Patmos Sightseeing

Patmos sightseeing
Sightseeing: 15 things to see in Patmos island

Famous for its religious past, Patmos is the island where Saint John the Theologian wrote the Book of Revelation (the Apocalypse). Today, this mountainous island and its small coves attract sun lovers who wish to dive in its crystalline waters.
In this section, you can see the best Patmos Sightseeing but also things to do by location.
You can also view all things to do in Patmos by category: villages, beaches, museums and churches.





Best Sightseeing

Location: Chora
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Constructed on top of a hill above Chora, the Orthodox Monastery of Saint John the Theologian is among the most important religious centres in Greece. It looks like a fortress but inside there is a monastery, built on the site of an ancient temple.


Location: Chora
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Tradition says that in this cave, Apostle John wrote the Book of Revelation, inspired by God. An entire monastery has been built around this cave.


Location: Chora

This museum is located in the Monastery of Saint John the Theologian in Chora Patmos. It is a small museum housing all the treasures of the monastery, including valuable icons, ecclesiastical ornaments, embroideries, superb icons and clothing of priests.


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Arki and Marathi are two remote islands daily connected to Patmos by boat. There have few inhabitants and they are known for their crystal beaches, accessed only on foot.


Best villages

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Location: On the southern side of the island
Description: Chora is a traditional village built on top of a hill, offering great view to the sea. It streches around the monastery and it distinguishes for its elegant architecture.


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Location: In the centre of the island
Description: Skala is the main port and most developed tourist resort on Patmos. It is spread arounbd a bay and its terrain is rather flat.


Best beaches

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Location: 4 km north of Chora
Description: This is the most popular beach on Patmos. Clean and pebbled, the beach of Skala has many tourist facilities around it.

Type: Sandy, Family Friendly, Partly Organized, Harbor

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Location: 8 km north of Chora
Description: This organized beach gets pretty busy in summer. It is located north of Skala, the main port of the island.

Type: Sandy, Family Friendly, Organised

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Location: 9 km north of Chora
Description: The lovely bay of Kampos is situated on the northern side of the island. It has crystal water and part of this beach is organized.

Type: Sandy, Family Friendly, Organised, Water sports

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