Amorgos: Experiences on the island of “The Big Blue”
Blue waters, amazing seabed, mountainous villages with white houses, cute taverns and probably the loveliest Chora of the Cyclades.
Three nights stay
According to the latest statistics, the average stay of visitors in Amorgos is 3-4 days. The question is: Is this time ideal to get to know the island well?
When to travel
One of the questions I get a lot is when’s the best season to travel to Amorgos? My answer is always the same: Amorgos is beautiful all year round, still it’d be best to travel […]
If you only had one day in Amorgos
Summer vacations are never enough. Or rather, vacations in general are never enough. I believe we all agree on that. But what if we had the chance to travel around the world and spend only […]
Chora, Katapola, Aegiali or maybe south?
The elongated shape of Amorgos and the geography of its villages make it easy to cross the island from north to south or vice versa.
Five must see stops while driving in Amorgos
Driving in Amorgos is an attraction in its own right. The dazzling landscapes everywhere you look bring you closer to the wild beauty of this place. So what are those highlights where you should definitely […]
What’s winter like in Amorgos? A short story…
The last itinerary of the speedboat, around the middle of October, marks the end of the summer season for the island of Amorgos. The people at the port are few and far between. Tears well […]
Amorgos as a film set
In 1988, French director Luc Besson chose Amorgos as one of the main settings for his subsequently renowned film The Big Blue. Many years have passed since then and Amorgos is still experiencing the success […]
“The most important thing on the island is the people who live here” My interview on travel.gr
I grew up in Athens. The first time I visited Amorgos was in 1998, at the urging of my brother. Until then, I preferred to go on vacation to Mykonos, Santorini, Paros and Crete, like […]
How to book
I don’t know if it’s the same for you, but for me the process of booking a hotel is one of my favorite things to do while I’m preparing for or already am on a […]
The best 8 hikes to take in Amorgos
Amorgos is famous in the world of hikers for its wonderful trails. Hiking through those footpaths, you’ll discover the fascinating view, you’ll smell blossoming herbs and you’ll meet remarkable people. Let’s have a look at […]
Despite the rocky beaches, small bays and mountain villages, Amorgos remains a fairly popular destination for families.
The legendary boat
The famous boat, a trademark of Amorgos, has been riding the Aegean waves for six decades , carrying passengers, supplies and medical equipment to Naxos and the Small Cyclades.
The shipwreck of Amorgos
Just before we reach the southernmost point of the island, Kalotaritissa bay, the famous attraction of the island, the shipwreck of Amorgos, can be found.
Driving in Amorgos
The road network of Amorgos is relatively new and well maintained. The road is quite wide in most places and allows for comfortable driving with nice views of the sea!
Is Amorgos an ideal destination for budget travelers? Of course it is! First, during the low season (April, May, October) you can find real bargains mainly in accommodation and car rental.
Motorbike or car
Amorgos is an elongated island where there are things to see and do along its entire length, from north to south. For this reason the use of a car or ATV or scooter is very […]
Amorgos is an absolute safe destination for solo travelers. You can walk in all the villages of the island without feeling the slightest danger.
Like all industries, the tourism industry contributes immensely to society and profoundly affects the economic development of humankind, as well as our mental world, but at the same time it inevitably has an environmental impact […]
In recent years, more and more travelers want to enjoy their vacation bringing along their pet. And having been in those particular traveler shoes, I totally get it and agree 100% with them.