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Church is small, but in amazing place. You can reach it by boat, walk from Galissás, or by car. We... read more

Reviewed September 10, 2018
milanpeno
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Belgrade, Serbia
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Just go there

The owner of the hotel Maistrali where we stayed, provided his own boat to visit this unique church... read more

Reviewed August 3, 2018
manuromar17
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Saint Stefanos is a beautiful and picturesque chapel in the area of Galissas built among the rocks. The chapel was built by a fisherman who was saved from the tentacles of a large Octopus after praying to the Saint to help him. It is situated 15...more
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Reviewed September 10, 2018 via mobile

Church is small, but in amazing place. You can reach it by boat, walk from Galissás, or by car. We went for a walk and it was very hard route. It’s about 2km road, but very narrow, uphill and downhill road with no shade. However,...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed August 3, 2018

The owner of the hotel Maistrali where we stayed, provided his own boat to visit this unique church built in a cave facing the blue sea.It is the one of the biggest attractions of the island.Please go there, you will enjoy everything.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed July 23, 2018 via mobile

Just wow!!! This place was magical. My fiancé and I hiked from the base of Galissas. It took us one hour and ten minutes. Everything once you got out of galissas was well marked and easy to follow. The initial hike up the road was...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed July 18, 2018

Early evening 17th July and we visted this very secluded Church which is secreted in a cave near the water's edge. The are 2 ways to visit, firstly, the easiest way is by boat and then climb a few steps. The second way is far...More

Date of experience: July 2018
4  Thank David D
Reviewed July 12, 2018 via mobile

A nice walk to get the blood flowing. Heavenly destination and clear waters for swimming. Not for those with mobility issues or knee/hip/foot problems.

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank odysseusk
Reviewed January 20, 2018

If you have limited time and there is only one place you can visit during your stay in Syros, this is it!!!! Pure, magical, mother nature!!!! It is not easy to reach it but honestly the experience worths it!!!

Date of experience: June 2017
2  Thank Christina06
Reviewed January 3, 2018 via mobile

Agios Stefanos is a tiny church located under huge rocks next to the sea. There are two ways to visit. Either through the sea or by hiking. For the comolete experience i recommend the second but you need to be really carefull. The hiking is...More

Date of experience: January 2018
2  Thank 129iliasg
Reviewed December 7, 2017

I have been to Syros Island several times but in this summer I have visited first time to Agios Stefanos Church. The main purpose of the visit was to hike and for stunning pictures. you need to hike to this place but if you have...More

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank Asmi_85
Reviewed October 14, 2017

Incredible place! You should definitely visit it if you are in Syros! The place is magical with a stunning view! You need 1h on foot to go there from a steep road! Be sure to have appropriate shoes and water with you !

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank victoria m
Reviewed September 13, 2017 via mobile

It is a tough walk not just because you have to go up and over a hill but the down route to the cave is very uneven with lots of loose stones and rocks (one of our party fell). Other reports say take 1 litre...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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I have been there for a wedding and everything was settled down by the newly married couple. However, i have heard that there is a boat called "perla" that probably every day organises visits to the non very easily... More
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