Patmos

Greece

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Cruises to Patmos

Patmos boasts idyllic beaches and swimming coves and enviable historic hilltop mansions, as it is a favorite hideaway for the elite. Though many are drawn to Patmos for its natural beauty and seclusion, the island is also famous for being the site of where the Apostle John is said to have written The Book of Revelations. From visiting the Monastery of the Apocalypse – which includes a chapel over the cave where St. John lived and received his revelation – to sunbathing on pebbled beaches and strolling picturesque villages, exploring Patmos promises to be a relaxing and memorable day in the Mediterranean.

What you NEED TO KNOW

  • Port Name & Location
    Port of Patmos.
  • Time Zone
    Eastern European Summer Time (EEST) UTC/GMT+3
  • Language
    The local language spoken in Patmos is Greek.
  • Currency & Shopping
    In Patmos, the local currency used is the Euro. The charming village of Chora boasts art galleries, elegant boutiques and cafes to explore while you stroll its picturesque streets.
    • Famous For
      Patmos is thought to be the site where St. John had his revelation in a cave, which led him to write the Bible’s Book of Revelation. Thousands of pilgrims journey here every year to visit the cave.
    • Important
      Patmos is thought to be the site where St. John had his revelation in a cave, which led him to write the Bible’s Book of Revelation. Thousands of pilgrims journey here every year to visit the cave.
    • Fun Fact #1
      The Greek Parliament designated Patmos in 1981 as a “Holy Island.” Two other centuries-old monasteries are situated on the small island, in addition to the Monastery of the Apocalypse.
    • Fun Fact #2
      Psili Ammos Beach could be considered the island’s most secluded beach since it’s only reached by either boat or a half-hour hike over a rocky hillside – ideal for adventurers seeking some tranquility.

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