Local Area / Sight seeings

 

Παναγία Έλωνα

Close to Leonidio there is the Holly Monastery of Panagia Elona, dedicated to Holly Mother Maria. On the hanging rock of Mt. Parnon and at altitude of 650m the monastery likes the eagle's nest, hymns God. A place where our souls come closer to religion.

 

On the west of Leonidio, there is the Holly Monastery of Aghios Nikolaos of Syntza. According to schorals, the construction of the monastery is located between 1200-1300AD. On the door of the monastery, there is a date 1783, possible date of renewal.

 

 

In Leonidio city, the oldest church is Aghia Kyriaki (18th century). The Euaggelismos church (19th century), preserved the wooden temple of the Cathedral of Prastos brought with them people of Prastos (in 1826).

 

South of Leonidio, there are Mari and Poulithra, small villages in green of nature and in blue of the sea. On the North side there are Pramateftis, Sambatiki, Melana, Tyros and further more Agios Andreas, Korakovouni, Astros and Paralio Astros.

 

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