The monastery of Profitis Elias

This 18th century monastery, is located at the highest point of the mountain. The area offers a unique view of the whole island of Santorini, and if the weather is good, you can also see many nearby islands. To get to he highest point of the island has always been very popular. The monastery is not usually open to visitors, as monks prefer their privacy. From the area you can see the whole islands shape, from the cliff side to the black sand beaches, the vineyards, the villages and the caldera . There is also a small shop where you can buy local products produced by the monks. The main reason to come here, is to enjoy the view and get very nice fotos.

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