Patmos is located on the eastern borderline of the Aegean Sea.

Patmos is the northernmost island of the Dodecanese island group and it is known as the island of Saint John the Evangelist.

Its interesting landscape features low barren hills succeeded by small plateaux, while its lacy coastline is deeply intended by tens of promontories forming countless picturesque bays and coves.

With a mostly dry climate, the island is regularly visited by north winds, bathing into the sunrays for 3000 hours out of a year.

Situated at a distance of 158 nautical miles from the mainland port of Piraeus, it covers an area of 34 square kilometres with greatest length of about 25 kilometres.

Old traditions of Patmos as well as historical texts determine the Grotto of the Revelation as the place where the “Revelation” was written by John The Evangelist.

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