Patmos, Greece

Patmos is a small but famous Greek island in the Aegean Sea, one of the northernmost islands of the Dodecanese complex. It has a population of 2,998 and an area of 34.05 km2 (13.15 sq mi). Patmos' main communities are Chora (the capital city), and Skala, the only commercial port. Other settlements are Grikou and Kampos. In 1999, the island's historic center Chora, along with the Monastery of Saint John the Theologian and the Cave of the Apocalypse were declared World Heritage Sites by UNESCO. Patmos is mentioned in the Book of Revelation. Several monasteries on the island are dedicated to Saint John.

How to get there

-From Piraeus to Patmos by boat

The boat leaves 3-5 times a week from Piraeus, Gate E1 (Dodecanese).

The duration of the journey is 7 hours

-From Athens Airport “El. Venizelos” by air

The fastest way to reach Patmos is by air, via Samos, Kos, Leros or Kalymnos. Hellenic Seaways catamarans o

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Northern Sporades, Greece

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