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Agios Georgios Monastery

| Karydi, Vamos, Apokoronas, Crete 730 07, Greece
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Monastery on Hiking Trail

A must stop on the hike from Vamos the beach at Gregorapolis. For a small fee you can explore the... read more

Reviewed April 26, 2018
PVDVermont
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Vermont
Religious beauty

A must see, pretty near the beautiful village of Vamos. The old olive mill offers extraordinary... read more

Reviewed December 13, 2017
Vassilis V
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Rethymnon, Greece
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Apr 26, 2018
“Monastery on Hiking Trail”
Dec 13, 2017
“Religious beauty”
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| Karydi, Vamos, Apokoronas, Crete 730 07, Greece
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Reviewed April 26, 2018

A must stop on the hike from Vamos the beach at Gregorapolis. For a small fee you can explore the monastery, that supported it self with olive oil which was pressed there.

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Reviewed December 13, 2017 via mobile

A must see, pretty near the beautiful village of Vamos. The old olive mill offers extraordinary landscapes to spend some nice time there.

1  Thank Vassilis V
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Reviewed October 4, 2017 via mobile

We tried one of the walks from the book of Vamos walks,most of which were excellent. This particular walk had a fair amount of time on a dusty path including walking past the local illegal rubbish tip. The monastery was fantastic and well worth a...More

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Reviewed June 24, 2017

Very interesting renovated monastery with olive press and with beautiful grounds.Also visit nearby the church of Koimisis of Theotokou.

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Reviewed November 28, 2016

We had a Olive and Wine tour organised by Vamos Tourist office and also visited this Monastery and the ruins of the old olive press. Our guide George told a lot about the history of this place.

1  Thank Els U
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Reviewed October 18, 2016

Visited here in April 2016 , very interesting building , only one like it in the area. Best to go on one of the Vamos traditional village tours , where this is incorporated , so as to get in and have guide explain everything about...More

1  Thank Timothy E
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Reviewed October 15, 2016

We walked to this monastery from our digs in Vamos so overall the walk and the visit was a delight. The monastery itself is quite basic but the site is very peaceful and pretty.

2  Thank yassoutoyou
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Reviewed August 20, 2016

The monastery dates back to 1600 but was destroyed in 1923. It was restored to a working monastery in 1996. I wondered round the pretty little courtyard listening to the morning service that was emanating from the church. Beyond the courtyard and church there are...More

5  Thank goanjock
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