6. Agia Marina to Photodotis and Apiranthos

We will be transported to Agia Marina church where our walk begins along a path to Fotodotis Monastery. After visiting the Monastery we continue along an interesting route to Apiranthos, the oldest marble village on the Island. Here we will enjoy refreshment at the locally renowned “Taverna Tempelis”.

Having enjoyed the hospitality of the Taverna we will return to Chora on the bus which leaves at 13:45.

«A lovely hike to the age old fortified Monastery of Photodotis, situated in a commanding beautiful location at an altitude of 500m. Surrounding the Monastery are equally old Oak and Fig trees and across the vines there is a panoramic view of the Eastern side of the Island.»

Stella

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Photodotis Christ is the oldest Monastery in Naxos, inside you will see many features dating back to the Byzantine era.

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During your walks, you will hear the legends, stories, history about our land and its people and you will feel closer to the real concept of Greek culture!