Built like a fort on a steep rocky hillside above the sea, the Kapsa Monastery inspires awe to the visitor!
The Monastery of Kapsa can be found perched on the edge of the mouth of the imposing Pervolaki gorge, overlooking the Libyan Sea.
The monastery belongs to Toplou and is located 9 kilometers away from the village of Makriyialos!
Kapsa Monastery celebrates on August 29, the day the church celebrates the decapitation of St. John the Baptist.
Thousands of believers come from different parts of Crete from the previous evening to attend the great feast, even on foot from the neighboring villages.
Don't miss this unique experience during your stay in lovely Crete!