Katapola, going leftwards. The beach is sandy with clean and cool waters but also deep so swimming here requires extra caution.

Mouros Beach at Kamari

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Beach

Beach Mouros is located at about 15 km south from Amorgos Chora and can be reached through Arkesini village, by an asphalt road for 2 km up to the parking space and then 10’ walk through a path, that leads to the beach. The coast is beautiful with pebbles and unique turquoise waters, spread along with imposing rocks, while it is totally not organized, apart from a small tavern just above the beach.

Agia Anna Beach

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Beach

Agia Anna Beach is the nearest beach to both Katapola and Hora, and is where The Big Blue was filmed. The beach is actually a series of small pebbly coves strung out along the rocky shoreline, which can get really busy in summer.

Ammoudi or Kambi Beach

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Beach

Beach Ammoudi is in walking distance from Amorgos Chora and Agia Anna beach and it boasts fine, dark grey pebbles. Ammoudi beach is a favorite spot for nudists as it is pretty secluded as it is often windy and the sea is pretty rough.

Just like with Mikri Vlychada beach, Megali Vlychada can be accessed through a path from Tholaria village at about 1 hour walk. The beach is very big, covered with fine golden sand and boasts clean waters, offering one of the best swimming options on the island, away from busy and crowded spots.

Mikri Vlychada beach is found northwest from Tholaria village, on the northern part of Amorgos, and can be accessed in about 30’ walking by the rocky path mostly used by local fishermen. The beach is in fact a small bay with sand and pebbles, totally unorganized, at the mouth of a gorge.

Psili Ammos is located at about 2km from Aegiali, right after Levrossos beach. It boasts a beautiful sandy coast with transparent and clean waters protected from the winds by the steep surrounding cliffs that are also verdant.

Levressos is a beautiful beach located 1km from the cove of Aegiali, on the northern side of Amorgos. This is a sandy beach with crystalline water and mostly known as the favorite spot of nudists.

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