The Monastery of the Philosopher in Arcadia, dedicated to the Assumption of the Virgin Mary, is steeped in Greek history
Lousios Gorge has been inhabited for centuries in Greece, mainly by hermits and monks who lived in caves. Two monasteries located near the gorge remain open to visitors: Philosophou and Timiou Prodromou (St. John the Baptist). The historian Pausanias described...
Dimitsana is a delightful medieval village, located in Arcadia on the Peloponnese in southern Greece just three hours by car from Athens. The picturesque village is at an altitude of 1000 meters (3,280 feet) which means it can see a...