Deep Blue, Amorgos island
Amorgos, one of the most beautiful islands in Cyclades, 6000 years ago it was an important centre for the Cycladic and Mycenaean civilizations. This rocky island with the breathtaking view in the Aegean Sea, the beautiful beaches with the crystal clear waters and the extensive archaeological sites, among them, the three ancient cities of Arkesini, Aegiali and Minoa, makes someone easily understand why the famous film “Big Blue” was made in Amorgos.
Day : 1 - Piraeus – Aegiali
In the afternoon meet at the port of Piraeus and board our ferry to Amorgos Island which is at 136 n.m. off the coast of Piraeus to the southeastern Cyclades. Arrive to Aegiali early morning and transfer to our hotel.
Day : 2 - Aegiali (Lagada, Madona Epanochoriani, Tholaria, Ancient Aegiali, Potamos)
Noon time depart to Loza in Lagada. We then visit Panagia Epanochoriani, famous its religious feast held each August 15th, and continue to Tholaria, a beautiful village panoramically built at the foot of Mount Troulos. Our last stop is at the beautiful village Potamos which the small narrow streets look like they made to puzzle the pirates.
Day : 3 - Aegiali (Asfodylitis, Chora, Minoa, Katapola, Chozoviotissa Monastery, Agia Anna)
Morning visit to Asfodylitis, traditional agricultural settlement deserted village. Next stop is at the capital of the island, Chora, located high up in the mountains to see the archaeological museum, the 13th century Castle and the church of Agios Fanourios, which is the smallest in Greece where 3 people can only be inside! Continue to Katapola bay which forms one of the biggest natural harbors in the Aegean and to the ancient capital of the island Minoa to see the Acropolis and the Gymnasium. In the afternoon visit at Panagia Chozoviotissa monastery a religious unique architecture example of Greece. Built at 300m above sea level it is 40m long, 5m wide which the 8 floors are almost never meet. Our day closes to the beach of Agia Anna which became world famous due to the film “Deep Blue”.
Day : 4 - Aegiali (Ag.Georgios Valsamitis, Arkesini, Mouros, Ag.Paraskevi, Kalotaritisa)
Leave to Agios Georgios Valsamitis renowned for its holy water source, since Ottoman occupation period. We then head to Arkesini and the unique beach of Mouros to enjoy a breathtaking view to the sea. Passing towards Agia Paraskevi, arrive to Kalotaritisa the southernmost part of the island, from where small boats go to the beautiful Gramvousa island with the white sand and the emerald green and blue waters.
Day : 5 - Aegiali – Katapola – Piraeus
Lots have fallen in love with Amorgos for various reasons: artists, explorers, swimmers & divers, who are interested in body & soul balance, and many many more. Early morning leave to Katapola and board our ship to Piraeus. Arrive late afternoon.
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5 days / 4 nights in Aegiali
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- Panagia Epanochoriani
- Ancient Aegiali
- Chozoviotissa Monastery
- Agia Anna
- Ancient Minoa