Holy Monasteries


Peaceful guardians of faith, history, language and tradition, the monasteries of Greece has provided a lot during the difficult moments of Greek history, functioning as cradles of culture and as rare spiritual centres. Nowadays, in a lot of monasteries they practice and still develop traditional arts, such as embroidery, biological beekeeping and painting of icons, and their products are excellent and help them cover their expenses. The warm hospitality of the monks becomes evident through the time they dedicate to visitors and their treat which consists mainly of coffee and traditional sweets.

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