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.
When to visit:
january - december
10:00 - 16:00 Everyday
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.