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May 30, 2015

Agia Anna, Amorgos

Chapel of Agia Anna in AmorgosThe image is copyrighted from the Official Website of Amorgos.

Amorgos boasts a mysterious atmosphere with its whitewashed houses in the labyrinthine alleyways draped in bougainvillea flowers and stunning sunsets. Amorgos was dominated from various conquerors while its strategic geographical position made the island vulnerable from pirate attacks resulting in the desertion of the island. Maybe this is the reason that when you travel to Amorgos, it feels like it has been untouched from the passage of times. An island with a dramatic mountainous morphology, rocky seashores and beautiful coves is rising from the sea in a in an elongated shape reminiscent of a gigantic snake that creates a captivating beauty that will immediately embrace you. Hora is the charming capital of Amorgos and the protagonist of the show of the island, as it is considered to be one of the most beautiful villages of the Cyclades. When the night falls, Hora is invisible from the sea and transforms into a seducing landscape borrowing the magic of the full moon. The wild beauty of Amorgos overlooking the deep blue will enchant you in the sounds of the sea accepting her in order to discover the delighted beauty of hers; winding paths, charming chapels, stone windmills, beautiful villages in a place of a rich history. It is an island that can be discovered in every single journey, as one of the few places that keep alive the local traditions. Ready to unveil Amorgos’ mysteries?


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