SEAFARI ADVENTURES, faithful to the promise that gave you to explore the unexplored corners of our island, will follow a route north east of Lesvos island and visit the monastery of Mantamados. The monastery of (Archangel Michael) Taxiarchis, one of the most famous worldwide pilgrimage places. Taxiarchis is the patron saint of Lesvos and he played a significant role in the spiritual life of the inhabitants of the island. The relief is unique and miraculous. According to the tradition, a monk made it by soil, wax and the blood of all of his fellows that were slaughtered from Saracen pirates during one night. The monastery is located in a beautiful, peaceful area, very close to the settlement.
Continuing we will visit the traditional cheese factory Mystakelli, which continues the tradition since 1962 in the modern facilities, which maintains in Mantamados. The combination of excellent raw material, long-lasting experience and tradition give high quality, nutritional value and unique aromas to delicious MYSTAKELLI products. Then we will explore the wonderful beach of Aspropotamos, relax and enjoy our lunch with the immense view of the blue of the Aegean Sea.
Our trip will end with a visit to the traditional “furnace” of Stefanos Kouvdis at Ag. Stephanos “the traditional settlement of the “tsoukalades” we will meet the three generations of potters who continue this ancient profession, which after the stonework counts the beginning of civilization. Furthermore we will have the opportunity to experiment and make our own souvenir. On the way back we’ll stop at the woodcarvings of Olivewood House at Pamphila village, this stop will conclude an tour full of pictures and actions.
*Εach excursion requires at least 4 people to take place.
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