Blue waters, amazing seabed, mountainous villages with white houses, cute taverns and probably the loveliest Chora of the Cyclades.
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 one day in each location? An alluring, but also challenging notion.
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 pull over?
Here are five epic stops, while driving across the island of Amorgos from north to south.
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 the eight officially marked trails below.
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.
Lefkes, a hidden treasure
How about a walk out of the ordinary?
A walk in an area isolated but at the same time close to the center of the island.
Join me in revealing the hidden secrets of the little hamlet of Lefkes!
Swimming all year round
In Amorgos for many of us swimming never ends!
During the summer season, the sea temperature is around 19˚C -20˚C either on the northern or the southern beaches of the island.
Psimeni raki is the traditional Amorgian drink; it is a kind of local homemade liqueur made with raki, honey and spices or dried fruit in different variations.
I wonder how many articles have been written about the unique, the dazzling Santorini?
There’s probably scores of us who’ve imagined taking snaps of the imposing caldera or swimming in the warm waters next to the volcano.
Escape to turquoise paradise
Koufonissi is the closest island to Amorgos, about an hour, and has a special and let’s say a somewhat exotic experience in store for you.
Day trip to Iraklia
That day I woke up early, got my backpack and went down to the port.
At 7 our ferry departed for the Small Cyclades and Naxos.
The geographical location of Amorgos, in combination with an abundance of itineraries from the port of Katapola make it either the starting point or the end of a charming island hopping.