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.