Sandy beach just 20 minutes walk from Aegiali on the north part of Amorgos. It is also possible to go by the small transfer boat from Aegiali port every 20 minutes during high season or by car, the parking is 200 m from the beach.
The beach is one of the nicest in the area and have a taverna just by the beach. You can also walk further on to 2 smaller beaches Psiliamos or Xoklakas, no facilities.
Along the beach walk there are tavernas, bars and cafes and a few minutes walk takes you to the village centre where you will find supermarkets and other facilities.
Agios Pavlos Beach
Nikouria beach is a pebble beach in the north part of the island 5 km from Aegiali bay. The water is calm and clear and it’s a good fishing spot. You can also take one of the small transfer boats that leaves every hour to Nikouria island with its 3 sandy beaches.
You can go there by car and there is a tavern very close to the beach.
Psiliamos beach is a sandy beach in Aegiali bay on the north part of the island. It’s 45 minutes walk from the port of Aegiali but in the high season it’s also possible to go by the small transfer boat from Aegiali port every 20 minutes. You can also go by car to Levrossos beach and then walk 30 minutes to reach the beach. Take with you drinks and food because it has no facilities nearby.
Xoklakas beach is a pebbled beach in Aegiali bay on the north part of the island. It’s 50-60 minutes walk from the port of Aegiali but in the high season it’s also possible to go by the small transfer boat until Psiliamos from Aegiali port every 20 minutes and walk 10 minutes to Xoklakas. You can also go by car to Levrossos beach and then walk 40 minutes to reach the beach. Take with you drinks and food because it has no facilities nearby.
Mikri Glifada beach
Agia Anna beach beach
Agia Anna beach beach is a pebbly and rocky beach is just down from the monastery of Hozoviotissa outside Chora. You can go there by car or walk about 30-40 minutes down from the monastery. Agia Anna offers you deep blue and crystal clear water. This is the famous beach of Amorgos where scenes of the movie “Big Blue” have been filmed. You need to take drinks and food with you as there is no facilities nearby.
Maltezi beach is a sandy beach is situated northwest of Katapola from where you can reach it with small transfer boat or you can walk there in about 30 minutes. The sea here is bluish green and the sand is fine. Take with you drinks and food because there are no facilities here and an umbrella for shade is advisable. Maltezi beach Amorgos Greece
Kato Kambos beach
Kato Kambos beach is near the settlement of Kolofana and is pretty scenic gulf with fine sand and numerous rocks strewn across the sandy expanse. There is also a little nice chapel you can visit which is built right on the edge of the seashore. Facilities for tourists are rare so it is advisable to bring ones own food and drinks.
Mouros beach is an amazing pebble beach beyond everyone’s expectations, situated near the villages of Vroutsi. The waters are crystal clear and you can discover the underwater caves in the far end of the beach by swimming. On top of the mountain beside the parking is a taverna and cafe/bar with fantastic view over the archipelagos.
Agios Ioannis Theologos
Agios Ioannis Theologos is an early Byzantine church dedicated to the John the Evangelist. . It is considered to have been built between the 7th and the 9th century on the site of an ancient temple. The church is a Byzantine Vasiliki dome with a 3-aisled basilic, built in limestone.
It’s situated one and half hour’s walk from Langada in the north part of Amorgos in beautiful surroundings.
According to tradition, the church was built by a captain who made a promise to the saint to save his ship which was sailing in the dangerous sea area in the northeast region of Aegiali.
Agia Trianda Chapel Langada
Agia Trianda Chapel is “hanging on the cliff” only 5 minutes walk from Langada in the north of Amorgos. It was built during the years of piracy and was used as an occasional hiding place for the Aegialis population and overlook the whole valley and bay of Aegiali. The festival for Agia Triada is held 50 days after the Greek Easter celebrations.
The Monastery of Hozoviotissa
The Monastery of Hozoviotissa in Amorgos is the second oldest in Greece built in 1017 and renovated 1088, built by Alexius Comnenus I. It is literally hanging on the cliff side 300 m above the sea. The monastery was created as an ode to the Grace of Panagia, known as the Virgin Mary, which is the patron saint of the island. The icon is carried around to all the villages on the island every year.
Agia Anna Church
Agios Ioannis Chrysostomos
Agios Georgios Valsamitis
Agios Georgios Valsamitis is a beautiful church is located on the right hand side on the road connecting Chora to Kato Meria, surrounded by dense vegetation. It is one of the first churches built in the traditional Byzantic style. It is built on the site of an ancient temple dedicated according to myths to the god Apollon and also used to be an ancient oracle.
Ancient Arkesini is from 4th century BC. The tower of Agia Triada is the most important ancient monument on Amorgos. Even though the tower is half ruined it still dominates the plain standing beside the church with the same name. It is built from four large cornered blocks and protected the large rural population and the fertile expanses of the area.
The Ancient site of Minoa, at Moundoulia Hill, above the port of Katapola. It was one of the most important centers of human life and activity on the island throughout prehistoric times and was originally the summer residence of Cretan king Minos.
Enormous excavation project reveals evidence that the whole site of ancient Minoa was constantly populated at a high cultural level from the 10th century B.C. to the 4th century A.D.
The Archaeological Museum
The Archaeological Museum is located in Chora and housed in a traditional old mansion known as Sala tou Gavra (“Hall of Gavras”). The museum contains some interesting pieces excavated on the island including remnants of the Minoan civilisation which existed here more than 4000 years ago. On the ground floor there are architectural finds from the Hellenistic, Roman and Early Christian periods plus marbles of Cycladic culture.
Ecclesiastical Museum of Agios Anargiron
Ecclesiastical Museum – Monastery of Hozoviotissa
Ecclesiastical Museum – Monastery of Hozoviotissa the collection of heir looms from the monastery of the Virgin Mary of Hosoviotissas contains wonderful examples of Byzantine ecclesiastical art. They include icons, liturgical items and vestments, wooden crosses, Gospels, communion cups and many everyday objects. There is also the famous collection of manuscripts, numbering in their hundreds, which date from the 10th to the 18th century.