Discover Patmos


Things to do in Patmos

So much to see and do

There’s a lot of things to do in Patmos, and part of the fun of a holiday is discovering your own favourite spots for yourself. Here’s a selection of some of our top tips for the best things to do in Patmos.


Attractions to visit in Patmos

  • The Monastery of Saint John the Theologian that dominates the highest point of Chora is a living cultural monument
  • The Museum of the Monastery of Saint John the Theologian 
  • The Holy Cave of the Apocalypse where Saint John the Evangelist wrote the prophetic book of Revelation in 95 A.D.


Where to eat in Patmos

  • At Benetos in Sapsila for gourmet cuisine and trendy cocktails
  • At Giagos in the Chora for grilled octopus and socializing
  • At Tzivaeri in Skala for delicious Greek-Cretan cuisine
  • At Astivi late at night for pizza and drinks
  • At the taverna at Lambi beach for fresh fish by the sea 


Events in Patmos

  • The famous International Film Festival of Patmos (IFFP) has been established for many years and hosts many successful events.
  • Parties of George Place and Agriolivado in August promises all night long dancing on the beach.


Patmos Day Trips you have to take

  • A full day boat trip to enjoy Psili Ammos beach and food at the local taverna there.
  • Don’t miss a visit by boat or yacht to the islands of Marathi, Aspronisi and Tiganakia, Arkioi. They have the most beautiful water in the Mediterranean!