Moni Metamorfosis of Sotiras


The little 13th-century Byzantine-era Moni Metamorfosis of Sotiras stands amid olive groves and cypress trees, 4km directly inland from Galaxidi. This vantage point commands terrific views down to the Gulf of Corinth. To reach it, go under the flyover and continue straight ahead.

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