Exploring Patmos

So Much to See and Do

Patmos is a treasure trove of enchanting experiences, and part of the joy of being here is discovering your very own favorite spots. Try our selection of top recommendations for the best things to do in Patmos.

  • The Monastery of Saint John the Theologian: Perched at the highest point in Chora, this magnificent monastery is a living cultural monument that commands attention and reverence.
  • The Museum of the Monastery of Saint John the Theologian: Step into the past and immerse yourself in the island’s rich history and heritage.
  • The Holy Cave of the Apocalypse: This sacred cave is where Saint John the Evangelist penned the prophetic book of Revelation in 95 A.D. It’s a place of profound spiritual significance.
  • Benetos in Sapsila: For a gourmet experience and trendy cocktails. It’s a true gem waiting to be discovered.
  • Giagos in the Chora: Famous for its grilled octopus and ideal for socializing. Giagos is a charming spot in the heart of Chora.
  • Tzivaeri in Skala: Indulge in the delicious flavors of Greek-Cretan cuisine.
  • Astivi: Better go late to savor pizza and drinks under the starry Patmos sky.
  • Lambi Beach Taverna: Fresh, mouthwatering fish served next to the sea.
  • International Film Festival of Patmos (IFFP): The renowned IFFP has been a cultural highlight for years, offering a platform for many successful events.
  • George Place and Agriolivado Parties: In August, these iconic parties promise night-long dancing on the beach!
  • Psili Ammos Beach: Embark on a full-day boat trip to enjoy the golden sands of Psili Ammos Beach and savor a delightful meal at the local taverna.
  • Island-Hopping Adventures: Don’t miss the chance to explore the picturesque islands of Marathi, Aspronisi, Tiganakia, and Arkioi by boat or yacht. They offer some of the most pristine waters in the Mediterranean.


A true treasure trove