Project Description

Katapola on Amorgos

Katapola is the main port of Amorgos, this beautiful region is divided into three settlements called Katapola, Rachidi, and Xilokeratidi. Along the waterfront, it’s lined with cafes, taverns, and moorings for fishing boats and visiting sailing boats. In the middle of the bay, you have a small sandy beach, you can also walk or take the bath boat to some of the other nice beaches in the area.

On the hill above Katapola are the excavations of the ancient city of Minoa which are of great interest. In the small hamlet of Rachidi, you find the church of Agios Georgios. Xilokeratidi opposite of the port is the most picturesque part of the bay with its pretty narrow streets and its traditional taverns.


  • The main port of Amorgos
  • Inhabitants about 600


Situated in the middle of the island 5 ½ km from Chora and 16 km from the port of  Aegiali.