Maltas Beach


Beautiful, sheltered sandy cove at the north of the island, reachable either by boat or via a two-hour hike from Hora.

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2. Moni Zoödohou Pigis

2.95 MILES

A flight of whitewashed steps leads to the fortified monastery of Moni Zoödohou Pigis, high above the Kastro. Originally built as a women’s monastery in…

3. Kastro

3.26 MILES

A Venetian fortress that stood here in the 13th century gave Kastro its name. Today it is a charming, lived-in place, with winding alleyways between…

4. Horio

3.39 MILES

Just west of Kastro, above steeply terraced fields and reached by a flight of whitewashed steps, is the reclusive, beautiful Horio. Still home to a dozen…

5. Moni Episkopis

5.35 MILES

From the saddle between Kastro and Horio, a surfaced road leads southwest for 5km to Moni Episkopis, under renovation during research time. The remains…

6. Archaeological Museum


This musuem, on the main road that passes by Hora, is a must for those interested in antiquity. It displays a wealth of finds from the early Bronze Age…

7. Panagia Gremiotissa

5.97 MILES

Head up the alleyway behind Sally's Rooftop Garden and then proceed upwards by trial and error, along cracked steps and through ancient archways, and…

8. Skarkos

6.17 MILES

Crowning a low hill just north of Hora, this Early Bronze Age settlement is one of the Aegean's most significant prehistoric sites. There are restored…