All 8 Amorgos Sightseeing
Here are all the Amorgos sightseeing that we suggest. Have a look on various attractions that you can see during your visit in Amorgos, such as churches, monasteries, museums, castles and other sights.
All sightseeing in Amorgos
On the way from Chora to Kamari, there is a small church dedicated to Agios Georgios Valsamitis. This church was built in the 18th century and it is a dependency of Hozoviotissa Monastery. The location gives nice view to the sea.
The Archaeological Collection of Amorgos is housed in Gavras Tower, one of the few Venetian towers that have survived on the island. It includes findings from excavation sites on Amorgos, such as Prehistoric tools, marble sculptures, remains of ancient temples and others.
The small chapel of Agia Anna is built on a rock by the sea. It is located in Agia Anna beach and distinguishes for its pure traditional style.
Gavras Tower is an important Venetian remain in Chora, close to the Castle. It was probably built in the 16th century and today it hosts the Archaeological Collection of Amorgos.
Archaeological excavations have revealed the ruins of an ancient Minoan civilization. There is a sanctuary, ruins from ancient walls and some buildings.
About 1 hour hike from Lagada, the Monastery of Agios Ioannis Theologos charms visitors with the sense of isolation and the beautiful natural surroundings. Dating from the 7th century AD, this is the oldest monastery on the island.
This impressive Monastery was built in the 11th century and it is dedicated to the Virgin Mary. It is the trademark of Amorgos island. Built entirely on the slopes of a rock, this monastery gives amazing view to the sea. A trekking path leads to the nice beach of Agia Anna.
The Venetian Castle on the rock above Chora was built in the Medieval times. Its location is impressive and gives amazing view to the sea. A few old and interesting churches are preserved within the castle walls.
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