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Great view

The monastery is easily accessible by car. Is build on the top of a hill. It offers great view and... read more

Reviewed 26 July 2016
giorgos p
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Super view

Kastriani is a really nice monastery that everyone on Tzia has to visit. It offers Wonderfull views... read more

Reviewed 18 July 2016
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Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

The monastery is easily accessible by car. Is build on the top of a hill. It offers great view and is a genuine example of Cyclades architecture.

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank giorgos p
Reviewed 18 July 2016 via mobile

Kastriani is a really nice monastery that everyone on Tzia has to visit. It offers Wonderfull views of the agean sea and sometimes you can spot some islands..!

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Alikarnassos
Reviewed 5 July 2016

Built on the top of a hill Panagia Kastriani looks like a white dot in a world of blue and brown!!! Just a 10 minutes drive from Otzias Beach is a place the will really makes yoy understand Greece!!! Peaceful and magical. Seek for the...More

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank Nikos P
Reviewed 19 June 2016 via mobile

Panagia Kastriani is a monastery on a top of a hill with a breathtaking view. It's a few km from the port, just 25 minutes by car.

Date of experience: June 2016
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Reviewed 5 June 2016 via mobile

A great location where you can feel the peace of nature and the beauty of God. Although far in distance yet worth the ride from the port.

Date of experience: June 2016
1  Thank ronit182
Reviewed 17 October 2015

We were very impressed with the location of the monastery but unfortunately the time of our visit did not allow us to experience the program. Somehow I think that Monastery visits need to be accompanied by experiences that enable you to enter the atmosphere.

Date of experience: September 2015
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Reviewed 30 August 2015

The monastery is perched high above Kastriani Bay and looks out over the Aegean towards Andros to the North and Tinos to the East. The church is delightful with many icons but it is the views of the Kean coast that makes this a worthwhile...More

Date of experience: August 2015
1  Thank NBFH
Reviewed 30 August 2015

This is a pleasant late afternoon trip. The road up to it has amazing views . Don,t expect an old cloister with monks. This is a fairly new building , quiet and contemplative . We didn't,t see any monks when there but we were given...More

Date of experience: August 2015
2  Thank Lorna P
Reviewed 23 August 2015

You see beautifull great Monastir white and bleu! It looks even better then on pictures! Amazing the view and thencolor of the sea amazing as well. It is functioning you can as well have a quiet moment over there.

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank janl825
Reviewed 4 March 2015

The monastery is still functioning today, so it's open to celebrations, weddings and baptisms, that took here large group of people usually unknown in this place. It's really worthy a visit, for great pics and a different atmosphere. You can also rent a room for...More

Date of experience: September 2014
2  Thank Annalisa P
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Response from Neal C | Reviewed this property |
Yes, any car, it is a 'normal' road (twisty!) for Greece.