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Symi island & Panormitis Monastery

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Stop At: Symi Taxi Boat, 85600 Greece

The island of Symi is one of Greece’s best kept secrets, that’s why is the most popular daily excursion. It is adorned with traditional houses and charming neoclassical buildings that feature peaked roofs of red tile and wonderful balconies. Here you can enjoy relaxing walks along the colorful coastline and listening to the sounds of the waves. Monastery of the Archangel Michael Panormitis is a landmark in the early 18th century that overlooks the bay.

Duration: 3 hours

Stop At: Panormitis Monastery, Greece

Monastery of Archangel Michael - Panormitis is a landmark in the early 18th century that overlooks the bay.Situated in the tiny seafront village of Panormitis sits Panormitis Monastery, with a Greek Orthodox Church dedicated to the island's patron saint, Archangel Michael. Monks still inhabit the monastery, and pilgrims from across Greece travel to attend the religious festival held here. Step inside the Venetian-style church to view the ornate gold fixtures and scenes from the Bible adorning the walls in paintings and frescoes. Visit the two on-site museums, one displaying various religious items and the other showcasing folk culture. This area is best reached by boat. Arrange your visit to Panormitis Monastery and discover more family-friendly attractions.

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Reviewed 20 May 2019

The whole days trip was amazing...the boat ride out to Symi was an enjoyable experience...plenty of room on the boat... The only downside was we were there for 5 hours which was a bit too long as there is not really a lot to do...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Sue L
GeorgeI476, Public Relations Manager at Kariba Travel, responded to this reviewResponded 23 May 2019

We are glad that you are so satisfied with your excursion. Thank you very much!

Reviewed 9 May 2019

we traveled from Rhodes to Symi by Ferry, this took about 2 hours we then left the ferry to explore the island which is very beautiful. Lovely scenery and pretty houses on the sides of the mountain, and plenty of shops and restaurants . Afterwards...More

Date of experience: May 2019
GeorgeI476, Public Relations Manager at Kariba Travel, responded to this reviewResponded 12 May 2019

Hello from Kariba Travel ! Its true that Symi is one of the most beautiful islands of Dodecanese islands. As much time as you have, usually is not enough. You visited Symi for 3 1/2 hours & Panormitis for 1 hour as it was the...More

Reviewed 4 May 2019 via mobile

We travelled with Sea Dream on a round trip tour first to Symi where we stayed 3 1/2 hours and then on to Panormitis Monastery for 1 hour. As we approached Symi we were stunned at the beautiful coloured buildings each one more beautiful than...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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