Prophet Elias Monastery

the highest settlement of the island

Prophet Elias Monastery

Prophet Elias, one of the oldest of the island is situated on the summit of Mount Profitis Ilias that lies on the southeast edge of Santorini, 3 kilometers away from Pyrgos village, the highest settlement of the island.
To reach the monastery you should take the uphill path from the central square of Pyrgos that will lead you there. On your way you will set eyes on vast vineyards and impressive mountainous landscapes. It is an ideal route for trekking and when you arrive you will be rewarded with the panoramic views and the serenity it has to offer. It will leave you a very good impression and images you will treasure for life

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