Patmos island, which is also known as the “Island of the apocalypse”, has a strong spiritual character. But it is also one of the most unique Greek islands to visit.Designated as “Holy Island” by the Greek Parliament in 1981 as well as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1999.
Explore beautiful and secluded beaches and her beautiful Chora town. Patmos is well known also for her festivals and feasts that they are a great opportunity for the travelers to get to know her better.
- We suggest to taste their local sweets, such as the “pougia”, which is a sweet made with dough, almond, walnuts, sugar and syrup.
- With a private boat you can explore Arki and Marathi two remote islands ,they have few inhabitants and they are known for their crystal beaches, accessed only on foot.
- Visit the Monastery of Saint John, Constructed on top of a hill above Chora, the Orthodox Monastery of Saint John the Theologian is among the most important religious centers in Greece. It looks like a fortress but inside there is a monastery, built on the site of an ancient temple.
The Cave of Apocalypse
By ferry from Piraeus port 7.30 hours long trip
Best connected with
By airplane to Rhodos and then ferry to Patmos
June to September