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Family trip to Amorgos Island with children. Ideas on where to go with your child

Active and curious children who don’t want to spend time at the hotel or on the beach will definitely love Amorgos Island. There are not many water parks and amusement parks on the island. But Amorgos is rich with wild paths, historical and architectural monuments, museums and beautiful beaches with crystal clear water. If your child loves films, be sure to show him places, where the famous Luc Besson «The Big Blue» was filmed.
Amorgos is the easternmost of the Cyclades. This deserted island will appeal to travelers who like to walk in the highlands, as almost all of its territory is a series of hills and lowlands. … Open
If your child likes sandy beaches, you can go to Aegiali Beach. It is well organized and has amazing views, but the beach can’t be called a quiet place because of a great number of people. There is a shade under the trees and shallow water which is perfect for small children. If you want to try snorkelling, try to choose secluded places on the shore. For example, Kalotaritissa Beach. It is a small bay with clear water and fishing boats. One more secluded place is Mikri Vlychada Beach. It is a secluded place with sand, pebbles and nice water. A trip to Gramvousa will please those who want to feel the spirit of adventure. It is one of the two uninhabited islands close to Amorgos. The thing is that you can reach this place only by boat. You can go there from Kalokaritissa beach. Katapola is one of the main Amorgos beaches, you can sunbath and swim here with your child. If the beach is too crowded for your family, you can easily hide at one of the neighbouring bays. Chalara is a beautiful rocky beach with pebbles and crystal clear waters.
In case your child is interested in diving, he will be happy to explore Olympia ship which sank in 1980. The ship anchored near the beach of Kalotaritissa but didn’t hold and the waves threw it on the rocks. It lies near Kalokaritissa beach. Moreover, a teenager can undergo diving training on the island. However, diving is not the only activity on Amorgos. Your child can try waterskiing, surfing, windsurfing, sea kayaking and yachting. Older children can get water bike driving lessons. If you want to spend time together with your child, take him on a fishing trip in the open sea. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
There are many taverns on Amorgos and they are always full of people, despite the fact that Amorgos is not the most popular touristic island in Greece. Taverns are very popular among local … Open
Children of all ages will love the sea excursion around the island. This trip is full of adventures and amazing views. If you have enough time, you can go to nearby islands. Amorgos is a perfect place for walking. You can introduce your child to myths and history of Ancient Greece. There are a lot of observation points on Amorgos, so young photographers can capture amazing local sunrises and sunsets.
Amorgos Be sure to visit Amorgos, the capital of the island. The medieval Cycladic city is rich with ancient houses and churches. The city is a fine example of old Greek architecture. There are the ruins of the fortress on the hill which was built in order to protect the settlement from the pirates. Gavras Tower of Amorgos is a gorgeous 16th-century Venetian building characterized by its remarkable architecture. Monastery of Panagia Hozoviotissa is considered to be one of the most important buildings of the island. It was built in 1088.
Amorgos is filled with relaxed atmosphere. Greeks can be hardly called workaholics. They try to make the most of life and enjoy every moment. It is not customed here to work hard, if a Greek … Open
The tower and the monastery have become museums. The Archaeological Museum is housed in the Tower of Gavras. There are various weapons, costumes, household items and armours in the museum. Ecclesiastical Museum of the Monastery Hozoviotissa is rich with the collection of wonderful examples of Byzantine art and icons. The ancient site of Minoa is located at Katapola port.
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Guide to sightseeing and entertainment for children in Amorgos Island - parks, attractions, museums, zoos, water-parks. All fascinating and educational sites of Amorgos Island, which are must visit and see for your child. Find out the best discovery routes and places for kids (local theaters, exhibitions and museums), where you can spend quality time together. Amorgos Island for families with children.
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