Athina Olympia Hotel

The Monastery Skafidias located just 10 miles from the tower and beside the deep blue waters of the Ionian Sea, at the mouth of the river Iardanou. Stunned the visitors will stay away from eyeing the medieval fortress that surrounds it.

The monastery of Panagia Skafidiotissas from which it takes its name, was built in the 10th century AD Apart from the remarkable architecture has many treasures, such as sacred vessels, vestments, reliquaries, uniforms, weapons, photographs, coins, votive offerings and the banner of the Abbey of cheirokentiti image with dedication to the Virgin Mary.

Important is the file of the monastery and the library with many manuscripts, which refers to computer, music, scriptural and other issues, but also in the history of the monastery and its participation in the Greek Revolution of 1821. Today the monastery consists of 4 Nuns, with the Reverend Blessed Nun Anastasopoulos.