AMORGOS is an island of ancient civilization which is located in the middle of the Aegean sea in the eastern Cyclades. Amorgos the island of the Big Blue has inspired a lot of artists all around the world with its pure and dramatic nature, the transparent blue water and the picturesque villages where people still keep alive the old traditions.
The breathtaking scenery are full of beautiful walks, flowers and herbs. Here you will find ancient culture, outdoor recreation and hospitality in a relaxing atmosphere.
Its worthwhile to visit the famous Monastery of Hozoviotissa near Chora, they have now reopened the museum which is very interesting and nicely made. Also the Archaeological Museum in Chora is worth a visit. The museum contains some interesting pieces excavated on the island including remnants of the Minoan civilisation which existed here more than 4000 years ago.
Aegiali the nearast port is just 5 km from our accommodation. Is a charming bay area with a sandy beach and a variety of restaurants, shops and bars. The area also offers you a lot of nice walks and sites. You can for instance visit Theologos an early Byzantine church about 1 ½ hour walk from Langada which is built on the site of an ancient temple in beautiful surroundings or the ancient Vigla in Tholaria.
- Monastery of Hozoviotissa
- Agia Trianda
- Agios Georgios Valsamitis
- Ancient Minoa
- Ancient Arkesini
- Ancient Vigla
- Archaeological Museum
- The shipwreck of the Olympia