Patmos belongs to the Dodecanese islands. It is the island of the Apocalypse, a sacred island, “The Jerusalem of the Aegean”, and has a deep relationship with religion. Mystical experiences await you here in the Dodecanese: In the dark cave where St John the Divine wrote the book of Revelation, the Monastery of St John the Theologian, and the labyrinthine streets of Hora with its aristocratic homes. Discover an island-monument that Unesco has declared a World Heritage Site. High on the hill above Hora, the Monastery of St John the Theologian is an important centre of worship. This monastery, with its significant religious history and imposing architecture, rises grandly over the Aegean and dominates life on Patmos. The monastic community here has existed for over 900 years and the relics, rare documents, icons and other Orthodox treasures in the monastery are invaluable. The activities offered by the island of Patmos vary. The island’s morphology, as well as the different landscapes, are suitable for multiple activities related to local gastronomy, hiking and cultural trails, water sports activities, one-day excursions to explore the island landscape as well as the various cultural festivals that take place throughout the summer. The destination provides a great variety of accommodation, restaurants, café-bars and many more services. Moreover Patmos offers island hopping experience with unforgettable tours in the nearby charming islets of Marathi and Arki.