Its located not to high up in the mountain.By car it took us 5 minutes to get there from our hotel in Pythagorio. There is plenty of parking. Along the way up you can stop and take some pictures of the area. Its beautiful. Make sure to wear non slip foot wear. There is a small church on the grounds...
This monastery is lovely in its location high above Pythagorion on the island of Samos.
There is plenty to see here and there are thoughtfully placed benches where one can sit to enjoy the wonderful view.
When we were there, there were also a few small kittens (the Greeks just love cats making then very worthwhile people in my book)...
After driving up the hill, the view is really breathtaking, overlooking the airport, the villages around like Chora nad Ireon and of course Pythagorion
Watch your steps while entering the cave and take a deep breath as the temperature changes inside. in the end of the cave there is the small church with the fount of clear water!! Light a...
Very cool place. We walked the whole way up, it was about 20 minutes and totally worth it, even in the July heat. Spectacular views and great history. The cave was my favorite part. The cave was especially great because it was extremely cool and you could cool off after the hike!