Amorgos Aegiali

Information about Aegiali

Aegiali Village Amorgos: The picturesque and popular Aegiali is located northeast of Amorgos. This is the second largest port of the island, after the port of Katapola. Aegiali is found within a distance of 15 km north east of Chora and it is known as the nightlife spot of Amorgos.

The village is concentrated around the bay and it is the starting point for numerous hiking trails. It has a permanent population of 430 inhabitants who are mainly involved with fishing and tourism. During the last years, Aegiali has become popular among tourists for the tourism facilities and the long beach.

According to archeological excavations, Aegiali had already been inhabited since the ancient times. The port of Aegiali is occupied with numerous fish boats, and some of the best taverns and cafeterias are found there. Aegiali is surrounded by picturesque small villages, such as Tholaria, Lagada and Potamos built amphitheatrically on the slopes of Mount Kirkellos at an altitude of 823 meters, overlooking the bay.

The paved streets, the whitewashed houses and the surrounding landscape of the villages captivate tourists with their authentic traditional atmosphere. Aegiali boasts beautiful tourist facilities that satisfy all tastes and budgets. The locals are very friendly and hospitable. There is a splendid bay with crystal waters and soft sand.

Things To See And Do In Aegialis

Map Of Aegialis, Amorgos

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Reviews of Aegialis, Amorgos

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haratr 08 May 2009
Fishing boats with full nets
Amorgos was exactly what we needed for our vacations: peaceful, nice and quiet. Most of all beaches, I liked Aegiali. This is a small village at the northern side of the island with a quiet cozy beaches. You will love the taverns and the meals in Aegiali and you will see many fishing boats to come with their nets full of fish and lobsters. Aegiali is also a nice location to stay because it is one of the two ports of Amorgos. The only problem is that there are not many hotels in Amorgos and you will have difficulty to book a room, so do it early. A rented scooter will make things easier for transportations. Local bus is horrible and totally untrustful. With a scooter, you can go to the Monastery of Hozoviotissa and Chora. Wear a dress in Hozoviotissa because the monks are strict with the dressing code.

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