Yacht Charter in Patmos

Patmos is a small Greek island in the Aegean Sea. One of the northernmost islands of the Dodecanese complex, it has a population of 2,998. The highest point is Profitis Ilias, 269 metres (883 ft) above sea level. Yacht rental.  The Municipality of Patmos, which includes the offshore islands of Arkoi (pop. 44), Marathos (pop. 5), and several uninhabited isletsIt is part of the Kalymnos regional unit. Yacht charter.

Patmos’ main communities are Chora (the capital city), and Skala, the only commercial port. The churches and communities on Patmos are of the Eastern Orthodox tradition. In 1999, the island’s historic center Chora, along with the Monastery of Saint John the Theologian and the Cave of the Apocalypse, were declared World Heritage Sites by UNESCO.

Patmos is mentioned in the Bible Book of Revelation. The book’s introduction states that its author, John, was on Patmos when he was given (and recorded) a vision from Jesus. Early Christian tradition identified this writer John of Patmos as John the Apostle, though some modern scholars are uncertain. As such, Patmos is a destination for Christian pilgrimage. Visitors can see the cave where John is said to have received his Revelation (the Cave of the Apocalypse), and several monasteries on the island are dedicated to Saint John. Yacht charter.

Forbes in a 2009 research has named Patmos as Europe’s Most Idyllic Place to live, due to the fact that “Patmos has evolved over the centuries but has not lost its air of quiet tranquillity, which is one reason why people that know it return again and again.”  Yacht charter.

Marina of Patmos – Yacht charter

On Patmos Island there is an excellent new Marina in the bay of Skala where you can moor your boat. It is located on the right side of the bay opposite the Port. Yacht rental. There are convenient moorings in various bays around the island, but the new Marina in the bay of Skala is the best place for your boat. Yacht charter.

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