Road Trip Tour of Amorgos Island In a Nutshell
Take part in a fascinating road tour of Amorgos island and immerse yourself in the rich historical background of the island. Explore landscapes of extraordinary natural beauty, visit centuries-old monasteries and churches, and mingle with the warm-hearted locals while resting your feet in a traditional coffee shop. Witness the Holy Trinity tower – Agia Triada which is protected by UNESCO, stroll around the picturesque alleys of the Venetian capital Chora and indulge yourself in delicious local specialties served on a terrace of a traditional tavern.
|Start Time||09:30 am|
|Duration||7 hours 30 minutes|
|Rates||2 people: 90€ per person|
Group of 3-6 people: 85€ per person
Group of 7-20 people: 80€ per person
Road Trip Tour of Amorgos Island Itinerary
Meet the island’s jewelry monastery of Hozoviotissa
Start your tour of Amorgos island and take off on an adventurous journey through the historical and cultural greatness of the island. Make your first stop at the remarkable monastery of Panagia Hozoviotissa that is carved literally into a rock 300 meters above sea level. Greet and meet its only inhabitants while enjoying a special treat from the monks.
Visit Agios Georgios Valsamitis church
Continue your journey towards the nearby monastery of Agios Georgios Valsmitis, one of the first monasteries built in a traditional Byzantine style. Chat with the friendly nun sister Mrs. Irene, marvel at the impressive yards filled with roses, and avail yourself of the beautiful surroundings by snapping amazing pictures on Amorgos, Greece.
Discover the well-preserved ancient Agia Triada tower
Make a short stop at a local coffee shop for refreshments and head towards the tower of Agia Triada. Set your eyes on the imposing 4th-century characteristic example of Hellenistic architecture and admire the well-preserved remainings of agricultural installations such as an olive press and a collection channel systems to name a few.
Explore Chora, the capital of Amorgos.
End your tour of Amorgos island in the beautiful capital, Chora, and enjoy strolling around its colorful alleys appreciating the Venetian architecture. Make your final stop at a traditional restaurant feasting on the mouthful dishes of local delicacies.
What to Expect from Road Trip Tour of Amorgos Island
Join the delightful tour of Amorgos island and dive into the rich historical heritage of the island. Discover the well-preserved remainings of Hellenistic architecture dating back to the 4th century BC, marvel at the sight of the second oldest monastery in Greece, Panagia Hozoviotissa, impressively set in the interior of a mountainside, and visit the impressive Agios Georgios Valsamitis monastery which is believed to be one of the first built in the well known Byzantine style.
Stop for a coffee break at a traditional cafè in Kato Meria and get the opportunity to mingle with locals. Make your way to Chora, the capital of Amorgos, Greece, explore the picturesque streets of the Venetian era, and snap beautiful pictures of yourself, family, or friends in an idyllic colorful background. End your tour of Amorgos island chilling and feasting on local dishes at a terrace of a traditional tavern.