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Beautiful monastery in a peaceful setting. Obviously a cared for place with lots of plants in pots. Don't miss the Adam and Eve fountain where you can fill your water bottles with sweet spring water. Definitely worth a visit but not a detour.
Vrontisi Monastery, located northwest of Zaros, is one of the most renowned and important monasteries on Crete, serving as a noteworthy centre for letters and arts during the Cretan Renaissance and the scholars, artists and venerable monks of Vrontisi Monastery sealed the era with their...More
had a look at a crete monastery as part a coach trip visiting a few places . worth a visit, prices to get in are ok and is very clean . just worth going if you are wanting a change of scenery as its out...More
We visited the monastery by accident as we saw it signposted when we were out in our hire car. 2 adults, 2 pensioners and an 8 year old. Lovely place. Lots to read up on about the lives of the monks and nuns in years...More
Visited the Monastery as part of the Crete highlights tour, but probably would not have visited it by myself. Interesting in the sense that it has no walls, and it is a very pretty area, but paid 2 euro to stand in the Church and...More
Beautiful place,beautiful views. Very peaceful and serene and atmospheric. However don't try to take pictures inside the actual chapel as there is a small Nun who will remind you very forcefully that that is forbidden. Worth the visit.
this monastery was included in a Highlights of Crete day tour and we were not aware we were visiting it, however it is a beautiful site with 3 or 4 different buildings, one church and a museum. the monk who took our money didnt seem...More