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Amorgos, Greece

From series “The Most Magical and Picturesque Cities in the World”
The Greek island of Amorgos is located not far from the more famous island of Santorini and has started to attract the tourists relatively recently. In addition to the enchanting beaches of unspoiled nature, the island is characterized by a unique architecture. Its streets are made of incredibly beautiful houses with snow-white walls. Wooden windows and doors are painted differently. Different plants and flowers that locals breed in pots give the urban streets even more magic look.

Amorgos, Greece At present, the island’s population is about 2000 people. in addition to the fabulously beautiful old streets, you can see many unique historical sites and archaeological artifacts on its territory. One of the most interesting objects on the island are the ruins of Egiale. Here, archaeologists have discovered interesting inscriptions. They are dated 3 - 2 centuries BC and narrate that pirates came repeatedly to the island, took values from local residents ​​and even took prisoners.

On the territory of the island there is an interesting Archaeological Museum, its location is a beautiful Venetian tower. Here, unique artifacts, found during the exploration of various areas of the island are presented. No less interesting object is the Monastery of the Virgin, which is located in the north-eastern part of the capital. It was founded in the 11th century. The monastery is located in a very inaccessible area - on the top of a cliff. Today, in the walls of the monastery valuable relics are kept, the age of some of them is more than 700 years. Next - Valparaiso

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Useful staff nearby

ATM bankomat: 'Efg EuroBank Ergasias' located in 12 km ( check the route on the map).
Car rental office: 'Santorini car rentals' is located in 12 km ( on the map).
Fuel station: 'Anonima Pratiria' in 12 km
Supermarket: 'Market Louis' in 12 km
Apotheek: 'Pharmacy Irini Maria Lignou' in 12 km
Police station: 'Astinomiko Tmima' in 13 km
Cafe/restaurant: 'Rocabella Santorini Hotel & Spa' in 11 km

Nearest airports:
 »  Thira Airport JTR - in 12 km
 »  Paros National Airport PAS - in 67 km
 »  Astypalaia Airport JTY - in 74 km
 »  Milos Island National Airport MLO - in 97 km
 »  Mykonos Airport JMK - in 105 km
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Best hotels near Amorgos

Karterados Beach Apartments

Located in 10 km from Amorgos
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Rooms: 5
All the studios and apartments offer a well-equipped kitchen with electric kettle, fridge, toaster and oven. Air conditioning, a safe and flat-screen … More: photo, rates and booking
Santorini Renaissance

Located in 11 km from Amorgos
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Rooms: 3
The well-appointed maisonettes feature a fully equipped kitchen with fridge and microwave oven. Bathrooms have marble floors and offer hydromassage. … More: photo, rates and booking
Villa Romantic

Located in 12 km from Amorgos
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Rooms: 11
Villa Romantic offers rooms with air conditioning and views from the private balconies or access to the courtyard. Each of the rooms features a … More: photo, rates and booking
Hotel Villa Renos

Located in 13 km from Amorgos
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Rooms: 7
All rooms at the Hotel Villa Renos feature air conditioning, flat-screen satellite TV and coffee machine. Each has a private bathroom with … More: photo, rates and booking

Nearest unique sightseeing spots to visit

13 km - Santorini
Santorini, a Greece island, is familiar to lovers of beach holidays. This island in the Aegean Sea attracts not only with its charming beaches but also with modern hotels and the unique architecture. The main landmark of the island is the tiny white houses with wooden …
Santorini Volcano
16 km - Santorini Volcano
Located on the Greek island of the same name, Santorini is one of the oldest and most powerful volcanoes of our planet. According to the researchers, it could cause the disappearance of the Minoan civilization. As scientists suggest, its most powerful eruption happened …
Mausoleum at Halicarnassus
178 km - Mausoleum at Halicarnassus
The Mausoleum at Halicarnassus is the fifth wonder of the world. Its history is closely linked with the history of the temple of Artemis at Ephesus. It was built simultaneously with the second temple of Artemis, which was being rapidly restored after the fire. The …
Dimitros-P Wrecks
202 km - Dimitros-P Wrecks
The old 35 meters long rust ship "Dimitros-P Wrecks" has placed not far from the port area of Imeri Gramvousa island. According to the official returns, in January 1968 this huge ship loaded with cement went from Halkida to North America. When the ship was coming near …
Balos Beach
213 km - Balos Beach
The favorite vacation spot among fans of beach activities in Greece is the island of Crete. Here, you can find the world-famous beach of Balos. This fabulous stretch of coast is characterized by unique landscapes. White sand with lots of multi-colored stones covers the …
Elafonissi Beach
225 km - Elafonissi Beach
In search of the most romantic beach of Greece you should go to the island of Crete, near the coast of which is a miniature island of Elafonisi. It is on its territory that the eponymous beach is located. It is among the most romantic beaches of the country. Elafonisi …

Top destination around Amorgos - Santorini

Santorini features incredibly beautiful exotic beaches, each of which is unique and attractive. Akrotiri-Red Beach located next to the cape with a same name is a local attraction. The beach is covered with black volcanic sand and surrounded by amazingly beautiful rocks of saturated scarlet; the color is due to hardened lava. This exotic beach is very popular among tourists; there are several popular hotels and restaurants next to it. Travelers can enjoy boat trips, as everyone can rent a boat and head to one of the nearby beaches.

Kamari Beach stands out among prestigious holiday destinations. This stretch of coast is also covered with volcanic black sand. The beach begins immediately behind Mesa Vouno standing out of the sea. Many travelers prefer visiting the beach in the evening, as after dark the rock is illuminated by great artistic lighting. At the daytime, there is always very appealing lively atmosphere at the beach; it is well equipped and can boast several popular taverns. Tourists who wish to stay in this beautiful place for a few days will enjoy a decent selection of local hotels and inns.
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