Hiking Tour AW1 Tracing Water

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Amorgos Island

Katapola – reservoir – Valsamitis – Marmara – Botanical Park (circular)

A beautiful walk that will take you through the seasonal creeks around Katapola to the convent of Valsamitis and back to the bay, surrounded by beautiful pastures.


  • Explore the seasonal creeks
  • Visit Agios Georgios Valsamitis
  • Learn about local plants and herbs


We will meet at the bus stop of Katapola, from where we will follow the rural road that runs through the fertile valley of Katapola. We will deviate to the reservoir and after completing a circle around it, we will start ascending next to one of the numerous seasonal creeks of the area. We will pass by some old rural complexes before heading towards the Byzantine convent of Agios Georgios Valsamitis, built upon the ruins of an ancient water oracle. After visiting the convent, we will start our walk back following a circular route. We will pass through water springs and enjoy beautiful views to Naxos and the Small Cyclades Islands before approaching the area of Minoa, one of the most important archaeological sites of Amorgos. Continuing downhill and once we enter Katapola, we will reach our next stop, the botanical park. We will be introduced to the rich local flora in a peaceful space before we finish our walk at the port of Katapola.

  • Number of persons: 2 – 3
  • 65/person
  • Number of persons: 4 – 7
  • 55/person


  • Meeting point
    Katapola, at the bus stop | Click for map
  • Ending point
    Katapola port | Click for map
  • Starting Time
    9:00 am (on hot days, an earlier start may be necessary)
  • Ending Time
    13:00 approx
  • Included
    Walking tour
    Visit to Agios Georgios Valsamitis and the botanical park
  • Not Included
    Water/drinks and/or snacks
    Transfers to/from meeting/ending points
  • Languages
    Greek, English, French, Spanish
    Water (min. 1.5 lt in summer), hat, sunscreen, sturdy shoes, comfortable clothing. A backpack would be convenient.


Hiking Tour AW1 Tracing Water

Hiking Tour AW1 Tracing Water

Start from From 55€ to 65€ /person


    Age Group of participants

    Final Price: 65€ /person

    Final Price: 55€ /person

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