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Nikos Goumenakis, Greece
We spent 4 unforgettable days in this hotel during YPERIA 2013, 8-12 May. The management and personnel of the Hotel, the amenities, the marvelous view and the d...

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Aegialis Hotel & Spa
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MUST BE SEEN

AEGIALI VILLAGES :
Access by car : 5 mn
Aegiali bay is surrounded by three traditional and authentic villages: Lagada, Tholaria and Potamos. All of them are accessible by feet from Aegialis and offer incredible view. Still preserved you can discover the typical greek cycladic architecture with it’s small streets and white houses but also the traditional "kafeneio".

CHORA & THE ARCHEOLOGICAL MUSEUM :
Access by car : 25 mn
Capital of the island, Chora is a medieval town organized around an impressive rock on top of which are the ruins of a venetian castle. With its byzantine and early christian churches, its windmills, its traditional houses, its narrow and paved streets, Chora reminds of a labyrinth and has a particular atmosphere. Located in a beautiful 17th century patrician house the archeological museum presents a collection of various finds made in the island mostly from the Bronze Age and classical period. 

KATO MERIA:
Access by car : 50 mn
Fascinating and beautifulthe area of Kato Meria is located about 15 km south of ChoraIts white villages and beautiful scenery are nestled in green valleys. This part of the island is still very isolated and is wonderful for hiking. All the tiny villages there such as Vroutsi, KamariArkesini and Kolofana have only a few houses, a small kafeneio and an inevitable tavern.
 

LEVROSOS & PSILI AMMOS:
Access by car: 5mn 
One after the other these small beaches are ones of the most beautiful and quiet beaches. Easy to access, Levrosos is a sandy beach with very clear water surrounded by lushgreen gardens. Right after Levrossos you'll discover Psili Ammos a wilder and smaller sandy beach that can be accessed either by feet or by boat.

AGIOS PAVLOS & NIKOURIA:
Access by car: 15mn 
In front of the beach of Agios Pavlos and its pointing finger into the sea, Nikouria is an deserted island with 3 sandy beaches uncrowded. With clear water and an attractive underwater world Nikouria and Agios Pavlos beach invite you for snorkeling.

MOUROS:
Access by car: 50mn 
With its deep blue hue and very clean water, Mouros is one of the most popular beach of Amorgos. Partly rocky Mouros has two underwater caves which can be reach by swimming and snorkeling.

KALOTARITISSA & GRAMBOUSA:
Access by car: 1h10mn 
A long picturesque and sheltered beach with fine sand. The sparkling aquatic scenery is surrounded by a small port for the local fishing boats that add to the tranquility feeling. From the port you can reach Grambousa, a deserted island. The beaches there are good for snorkeling and have crystal clear water.

CHOZOVIOTISSA MONASTERY:
Access by car : 35 mn
Built 1000 years ago into the face of a cliff, 300m above the sea level, Chozoviotissa Monastery provides a breathtaking view on the blue sparkling waters of the Aegean Sea. Founded in 1088 by the byzantin emperor Alexus Comnenus I, its purpose was to house an icone of Panaghia Chozoviotissa believed to have arrived on an unmanned boat from Palestine. Considered as one of the most impressive byzantine monastery in Greece, Chozoviotissa Monastery is the pride of Amorgos. 

AGIOS VALSAMITIS:
Access by car : 35 mn
Built in the 17th century on a oldest church from the 9th century, t
he Post Byzantine monastery of Agios Valsamitis is a dependency of Hozoviotissa Monastery. At about 4km from Chora, on the way to Kato Meria, this monastery stands on top of a hill, overlooking the valley beneath and the sea. A holy water spring is located on the site and was in pre-Christian times famous for its healing and prophetic properties. Because of that, the church had such an important fame during Ottoman period that sailors were coming from all around the region to see it.

THEOLOGOS:
Access by feet : 1h15mn
Oldest monastery on the island, Aghios Theologos dates back to the 7th century and was built on an ancient temple. In a very unique natural surrounding, this monastery celebrates twice a year ( May 8th & Sept.26th). It is a good opportunity to assist to authentic traditional festivals.The quality of its relics (ancient pieces, byzantine frescoes) and its atmosphere of complete abandonment leave the visitor speecheless.

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