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Named after the biblical prophet Elijah, Monastery of Profitis Ilias dates back to 1711 and now houses a museum featuring religious and historical objects. Browse ecclesiastical items, ethnographic materials, wooden sculptures, embroidery, and more. Learn how natives once made shoes, candles, and wine, or stop in the gift shop and purchase handmade crafts and candy. Set on the highest point in Santorini, the monastery also offers fantastic viewpoints over the island. Arrange your visit to Monastery of Profitis Ilias and discover more family-friendly attractions in Moni Profitou Iliou using our Moni Profitou Iliou travel route site.
Tours to Monastery of Profitis Ilias
Santorini Highlights: 5-Hour Private Tour with Wine-Tasting BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $301
Duration: 5 hours
Private Classic Santorini Panorama: Visit the most popular destinations! BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $211
Duration: 6 hours
Santorini Private Sightseeing Tour BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $312
Duration: 7 hours
Monastery of Profitis Ilias reviews
I walked from kamari up the switchback road to the end then took the footpath to the monastery. It’s a breathtaking walk, the path zig zags it’s way to the top, sometimes you have to look carefully..... more »
The drive up to Santorini's highest point is both brilliant and scary. The views from the monastery are fantastic you see the entire caldera. As with most of Santorini it is windy so remember that... more »
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