Day Cruise Patmos Monastery The Holy Island from Samos

Cultural & Theme Tours in Vathy

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Patmos a significant connection with the Byzantine Period and whose Christianity has still strongly preserved the Byzantine presence by the monastery and churches. Here, in a cave, St. John wrote the masterpiece of “Apocalypse” one of the most magnificent texts of world literature
ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Chora Patmos, Patmos, Dodecanese, South AegeanPatmos a significant connection with the Byzantine Period and whose Christianity has still strongly preserved the Byzantine presence by the monastery and churches. Here, in a cave, St. John wrote the masterpiece of “Apocalypse” one of the most magnificent texts of world literature.The harbor town of Skala is dominated by the mighty monastery of the ‘Theologian’, built in the 11th cent., with its priceless religious relics, rare manuscripts, icons, jewelry, embroidery and its wealthy library constituted it as one of the richest monasteries within Christianity. The narrow lanes with the typical white painted houses, the innumerable taverns and the medieval town of Hora with splendid architectural patterns, the people’s lifestyle and hospitality all this creates for you an unforgettable stay on Patmos.• Departure 8:30am from Pythagorion Port – Samos• Arrival 11:00am at Patmos Port• Bus pickup at 11:15am for the tour to St. John’s Grotto• 12:30am tour to the Monastery of St. John in the Chora of Patmos• Free time to leisure in Chora before departure• Departure 16:00pm from Patmos Port• Arrival 18:30pm at Pythagorion Port – SamosDuration: 3 hours

What’s included

  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Private local licensed guide
  • Round trip ferry tickets

What’s not included

  • Entry/Admission - Chora Patmos
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