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Iera Moni Toplou

| Toplou, Sitia, Crete 72300, Greece
+30 2843 029630
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Interesting - and delicious!

Visited the area of Sitia and Toplou. Interesting to look around and had a great time wine tasting... read more

Reviewed 2 October 2017
Cornwall, United Kingdom
via mobile
Well worth the journey.

Beautiful set of buildings in a super landscape. Lovely little church and famous icons. We should... read more

Reviewed 21 September 2017
Boughton, United Kingdom
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| Toplou, Sitia, Crete 72300, Greece
+30 2843 029630
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Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

Visited the area of Sitia and Toplou. Interesting to look around and had a great time wine tasting - with cheese and bread included. Well worth a visit to this beautiful area.

Thank 4suenichols
Reviewed 21 September 2017

Beautiful set of buildings in a super landscape. Lovely little church and famous icons. We should have visited their winery as we tasted it elsewhere and it was excellent.Very peaceful environment be aware of the savage flush in their traditional Greek hole in the floor...More

1  Thank keithfryan
Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

Although the drive is quite steep and scary in places the monastery is worth a visit. Massive amount of copper etchings and other artefacts to see. Beautiful garden with a small taverns offering both food and drinks. Good value. Recommend

1  Thank kath b
Reviewed 29 August 2017

You can see it from far, because it's very tall. High and broad walls hide the tiny but beautiful chapel.

Thank Viktória G
Reviewed 23 August 2017 via mobile

Great experience. Fascinating monastery. Really interesting museum displays. The best English language selection of cultural and heritage books I have seen so far in Crete. Good photo opportunities inside monastery courtyard but not of course in the church or museums. Highly recommended. Went to winery...More

Thank T5443JCPeter
Reviewed 16 August 2017

A beautiful and peaceful place located on a hill with a wonderful sightseeing. Inside of monastery there is a gift store which has good prices.

Thank Dumitriu M
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

One of the most historic and gorgeous monasteries I've seen. But staff needs to take an example from the highly organized Arkadi and/or Preveli monasteries. No map, no way of self-guiding yourself through a tour, unless you do your homework before getting here. If you're...More

Thank Seliniotissa
Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

This monastery is about 20 km East of Sitiea up a hill. It is a really lovely place to take for a walk and sightseeing. You can see a lot of old icons. Also existing a Souvenir shop and a wineyard on the other side...More

Thank joern76870
Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

A perfectly Cretan experience, the knowledgeable staff who spoke perfect English was brilliant in explaining the various tastings we had, came away with a beautiful bottle of dessert wine. Well worth a look :)

Thank Ree000
Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

Travelled here to partake in some wine tasting as we had experienced one of their products back in Australia. Tasting was thorough and the host very knowledgeable - It helped we had the room to ourselves. If you can, pony up the euros for the...More

Thank Stokleton
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