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mountain top monastery with great views.

The hike up offers great views of the island, the sea and other islands. The monastery itself is... read more

Reviewed 21 October 2018
lorneinvan
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Vancouver, Canada
Beautiful and rewarding hike

We climbed to this monastery in the middle of August and in the middle of the day, so it was really... read more

Reviewed 6 September 2018
Katarzyna G
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21 Oct 2018
“mountain top monastery with great views.”
6 Sep 2018
“Beautiful and rewarding hike”
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Reviewed 21 October 2018

The hike up offers great views of the island, the sea and other islands. The monastery itself is rustic but interesting. Our guide knew where the secret key was and we were able to use the kitchen to have tea

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Reviewed 6 September 2018

We climbed to this monastery in the middle of August and in the middle of the day, so it was really hot. But it was possible because of occasional wind and lots of water. We followed a trail from Apollonia and hardly met anybody on...More

Thank Katarzyna G
Reviewed 23 July 2018

Wonderful hike (takes almost two hours each way) on a maintained path. The views from the church and along the way are wonderful. Come prepared (good shoes, drinking water). There is a big celebration July 19th evening every year (the night before the Feast of...More

1  Thank Xen_Appie
Reviewed 24 September 2017

If you can, head out just before sunrise and take this hike up to the highest point in Sifnos and the Profitis Ilias Monastery. Worth every step (it took us about 1 hour 20 mins with lots of stops for pictures of the growing daylight)....More

3  Thank Kerry C
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