Amorgos, Cyclades Islands, Greece

Amorgos, the easternmost island of the Cyclades Islands in Greece, is the closest to the Dodecanese Island group. The main harbour is Katapola, where you will find the Church of Our Lady Katapoliani, built on the site of a temple of Apollo. Amorgos offers splendid beaches and architectural styling. Egiali is the second port, and is a quaint, beautiful village known for its beautiful sandy beaches. Archeological digs and excavations have uncovered burial tombs that are believed to prove that Amorgos existed during prehistoric times, specifically during the first of the Cycladic Civilization around 2000 to 3200 BC.

Due to its small area, the limited room availability, and the fact that the road network is not yet finished, Amorgos was often neglected by tourists, however, the beautiful beaches and the scenic landscaping of the area has been attracting more tourism each year.

Transport to Amorgos is easy by ferry from Piraeus, Naxos, and Paros. The landscape of Amorgos is much more natural and rough than that found in neighboring islands, but the crystal clear waters are famous throughout the Cyclades, and the hustle and bustle of the larger islands is not found in Amorgos, instead you will be treated with a quiet and serene atmosphere, even during the busy summer season.

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