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Half-Day Self-Guided Rhodes Tour: Filerimos and Valley of the Butterflies
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“large cross” (8 reviews)
“winding road” (4 reviews)
“small church” (5 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Filerimos 851 01, Greece
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Italian Catholics laid the way......The stations of the cross leading up to the main cross is just beautiful, the views are stunning, I recommend to pay to go into the orthodox monastery on the same site and to have a nose around the Byzantine...More

Thank Wendy M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This attraction consists of a small church and out buildings. Together with a small cafe and souvenir stall, but the main attraction is the views . It is on top of the second highest peak on the island and the cross on top of the...More

Thank Krisy L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Filerimos Monastery is set high on a hill in Rhodes. You have to pay an entry fee (from memory, E6 per adult?) but can then explore at your leisure. There is the monastery and also a ruined fortress on the top of the hill, with...More

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Reviewed May 7, 2017

Outside the monastery, there is a tree-lined avenue with a large cross at the top. The Stations of the Cross are depicted along the route. From the summit, there are great views of both sides of the island. In the grounds there are lots of...More

Thank Madeleine E
Reviewed May 7, 2017 via mobile

We visited the monastery after a walk up the mountain itself and was rewarded with this beautiful place which was very well kept. Unfortunately we couldn't go inside anywhere which was a shame, but the buildings design and courtyards were absolutely beautiful. It would maybe...More

Thank Carl P
Reviewed April 28, 2017

Beautiful od monastery on top of Filerimos hill. You can feel the peaceful atmosphere! There is a Via Crucis pathway leading from monastery to other edge of the hill. In the end of pathway there is a huge concrete cross and a stunning sea view.

Thank kariv7
Reviewed April 27, 2017

This monastery took some finding but it was worth the drive. It was a beautiful place full of Peacocks in the grounds. There was a cross at the other end of the path with stations of the cross leading to it. I believe you can...More

Thank Chris W
Reviewed February 24, 2017 via mobile

Walked up the winding road from Ialyssos, a beautiful trip that took us around 45 minutes. When we reached the top of the hill we were greeted by lots of peacocks that wandered freely all over the place. Entering the monastery will cost you some...More

Thank Gimegsol
Reviewed October 31, 2016

This is a very beautiful place to visit. Suggest transport up the hill - we used a taxi. The entrance is 6 euro which is good that it is used for the upkeep of the Monastery. The building is very interesting and worth a look...More

Thank dave-CasaRoss
Reviewed October 21, 2016

Monastery and church on the site of an early christian church. The twisty ride up reveals new vistas around every corner. Interesting architecture, and incredible views, out to the Aegean. Overrun by Peacocks, who put up with the visitors. Pay toilet, overwhelmed by the number...More

Thank Patrick S
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