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Moni Vronta

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Monastery with a fantastic view

Moni Vronta i located in an altitude of 460 meter in the mountains on the north coast. There is a... read more

Reviewed 18 January 2016
LN1946
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Oksboel, Denmark
Partially destroyed monastery with a spectacular view of the island

Perched a couple of miles above the lovely village of Vurliotes, this monastery looks abandoned but... read more

Reviewed 20 September 2015
marcopolo111
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Cleveland, Oh
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7 Jul 2017
“Certainly not worth the hike from Kokarri”
18 Jan 2016
“Monastery with a fantastic view”
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Reviewed 7 July 2017

We hiked up to the monastery in 30+°C from Kokkari, which in itsef was a great walk. There are lots of great trails around this area within day-hike distance of Kokkari. We were kitted out with backpacks with drink systems, hiking poles and hiking boots....More

Date of experience: May 2017
5  Thank turmfalke83
Reviewed 18 January 2016

Moni Vronta i located in an altitude of 460 meter in the mountains on the north coast. There is a fantastic view from the monastery. The route up the mountain to Moni Vronta is so beautiful. You pass the idyllic village Vourliotes on the route....More

Date of experience: May 2015
1  Thank LN1946
Reviewed 29 September 2015

The monastery still shows marks after it burned down in the year 2000, but most of it has been rebuild to its former glory. Still it is not among the most spectacular monasteries of Samos, but it is among the oldest, if not the oldest....More

Date of experience: July 2015
1  Thank Odd H
Reviewed 20 September 2015

Perched a couple of miles above the lovely village of Vurliotes, this monastery looks abandoned but it is inhabited by a few monks, who will happily and proudly show you the place. It has been partially destroyed by fire and it is in a very...More

Date of experience: September 2015
1  Thank marcopolo111
Reviewed 29 September 2012

We stumbled on this by chance, at first thought it was completely abandoned, but there are a few monks (one doing the Hoovering while we were there!). It looks as though it might be a rather lengthy restoration project . . It's actually a couple...More

Date of experience: September 2012
3  Thank broughhouse
Reviewed 5 May 2012

This lovely Monastery is in Vourliotes village. Very old and was burned some years ago

Date of experience: May 2012
1  Thank AssManager
Reviewed 2 April 2012

Although some works were in progress when we visited it, it was obvious that this place really had very good days in past. Some very important wallpaintings, icons and a wooden temple were unfortunately burnt in summer of 1999 but still the monastery worths your...More

Date of experience: September 2011
2  Thank erijon
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