Day Cruise Patmos Monastery The Holy Island from Samos

Patmos ‑ a significant connection with the Byzantine Period and whose Christianity has still strongly preserved the Byzantine presence by the monastery and churches. Here, in a cave, St. John wrote the masterpiece of “Apocalypse” ‑ one of the most magnificent texts of world literature.

The harbour town of Skala is dominated by the mighty monastery of the 'Theologian', built in the 11th cent., with its priceless religious relics, rare manuscripts, icons, jewellery, embroidery and its wealthy library constituted it as one of the richest monasteries within Christianity. The narrow lanes with the typical white painted houses, the innumerable taverns and the medieval town of Hora with splendid architectural patterns, the people's lifestyle and hospitality ‑ all this creates for you an unforgettable stay on Patmos.

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  • What's included :
    • Air-conditioned vehicle
    • Round trip ferry tickets
    • Private local licensed guide
    What's excluded :
    • Meals and drinks
    • Personal expenses
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Cave of Apocalypse, Near Skala Patmos, 855 00 Greece

    The Cave of the Apocalypse is situated about halfway up the mountain on the Aegean island of Patmos, along the road between the villages of Chora and Skala. This grotto is believed to mark the spot where John of Patmos received his visions that he recorded in the Book of Revelation.

    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Monastery of St. John, Greece

    The Monastery of Saint John the Theologian is a Greek Orthodox monastery founded in 1088 in Chora on the island of Patmos. UNESCO has declared it a World Heritage site. It is named after St. John of Patmos.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Patmos, Patmos, Dodecanese, South Aegean

    Chora Village Patmos: Chora is the capital of Patmos lying in the south central part of the island and a few km south of Skala, the main port of Patmos. The traditional settlement is built around the imposing Monastery of Saint John the Theologian, during the 12th century. Chora flourished between the 16th and 17th century during which beautiful mansions and captain residences were built from the wealthy families of that time.

    Duration: 3 hours

  • Departure Point :
    Pythagorean port, Pythagoreio 831 03, Greece
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Transfer to/from Pythagorion port for departure (Available, with an extra charge)
    Departure Time :
    8:00 AM
    Return Detail :
    Returns to original departure point
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • · To visit the monastery, men must wear long trousers and women must wear long skirts/dresses or trousers. Knees and shoulders must be covered for both men and women.
    • Most travelers can participate
    • Please notice that extra charges may apply per person or in total of the group for pick-ups from hotels- villas- airbnb outside the proximity of our tour selected pick route. In that case we can provide round trip transfer for customer(s) convenience ad-hoc quoted as per location of customer(s)' property.
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 100 travelers
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
    • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
    • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
    • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
    • Guides required to regularly wash hands
    • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.



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Organised by MTM D.M.C Ltd

Activity ID: V-6357P103

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