Travel to Amorgos

Amorgos island has plenty of hidden gems to explore, and it will be great if you could experience its beauty during various periods of the year.

Summer is undoubtedly the most popular season to travel to Amorgos. The crystal clear waters and the sunbathed whitewashed villages create a magical scenery. However, both Spring and Autumn are great due to the changes of nature and the serenity of the island. Winter is a great time to experience the authentic life of the locals – the tough but also insightful period of living in a small Greek island.

One may visit Amorgos by sea, with a ferry to either Katapola or Aegiali. It is strongly suggested to book your ferry tickets to Amorgos in advance, because especially during summer time it is quite difficult to find sea tickets. The best way to reach the island from abroad, due to the fact that you cannot fly to Amorgos, is to get your air tickets to Athens or a nearby island and from there get a ferry to Amorgos.

Ferry Tickets to Amorgos

You can reach Amorgos by ferry, to one of the two ports of the island. The main port is Katapola, while there are also ferries to Aegiali. Amorgos is connected by boat to Piraeus (the port near Athens), Astypalea, Donousa, Folegandros, Irakilia, Ios, Kimolos, Koufonisi, Kos, Milos, Mykonos, Naxos, Paros, Rhodes, Santorini, Sikinos, Sifnos, Syros and Schinousa.

It is recommended to book your ferry ticket to Amorgos in advance so as to avoid the massive last-minute demand for ferry tickets.

Air Tickets to Greece

Amorgos doesn’t have an airport. So, in order to reach the island from abroad you will need to fly to Athens or a nearby island such as Mykonos, Naxos or Santorini and then get the ferry from one of these islands to Katapola or Aegiali.

It is strongly suggested to book your air tickets to Athens or the islands in advance so as to find the best rates for your trip to Greece.

Sail to Amorgos

If you love sailing to the Greek islands, then the option to sail to Amorgos is a must. Get in touch with a specialized sailing company and arrange your trip to the Greek islands and of course Amorgos. Since, safety comes always first make sure to be safe in the boat and of course not to litter the sea and the beautiful landscapes that you will visit.

Travel to Amorgos

Which is the best place to stay in Amorgos?

If you like to be close to bars and tavernas choose Katapola or Aegiali. If you need something more traditional choose Chora. Tholaria and Lagada are great for views and serenity. Choose a seaside resort if you prefer to spend your day by the sea. Check all the hotel suggestions on Amorgos Hotels page.

When is the best time to visit Amorgos?

Summer is definitely the most vibrant time and the period when you can absorb the most of the sun and enjoy the beaches and feasts! However, both Spring and Autumn are serene and beautiful, watching the changes of the nature and taking advantage of the lack of crowds and the better rates in the hotels. Winter is a great option to explore the authentic life of the locals, but the accommodation options are limited.

How can I travel to Amorgos?

Amorgos doesn’t have an airport, but it is connected with a lot of nearby islands as well as the port of Piraeus. To reach Amorgos from abroad buy your air-tickets to Athens or one of the bigger nearby islands (Mykonos, Naxos or Santorini) and then get ferry tickets from there to Amorgos.

What should I eat and drink in Amorgos?

Due to the quality of the local ingredients, the taste of the food that you will eat in the local tavernas will be great. In Amorgos you will taste all the classic Greek recipes and products, but you must also taste the typical Amorgian food and drinks. Try the Amorgiani Salad, Patatato, Xerotigana and Raki Psimeni.