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As soon as we walked thru the door, peace swept over us. The courtyard is magical with vibrant flowers and towering palms. You can feel an air of love as you explore the outside of the church. The most impressive thing for us was the...More
A delight to visit this peaceful monastery/nunnery. The church is packed with icons and atmosphere; and surrounded by the small rooms occupied by nuns. The sacred Myrtle tree is hung with prayerful symbols. Beyond the walls a landscape of gorges and olive trees, small farms...More
Thought to be the oldest monastery in Crete in a location surrounded by beautiful scenery we felt that this monastery had a very special atmosphere with a real sense of community. There is a real sense of peace and tranquility that is hard to put...More
getting here was a bit of drive... not in length but in windy roads...AND Totally worth it!! i have read about this monastery and the Miracle tree for 3 years and really wanted to see this... it was worth every bit of time finding it...Plus...More