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One of the most historic and gorgeous monasteries I've seen. But staff needs to take an example from the highly organized Arkadi and/or Preveli monasteries. No map, no way of self-guiding yourself through a tour, unless you do your homework before getting here. If you're...More
This monastery is about 20 km East of Sitiea up a hill. It is a really lovely place to take for a walk and sightseeing. You can see a lot of old icons.
Also existing a Souvenir shop and a wineyard on the other side...More
A perfectly Cretan experience, the knowledgeable staff who spoke perfect English was brilliant in explaining the various tastings we had, came away with a beautiful bottle of dessert wine. Well worth a look :)
Travelled here to partake in some wine tasting as we had experienced one of their products back in Australia. Tasting was thorough and the host very knowledgeable - It helped we had the room to ourselves. If you can, pony up the euros for the...More
we took a bus from Sitia. Very easy, but it gave us no choice for the time of return. We had 2 and a half hour, which is much seeing one building. Fortunately the monestry are winemakers, and there is a tasting room approx 200...More
This is a Greek Orthodox monastery and certainly worth a visit. The road to it has been tarred to encourage people to visit. There is a winery associated with it. They produce most of the wine in this area. The price for the wines are...More
We visited the museum of the monastery during a visit in May. The Church was really pretty to look at but it was a very quick and lack luster visit. We were in and out of the museum with in 15 mins. The saving point...More