What to do and see in Amorgos, South Aegean: The Best Places and Tips

Amorgos (Greek: Αμοργός, pronounced [amorˈɣos]) is the easternmost island of the Cyclades island group, and the nearest island to the neighboring Dodecanese island group in Greece. Along with several neighboring islets, the largest of which is Nikouria Island, it comprises the municipality of Amorgos, which has a land area of 126.346 square kilometres (48.782 square miles), and a population of 1,973 (2011 census).

1. Monastery of Panagia Hozoviotissa (Grace of Panagia -Virgin Mary)

Greece Sights & Landmarks, Sacred & Religious Sites, Points of Interest & Landmarks
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5 based on 1025 reviews

Monastery of Panagia Hozoviotissa (Grace of Panagia -Virgin Mary)

Reviewed By YiannisPV - Greater London, United KingdomGreater London, United Kingdom

Sunrise at the Monsstery

The two unforgettable highlights from my visit to Amorgos were a sunset at Profitis Ilias church, on top of the highest point of the island and a sunrise at the monastery of Panagia Hozoviotisa. You better of getting there around 06:15am and allow yoursel

2. Chora

Greece Other, Sights & Landmarks, Neighborhoods
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73%
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4.5 based on 547 reviews

Chora

Reviewed By insurreal - Athens, GreeceAthens, Greece

Amazing atmosphere

The Chora is a must visit! Stroll around the small pathways, turn in any corner you want and you will find something worthful! Many shops of all kinds (Cafes, Food as well as shops with local delicacies, wine, oil etc). Even when it is very windy, you won

3. Agia Anna Beach

Greece Outdoor Activities, Nature & Parks, Beaches
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4.5 based on 336 reviews

Agia Anna Beach

Reviewed By Ron M

Heavenly

Small but stunning black pebble beach. You have to take the stone steps done to the ocean but it is breathtaking. You can perch on a rock after your swim and look out into the turquoise water. Very clear and clean.

4. Mourou Beach

Kimari, 840 08, Greece Nature & Parks, Outdoor Activities, Beaches
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4.5 based on 252 reviews

Mourou Beach

Reviewed By Sherrydarling - England, United KingdomEngland, United Kingdom

Natural beauty

This place has no facilities and the rating reflects it's natural beauty. There's an uneven pathway down to the beach which is pebble with deep blue water for excellent swimming. There's no shade, we ate our picnic and swam and we managed 2 hours before w

5. Aegiali Beach

Greece Nature & Parks, Outdoor Activities, Beaches
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4 based on 260 reviews

Aegiali Beach

Reviewed By Sherrydarling - England, United KingdomEngland, United Kingdom

Unspoilt beach

The beach is a mixture of sand and pebbles there's a bit of shade from trees in the morning time. Sun beds are available but no umbrellas. It never felt busy.

6. St. Valsamitis

Chora, 840 08, Greece Sights & Landmarks, Sacred & Religious Sites
Excellent
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4.5 based on 68 reviews

St. Valsamitis

Reviewed By riemerww - Amsterdam, The NetherlandsAmsterdam, The Netherlands

Enlightning

Such a good and peaceful atmosphere around Irini, the only nun living here. She was so inspiring. Beautul garden with fruittrees and vegatables. And you don't have to climb thousands steps to go there. Parking place is near the modest monestry of st. Vals

7. Maltezi

Katapola, Greece Outdoor Activities, Nature & Parks, Beaches
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4 based on 209 reviews

Maltezi

Reviewed By Ersgardii - StensvedStensved

A great beach

A nice little beach that is hidden and it only takes 25 minutes to walk from Katapola. The water is crystel clear and there's a small shop if you need a sandwich or a cold beer.

8. Levrossos

Aegiali 840 08, Greece Nature & Parks, Outdoor Activities, Beaches
Excellent
63%
Good
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4.5 based on 8 reviews

Levrossos

Reviewed By Ulysse-bxl - BrusselsBrussels

One of the best sandy beach of amorgos

One of the best sandy beach of Amorgos.A 15min walk by a beautiful mule track from Aegiali leads to one of the most beautiful sandy beach of Amorgos. The beach is wild and and does not have seats and umbrellas. There is one tavern just above which is very

9. Panagia Epanochorianis

Greece Sights & Landmarks, Sacred & Religious Sites, Points of Interest & Landmarks, Churches & Cathedrals, Architectural Buildings More
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4.5 based on 20 reviews

Panagia Epanochorianis

Reviewed By gas2ne - Paris, FranceParis, France

perdu étincelant ravissant

this place is worthwhile it is located at a cross of footpath going to Theologies and coming from either Tholaria or Langada in plain mountains behind the bay of Egiali, white church with wall painting sometimes lights and nature are playing dark and sun

10. Agios Pavlos Beach

Greece Nature & Parks, Outdoor Activities, Beaches
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4 based on 187 reviews

Agios Pavlos Beach

Extraordinary Beach with the uninhabited island of Nicouria in front.

Reviewed By BrusselsBassie - Brussels, BelgiumBrussels, Belgium

Nice looking beach

I agree with a comment from a previous reviewer: the beach looks better than it is. True, it looks extremely "picture perfect" and you should definitely visit it if you're in the area. But there are some drawbacks as well: the pebbles are not so comfortab

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