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6. Valsamitis2018-06-08T17:33:59+00:00

Project Description

Vandringsled 6. Valsamitis Amorgos
Katapola – Agios Georgios Valsamitis – Agia Marina – Minoa

This easy walk of natural beauty starts from Katapola and continues to the monastery of Agios Georgios Valsamitis. The area has a variety of wells that flow during periods of rain. On the way back you pass near the church of Agia Marina and ends up in Ancient Minoa, on a hill above Katapola. Today remains the city walls, stadium, gymnasium and temple of Dionysus. On the same hill are the ruins that confirm the presence of people on Amorgos from 4000 BC. The area was a cemetery in the Cycladic period and here is the Mycenaean tomb that has the shape of an arc. The walk ends in Katapola at the road leading to the temple of Saint Nicolas.

Distance

Katapola-Agios Georgios Valsamitis-Agia Marina-Minoa
About 2 hours

6Marked 6

Level

Walking path Level Easy Easy

Practical information

Make sure you have good shoes because the paths on some parts can have loose stones. Shoes which protect your ankles are preferred. In the summertime is necessary to wear a hat and to put on sunscreen for the sun.
NOTICE! Always tell someone where you are going and when you plan to return.

Supplies

Only a bottle of water since there are a lot of possibilities for provision during the walk.

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