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
  • Beautiful Waterfall.