Piso Moni Preveli
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Moni Preveli stands in splendid isolation high above the Libyan Sea. Visit the historic monastery...
Founded in the Middle Ages, during the occupation of Crete by the Republic of Venice, its founder being a feudal lord named Prevelis. It developed over several centuries as a religious and cultural centre for the local population. (60min)
The historic Moni Preveli cuts an imposing silhouette high above the Libyan sea. Like most Cretan monasteries, it was a centre of resistance during the Turkish occupation and also played a key role in WWII when hiding trapped Allied soldiers from the Nazis until they could escape to Egypt by…
The famous monastery of Preveli, with its rich history is an interesting place to visit. There is a small museum and the monastery itself is very beautiful. Preveli beach, located nearby, is also a must!
(9am-1.30pm & 3.30-6.30pm Jun-Oct): Visit the historic Monastery of Preveli that used to be a centre of anti-Ottoman resistance and was burned by the Turks during the 1866 oslaught.