Azogires - The Village of the Holy Fathers
Azogires; The Village of the Holy Fathers
Distance; 6kms from Paleochora
Time; 2 hours walking uphill
How to get there; Car, Bus or Walk.
Follow the road out of Paleochora for Hania for 2 kms, turn right at the signs to Azogires. Enjoy the spectacular hillside views.
What to see when you arrive
The Monastery of the Holy Fathers and its Museum.
The Holy Fathers Caves (a further 2 kms along the hillside) inhabited 700 years ago. The rare evergreen Plane Tree said to be the reincarnation of the Martyred Preists.
Olive Oil Factory