The wealth of Religious Monuments and buildings in Eastern Crete are of immense and exceptional interest.

The Monasteries are amazing monuments of architectural and artistic merit and besides  housing woodcarvings and holy scriptures are places that are indissolubly bound to local History and Tradition.The most significant  Monasteries are Toplou Monastery, where there are two museums containing ecclesiastical objects and engravings, Kapsa Monastery, perched  on the Eastern slopes of the craggy rockface of a gorge in the south of the prefecture, Fanomereni Monastery in Pachi Ammos, Cristallenia and Vidianis  monasteries on Lassithi Plateau and Selinari ,Areti, Kremaston, Koufi Petra and St Anthony’s to be found in the outlying districts of Neapolis village.

Duration of trip: 9:00 – 19:30

Excursion price: up to two persons 190€, up to four persons 320€

Includes: Pick up from Hotel, experienced driver, petrol and car insurance, and Traditional Cretan meal with unlimited wine.

Places visited: St Nikolaos, Faneromeni  Monastery, Toplou Monastery, Monastery of the Virgin of Faneromeni.


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