4:30 hours private guided tour of Patmos and its four monasteries

Tour Number

Activity Level

785372


Categories

First Time Visitor, Museums / Culture, Nature and Wildlife, Religious Heritage

Details

Kid Friendly: Yes.

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 5

Language(s)

explanation

English (fluent), Greek (fluent)

Explore All the important religious sites of the island with your private guide


A scenic drive will brings us to the modern Convent of the Annunciation of Mary to marvel at the needlework, frescoes and icon paintings the nuns have done tirelessly through the years since the monastery's foundation.

A walk in the meandering streets of Chora brings us to the tiny Convent of Zoodochos Pigi built in 1607. The chapel in the cobbled courtyard offers stunning, recently restored, 17th century frescoes .
We also visit the 11th century Monastery of St. John the Theologian, an imposing 900 years old structure. The treasury, which is the museum of the Monastery, displays a breathtaking collection, including a manuscript dating to the end of the 5th century.

We drive to the grotto of the Apocalypse. Learn about one of the most influential books in religious literature and walk in the steps of St. John.

Please note this tour does nor run on a Friday as the Convent of the Annunciation is closed.

Itinerary

During this tour we will see:

Visit the modern Convent of the Annunciation of Mary.
The 17th century Convent of Zoodochos Pigi.
The 11th century Monastery of St. John with it's awe inspiring museum.
The Cave of the Apocalypse where we believe the Book of Revelation was written.
Stories of legends, pirates, Orthodox monasticism and the secrets of everyday life on a small island await!

And if you want I am happy to customize the tour for you. Please inquire for a quote.

Meeting Point + Tour Duration

Meeting Point Options: Cruise Ship Port, Hotel, Address or Intersection, Monument/Building, Suggested by Guide: or The police station in the main square of the village of Skala.

Duration: 4 hours 30 min.

Transportation

Private safe comfortable Minivan with A/C.

If you have your own transport please inquire for a quote.

What’s Included

  • Guiding Services
  • Private Transportation
  • Admission Tickets

Other: Restroom facilities available
-a bottle of the mineral water

entrance fee to the :
Cave of the Apocalypse
Monastery

Estimated Local Cash Needed

15 euro - for souvenirs or Any expenses for your private use

What’s Extra

  • Personal Expenses
  • Souvenirs
  • Food, Drinks, Snacks

Restrictions

I am not a driver. I can accompany you in your vehicle or I can arrange for a separate car and driver.

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  • Tour Number

    Activity Level

    785372


    Categories

    First Time Visitor, Museums / Culture, Nature and Wildlife, Religious Heritage

    Details

    Kid Friendly: Yes.

    Friendly: No.

    Maximum travelers: 5

    Language(s)

    explanation

    English (fluent), Greek (fluent)

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