The island of great blue
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Archaeological sites, classical antiquity, roman history, byzantine history, medieval history, venetian, etc.
Museums, archaeological museums, byzantine museums, history museums, galleries, folklore museums, coin museums, maritime museums, war museums, etc.
Monasteries, nunneries, places of worship, etc.
The names of Amorgos in ancient times were Pangali, Psychia, Karkisia and Melania. Important historical finds that have been found testify that the island was first inhabited during the 5th millennium. During the Proto-Cycladic era, Amorgos was one of the most important centers of the Aegean. Fortified citadels on hills - the main one being Markiani - and on capes, …
EASTER CUSTOMS Easter in Amorgos has a special color, with all the old traditions that are revived in its villages. Spending the Easter days in Amorgos is definitely a unique and unforgettable experience. Holy Week begins with the traditional whitewashing of houses and streets, which, against the background of flower-filled meadows, emit a festive atmosphere. Traditional wood ovens are lit …
HIKING PATHS Amorgos offers ideal conditions for hiking. The modern road network follows a different path from the old paths, as a result of which all the old tracks used by livestock farmers for moving theirs and their animals, but also for moving with mules to transport goods and people, have been saved almost intact . Until the end of …
Sea & Mountain
Mountain and sea, beaches, picturesque beaches, lakes, rivers, waterfalls, canyons, mountain shelters, etc.
Photographs and Images, monument photographs, beautiful photographs, etc.
Travel information, weather forecast, ship schedules, bus schedules, airplane schedules, useful phone numbers, coastguard, police station, town hall, etc.