Patmos-Monastery of Saint John and the Grotto of the Apocalypse-Shore excursion
The island of Patmos is located in the northwest corner of the Dodecanese archipelago in the Aegean Sea between the islands of Ikaria (also known as the island of longevity) and Leros.
A perfect choice for passengers of the cruise ships who have limited schedule on the island,visiting
the most important sights of the island of Patmos.Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this productStop At:
Monastery of St. John, Greece
Once we arrive at the port of Skala, we will go to our first visit to the Monastery of Saint John, located at the top of the hill, in the middle of the picturesque white houses that form a surprising contrast under its imposing presence. It was established by Saint Christodoulos of Patmos, Servant of Christ, in 1088. It has thick walls crowned with a total of eight chapels. It houses a stone patio, with arches through which we can see the frescoes that adorn the entrance to the chapel. The museum has a magnificent collection of jewels, crowns and crosses. In addition, there are old writings dating back to 1073, icons and religious paintings, including an original by El Greco.
Duration: 1 hourStop At:
Cave of Apocalypse, Near Skala Patmos, 855 00 Greece
We will continue the tour with the visit to the Grotto of the Apocalypse, built around the cave where Saint John lived for two years while writing the Apocalypse (dD 95/97). It is said that he received his revelation in this cave and there he wrote the last book of the New Testament
Duration: 1 hourStop At:
Chora Patmos, Chora, 855 00 Greece
We will head towards Chora which is the village at the foot of the monastery, where you can enjoy free time to walk among the beautiful corridors and paths. At the end of the free time we will go to the port of Skala where our excursion will conclude
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
"Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability"
"A current valid passport is required on the day of travel"
"Not wheelchair accessible"
"Near public transportation"
"Infants must sit on laps"
"Most travelers can participate"
"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 experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund"
"This tour/activity will have a maximum of 49 travelers"
"Face masks required for guides in public areas"
"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"
"Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms"
Hora de Inicio:
Duración: 4 Hours
Lugar de comienzo:
Limin Skala, Patmos Municipality 855 00, Greece
Cancelaciones y devoluciones:
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.