WALKING TOUR AW1
Valsamitis – Marmara – Katapola garden – Rachidi – Xylokeratidi
From 1 to 7 participants | Level: Easy
This is a beautiful walk that will take you from the wild Southern side of Amorgos to the peaceful bay of Katapola.
Price per adult from: 45.00€*
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We will meet at the parking area of Katapola, from where we will be driven to the Convent of Agios Georgios Valsamitis.
This Byzantine complex lies upon the ruins of an ancient water oracle, dedicated to god Apollon, and Sister Irene, the only nun living there, will welcome us for a visit.
We will then walk down marked path No 6 towards the area of Katapola, passing through water springs and enjoying beautiful views to Naxos and the Small Cyclades Islands. We will pass through the area of Minoa, one of the most important archaeological sites of Amorgos, and we will continue downhill towards the area of Katapola until we reach our next stop, the organic garden.
We will enjoy a light snack before being introduced by the local producer to the garden, its produce and methods of cultivation. We will continue with a short walk through the area of Katapola valley before ending in the picturesque village of Xylokeratidi.
Availability: All year round
Languages: Greek, English, French, Spanish
MEETING POINT: Katapola, at the bus stop
Starting time: 9am
Duration: 5.5 hours
Difficulty level: Easy
Number of participants: 1-7 persons
INCLUDED: Transfer from Katapola to Agios Georgios Valsamitis, walking tour and snack
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Only upon request and depending on weather conditions.
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- enjoy wonderful landscape
- learn about the history of the island
- get in touch with nature