Walk to the valley of Kalamitsia with the great palace

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A visit to the valley of Kalamitsia with the palace of the Jesuit monks will take you to another period of humanity. But it is also a beautiful valley with dozens of plants and flowers. Head towards the road leading to the villages in the center of the island and at the first junction you […]

The sanctuary of Dionysus at Yria

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In the area of Yria, we meet the sanctuary of Dionysus, which is considered by the historians to be the forerunner of the Parthenon. Location: The sanctuary of Dionysus is located in Yria, a few minutes away from the village of Agios Arsenios and about 10 km from Chora. History: In the sanctuary of Dionysos […]

The palace of the Jesuit monks in Kalamitsia

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In the green and olive-filled valley of Kalamitsia, near the village of Melanes, lies the imposing palace of the Jesuit monks. Location: The palace of the Jesuit monks is located in the area of Kalamitsia, 2 km from the village of Melanes and 7 km from Chora. History: In 1673, Jesuit monk Rovero Soze chose […]