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Exploring Amorgos: Trekking Greece between Nature, Cuisine and Traditions

The Greek island of Amorgos, nestled in the southern Aegean Sea, is a little-known jewel among the Cyclades. However, for adventure and nature lovers, it offers a wealth of unforgettable experiences, with trekking as a prime way to discover its hidden treasures. In this article, we will explore the reasons why Amorgos is a must-see destination for trekking enthusiasts, taking a closer look at its traveling crossing , its delicious cuisine, its rich traditions, the picturesque villages and the majestic monastery that dominates the landscape.


La Traversata Itinerante di Amorgos

One of the best trekking experiences in Amorgos is its touring crossing . This route offers a comprehensive overview of the island, taking visitors through breathtaking landscape, including wild mountains, verdant valleys and secluded beaches . The route is well signposted and can be divided into daily stages, allowing trekkers to explore the island at their own pace.

Claudia, your excursion guide, a profound lover of Greece, will convey all the passion possible to you.


Cuisine and Traditions

We love T´Apanemo, for the hospitality! But we could name 10 more taverns that welcome you warmly!

During the crossing, walkers will have the opportunity to experience delicious local cuisine and immerse themselves in the island's traditions. Amorgos cuisine is simple but tasty, with an emphasis on fresh, local ingredients. Traditional dishes include freshly caught fish specialities, such as the famous octopus salad and marinated fish souvlaki. Taverns along the route also offer delicious local cheeses, olives, freshly baked bread and traditional desserts such as baklava.


The traditions of Amorgos are deeply rooted in the daily life of the island . During the trek, visitors may come across village festivals, religious celebrations and encounters with locals, who are known for their warm hospitality and their connection to the island's culture and history.


Enchanting villages

During the crossing, trekkers will have the opportunity to visit some of the picturesque villages of Amorgos, each with its own unique charm. Chora , the island's capital, enchants visitors with its narrow cobbled streets, whitewashed houses and flower-filled balconies. Tholaria , located on the mountain slopes, offers spectacular sea views and a peaceful traditional atmosphere. Lagada , with its blue and white houses climbing the hill, is a postcard image of Greek hospitality.


The Monastery of Panagia Chozoviotissa: unmissable!

One of the highlights of the traveling crossing is the visit to the monastery of Panagia Chozoviotissa. Situated on a cliff overlooking the sea, this 14th-century monastery is an architectural masterpiece and offers breathtaking views of the coast and the crystal-clear waters of the Aegean. Trekkers can explore the frescoed chapels, admire sacred icons and immerse themselves in the island's spirituality and history.

In conclusion, Amorgos is much more than just a tourist destination; it is a paradise for trekking lovers who wish to discover the wild and authentic beauty of the Cyclades. With its itinerant crossing, its delicious cuisine, its rich traditions, its charming villages and the majestic monastery that dominates the landscape, Amorgos promises an unforgettable experience for those who dare to explore it.

The "Lasca la Randa" stages add an additional level of adventure and discovery to the trekking experience in Amorgos, allowing the walkers in the group to fully immerse themselves in the beauty and authenticity of the Greek Cycladic island.

Claudia, your excursion guide, a profound lover of Greece, will convey all the passion possible to you.


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