agia paraskevi tempi

The valley of Tempi is formed between Olympus and Ossa (Kissavos) mountain. Its length is 10 km and flows through the river Peneus, which pours into the Aegean Sea. Α canyon of 25 meters wide and about 500 meters altitude is formed at the most narrow part of the valley. The valley of Tempi geographically was an important trade passage in ancient times connecting Thessaly and Macedonia.

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Monastery of Eyagelistria

The monastery of Evangelistria is at the mountain Palouki. The legend says that a wealthy lord named Stefanos Dapontes lived in Skopelos. The monastery was built in 1712, in temple we can see the image of the Virgin which

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Monastery Vlasiou Argitheas
This monastery is located on a slope of mountain Karava of Agrafa, near the village Vlasi. It was built in the early 17th century, an information that derives from various theological documents, initially named as the Monastery of Genesion tis Theotokou.

Monastery of Agios Ioannis Prodromou Paliouriou

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Monastery of St. Layrentios
Founded by St. Layrentios who was a monk on Mount Athos in 1378. Has nice ledger with interesting images.

Monastery Sourvias in Makrynitsa
History and abandoned monastery built in 1627, known from the great battle of 1878.

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