St. John Monastery Patmos

St. John Monastery Patmos

The island of the Revelation: Patmos
Island tour

The island of the Revelation: Patmos

Description

Designated as “Holy Island” by the Greek Parliament in 1981 as well as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1999, Patmos is believed to be the place where Saint John wrote the Book of Revelation. Patmos is an ideal destination for nature lovers thanks to its lace-like coastline, sheer cliffs, and volcanic soil.

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Itinerary

( 4 days )

Your tour’s schedule in detail:

Arrival in Patmos.

Upon arrival you will be met and transferred to your hotel 

Patmos - Day at leisure to visit the island.  

The charming capital of the island is one of the most beautiful villages of the Aegean. Τhe glittering white houses under the Aegean sun stand next to proud two-storey mansions. Follow the historical narrow streets all the way from the monastery down to Skála (the island’s port), and discover restaurants, cafés, shops and traditional bakeries. Treat yourselves with cheese pies, local dairy products, and reticule-shaped dough with honey and nuts.

 

Patmos - Day at leisure to visit the island. 

Patmos is included in the UNESCO World Heritage Site list since 1999.
Visit St. John's monastery where according to the prevailing theory, the Book of Revelation was written in 95 A.D. In the Holy Cave of the Apolacypse, St. John heard the voice of God talking to him.
The Holy Monastery of the Apocalypse was built as a castle in 1088 by the monk Christodoulos Latrinós.  Buildings of different ages form the Monastery, comprising 10 chapels and 99 cells as well as a Library of 890 handwritten codes and 13,000 documents about the history of the site.

Departure

Transfer to Patmos port for departure 

Departure / Return location

PATMOS

Departure days:

Daily except some holidays 

Included

  • Accommodation at the hotel category  of your choice – 3 nights including breakfast daily  and all taxes except accommodation tax.
  • Roundtrip private transfers on the island
  • 24hrs Assistance phone number
  • All Taxes

Not Included

  • Travel Insurance
  • Personal expenses
  • Any mean of transportation to/from Patmos 
  • Accommodation tax [click for details] .
  • Anything not clearly stated above as included
St. John's Monastery Patmos 

St. John's Monastery Patmos 

Windmills Patmos

Windmills Patmos

Mosaic Patmos 

Mosaic Patmos 

St. John Monastery Patmos

St. John Monastery Patmos

Scala from the sea - Patmos 

Scala from the sea - Patmos 

Aerial View of Scala Patmos 

Aerial View of Scala Patmos 

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