Sights and Sightseeing

Agios Georgios Chapel

The island’s newest church, built in 1985, Agios Georgios is a whitewashed, elongated chapel, with a pretty bell stand in the picturesque settlement of Kalotaritissa.

Church of Agia Sophia

The church of Agia Sophia on Donoussa, is a whitewashed church with a blue dome. The church, atop a hill with a breathtaking view, is located just outside the Merssini settlement.

Church of Panagia - Ai Giannis

The church of Panagia-Ai Giannis on Donoussa, is an uncommon architectural combination of two basilicas under a single bell, dominating a hilltop east of the settlement of Stavros.

Church of Timios Stavros

The church of Timios Stavros on Donoussa, is a frugally designed, whitewashed church, with a blue dome and elaborate bell stand, in the center of the island’s main settlement, Stavros.

Donoussa’s Rocky Islets

Donoussa is surrounded by many uninhabited rocky islets of particular interest. To the east lies Skoulonisi, a triangular shaped islet. Two theories exist in connection with the origins of the islet’s name.


Kalotaritissa is a small, picturesque fishing village at the foot of Mt. Papas, in Donoussa’s northeastern tip.