Holy Monastery of Metamorphosis – Agia Kyriaki

Price in euro

​10 - 20 people 120 € pp

When: All year round, every Thursday and Saturday morning
Languages: Holy Monastery of Metamorphosis – Agia Kyriaki English, Holy Monastery of Metamorphosis – Agia Kyriaki French, Holy Monastery of Metamorphosis – Agia Kyriaki Russian, Holy Monastery of Metamorphosis – Agia Kyriaki Greek, Holy Monastery of Metamorphosis – Agia Kyriaki German
Duration: Approximately 6-7 hours
Meeting Point: Market Hall (Chania), or your hotel on request. Return to the meeting point.
Dress Code: Casual, hat, walking shoes, sunblock, attire suitable for monasteries
Including: Transfer to the meeting point and back, The services of a professional qualified guide, entry fares, meal and bottled water.
Food: Yes
Walking Difficulty: Medium Mostly flat surfaces and passable path connecting the two monasteries.
Rest Rooms/ WC: Yes

Recommended as a 6-7 hours activity of, ideal for families with children.

The schedule begins with our visiting the newly erected, integrated in the natural environment of the vicinity Holy Monastery of Metamorphosis in Varipetro.

Afterwards, going downhill a path with dense vegetation, we will drop by several cavern chapels in the area, which is a nature reserve, and reach the restored monastery of Agia Kyriaki.

The 40 nuns who live there are known to be hospitable and speak many languages. Workshops in the monastery include icon-making, weaving, golden-embroidery, stone-sculpting, sewing, and others.

Later, we will proceed to the mess hall to taste a traditional monastery meal out of biological products and some exceptional wine from the monastery vineyards.

Special Remarks

  • The cost of the excursion does not include tips and personal expenses.
  • The tour can be done in other languages upon request, apart from those mentioned.


Price Per Adult: 120 €
Price Per Child:

Reservation Information: info@touristguideofcrete.gr

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