Profitis Elias

From the 700 meter summit you have a magnificent view over the whole island. In clear weather (not very often) you can see the islands Astypalea, Anafi, Santorani, Ios, Iraklia, Schinoussa, Sifnos, Keros, Koufonisia, Antikeri, Naxos, Antiparos, Makares, Donoussa, and … Continue reading

Kato Lakkos

Α medieval cistern, which supplied the population with water and whose initial use corresponded with the first organized habitation of Hora in the early Byzantine era. Today’s cavy form, was taken during the Venetian era.


On rock, the highest point in the middle of the village of Chora, the Castle of the 13th century was built to tackle the pirates. At the entrance, you can see the chapel of Agios Georgios. During the Venetian rule … Continue reading

Pirgos Gavra

The Tower of Gavras is located near the central square of Chora, “Loza”. it was built in the 16th century during the Venetian period (1207 – 1537). It consists of two floors, the “upper floor” where there is a “hall … Continue reading


The monastery of Panagia Chozoviotissa is the most interesting sight of the island and one of the most important Greek monasteries. It is a living museum of Byzantine period and the periods of Venetian and Turkish rule. It is founded … Continue reading


The hill of Mountoulia overlooking the harbor of Katapola. On the hill are the ruins of ancient Minoa, one of the three ancient cities of Amorgos, other are the ancient Aegiali and Arkesini . The name of the ancient city … Continue reading


Besides the monastery the other feature of ‘The Big Blue’ movie is the wreck of the Olympia. It is near KalotarĂ­tissa beach.