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What a view!!

Come at sunset. Allow yourself about 30 minutes to climb and be in fair condition. The hike is... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Christina T
Fort Lee, New Jersey
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History, with a stupendous view

The Chryssopigi monastery is run by a single nun (and several cats) who welcomes visitors with a... read more

Reviewed September 7, 2018
Diane S
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“What a view!!”
7 Sep 2018
“History, with a stupendous view”
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Come at sunset. Allow yourself about 30 minutes to climb and be in fair condition. The hike is really worth it. The views are immaculate.

Thank Christina T
Reviewed September 7, 2018

The Chryssopigi monastery is run by a single nun (and several cats) who welcomes visitors with a cool glass of water. Feel free to wander the grounds to the 'museum', a spot commemorating the monastic community's escape. There's a story, which you can pick up...More

Thank Diane S
Reviewed July 19, 2018 via mobile

A must visit in sikinos. Take the bus from alopronoia and enjoy a fabulous sunset !!! .......dont miss it

Thank verokaro
Reviewed July 12, 2018

This is one of those places in Greece that simply should not be missed. You will need to be fairly fit to climb the path, take it slowly and you will be rewarded with the most amazing views. When you get up there, you will...More

Thank griffithcelf
Reviewed June 9, 2018 via mobile

Worth the long climb, especially if the nun is in residence... lovely lady. Great views and fascinating history.

Thank Peter R
Reviewed August 19, 2017 via mobile

In Sikinos we experienced some of the most breathtaking sunsets in various parts of this little, beautiful island and at the Monastery we had one of the very best sunsets. The views from up there are fantastic. You have to walk up some stairs, since...More

Thank Kleio_Nik
Reviewed August 11, 2016 via mobile

Great to visit at sunset to enjoy amazing views of the island. On the way you will find the church dedicated to the poet odisseas elitis.

1  Thank Flyer580274
Reviewed February 9, 2016

Great views after a tiring ascent up on the highest mountain -hill actually- of Sikinos. In the middle of the route you meet Odysseas Elytis’ church, which has been built there upon the great Greek poet’s funding and request, as Sikinos was his favourite island....More

1  Thank serserou
Reviewed August 12, 2015 via mobile

Incredible view, but unfortunately no one was inside to let us in :( Definitely worth the visit, you should try it - especially in the sunset!

1  Thank vaggio_gr
Reviewed July 10, 2015

Before you go dining in the city Kastro it's nice to see the sunset at the old Monastry, a 10 minute walk uphill. It was a women Monastery, before it was a hiding place for the villagers during a pirate attack. Enjoy the nice quiet...More

Thank Bas e
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