Prophet Elias Monastery

santorini, greece

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Prophet Elias Monastery

santorini, greece

Famous for: Viewpoints, Trekking, Churches, Monuments
Being situated on a mountain, Prophet Elias Monastery offers a bird's eye view of the Santorini Island. Apart from the stunning views, Prophet Elias Monastery also displays ancient items from church and has workshops on shoemaking, winemaking etc. Route to the monastery is ideal for trekking.
About Contact Location
About Contact Location
event_available When to visit: january - december
access_time Timing:
10:00 - 16:00 Everyday
hourglass_empty Duration: 1 hours
account_balance_wallet Entry Fee: € null
info Tips: In the evening of Saturday, do visit the monastery. Celebrations are traditional, and electricity is not being used.
Prophet Elias Monastery has exterior resembling a fortress and has a bell tower . It is built on the highest point of the whole island. This place is a tourist attraction as it provides unrivaled view of the island, especially during sunset.
The monastery holds an impressive bell tower and is surrounded by four other churches and chapels, those of Agioi Konstantinos and Eleni, Agia Triada, Agios Ioannis and Hypapante.
Here you will be able to admire old furniture, priestly items, religious books and documents, sculptures and other art works .
On the way to this monastery, you will find vast vineyards and impressive mountainous landscapes. It is an ideal route for trekking .

Contact

local_phone +30 22860 31812
7:51 PM Local Time

Location

Eparchiaki Odos Pirgou Kallistis - Profiti Ilia Moni Profitou Iliou Santorini Greece 847 00
City center: Santorini
Nearest airport: Santorini Airport

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