Byzantine memories (Tragaia – Moni)

  • Price: 40 euro per person 
  • Every Tuesday and Friday
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Language provided: Greek, English, French
  • Transportation: Bus transfer upon departure and return to town
    • Starting time: 08:05 hrs
    • Ending time: 16:30 hrs

By coach to Halki village. Following a northwesterly direction from the exit of  Chalki we walk to the churches of Agia Marina, Agios Georgios Diassoritis, Agios Antonios and Agios Nikolaos/Agios Dimitrios at Monitsia, the early Byzantine triple-aisled basilicas of Taxiarchis and Agios Issidoros and Panagia Rachidiotissa. The trail continues in a direction parallel to the gully and then climbs on an oak-forested landscape. An impressive watermill stands where the footpath meets the gully. we reach Panagia Drossiani (7th) . The trail terminates at Moni, a farming, olive producing village which also has a notable tradition in weaving. Next we walk to Kaloxylos village. At about 16:00 we arrive in Halki, having gone through the settlement of the Academy. Departure to town.

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καλοξυλος naxos nature

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