AmorgosA multi sung island with special tourist fix. But what makes it special is the combination of poetic lyrics and musical and dance-expression of its inhabitants. Amorgos, located between the islands of Naxos and Astypalea and the imaginary line joining Piraeus to the Dodecanese. It got its name from the plant Amorgion, a kind of flax. It has two natural harbors, Katapola and Aigiali associated with regular intercourse with Piraeus and Rafina and other islands. . The people involved in traditional agriculture, livestock and fisheries and of course that can modulate the tourist development
Amorgos is ideal for hiking - walking tourism and simultaneous exploration of the rocks. All mountains of Amorgos are rocky, steep and treeless. Due to the excessive momentum rain water, the island has large and impetuous torrents . Because of the morphology of the island formed many coves and natural bays. There are also natural sources ,.
In a rugged landscape of incredible beauty and wildness, people loyal defeated the weaknesses and managed what today seems like a small miracle. Built on cliffs hanging in limbo as if caught by the invisible hand of God. The monastery was built in 1088 and renovated by the Byzantine emperor Alexius Comnenus and celebrated November 21. Extremely points of interest is the discovery of Amorgos not only during the summer months but also Easter or September . Reference point for visitors of Amorgos , is the monastery of Hozoviotissa . 300 steps divide the current visitor from the entrance of the monastery .
The attractions of the island : Towers - depending on the period , churches , villages , archaeological sites in conjunction with the special hospitality of the people suggest a wider dynamic boom of tourism on the island