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Lefkada Monastery οf Faneromeni

Tsoukaladhes 31100, Greece
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Really something special,they have their own zoo,many animals..Like paradise..Monastery was verry... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Nenad V
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The monastery and grounds are beautiful with fantastic views. No admission costs and welcoming to... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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Tsoukaladhes 31100, Greece
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Really something special,they have their own zoo,many animals..Like paradise..Monastery was verry nice and the monks are verry hostable and kind..Must visit...

Thank Nenad V
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The monastery and grounds are beautiful with fantastic views. No admission costs and welcoming to visitors. Only downside is the 'dinner lady' cotton robes for the ladies to cover shoulders and knees lol!

1  Thank debbief0x
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Worth to go for visit to this Monastery! You can talk to cypriot Symeon about monastery history very nice icons to see and make photo! Also zoo outside from monastery worth to see it

1  Thank Petros I
Reviewed 12 July 2017

An important religious center and historic site for the island; consisting of a Greek Orthodox Church, monastery garden, museum (with rare Byzantine icons/old holy manuscripts) and a small zoo! The Monastery is located above Lefkada town, easy to find and access/park en-route to Agios Nikita...More

2  Thank PaulGuyTourret
Reviewed 5 July 2017 via mobile

Beautiful monastery, well cured and maintained museum. Nice panoramic view. Easy reachable as it is by the road to Agios Nikita.

1  Thank Rrigail T
Reviewed 2 July 2017

Very calm and beautiful place with a great view over the north part of the island. It has a little zoo, also.

1  Thank Mesageru
Reviewed 24 June 2017

The most important religious centre on the island of Lefkada which was built on the place of the ancient Artemis temple. Greek Orthodox Church which was rebuilt and renovated and a great museum with rare Byzantine icons and old holy manuscripts. Located on the green...More

1  Thank TamaraM22
Reviewed 21 June 2017

The high location of the monastery offers a great view to the Northern part of Lefkada. The church is a typical Greek Orthodox Church with some interesting but rather new icons. The church has been rebuilt several times after fires. The monastery is the only...More

2  Thank Michael A
Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

Was lucky enough to visit the monastery when it opened its doors to the public for the celebration of the resurrection. The monastery was beautiful inside and the views across the bay were breathtakinf

1  Thank SouthportMum123
Reviewed 6 June 2017 via mobile

If you are passing by...stop to see the view from the monastery's garden! It's magnificent! If you are not...don't bother...the view is the main atraction!I don't know the history of this place...You chose!

2  Thank DinuIfrim
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Olivia F
19 March 2017|
Response from pamela r | Reviewed this property |
We went in the morning. Not sure of opening hours. They might close lunchtime then i would think they are open Put your question on tripadviser Lefkada forum you are sure to get a definate answer. Fab views from up there... More