Frequently Asked Questions - F.A.Q.

Frequently asked questions and answers about the Monastery of Saint Raphael in Mytilene, Greece. For further questions please contact us through the form at the end of this page.

The monastery is located in Lesvos island, on the hill of Karyes. It is 14 km north of the island's capital, Mytilene. The monastery is connected to the road network of the area with a good asphalt road. Special signs at key points guide visitors. Find the location in Google Maps.

There is public transport available from the port of Mytilene with itineraries every one hour.

For group visits of 10 people or more, please contact us through phone on +30 22510 71708.

From Athens: Access from Athens is by air, by daily flights, or by boat, also daily, with itineraries from the port of Piraeus.

From Thessaloniki: There are not daily ferry itineraries from Thessaloniki. But there is an air connection to the island on daily basis.

From Kavala: There are two itineraries per week by ferry from the port of Kavala.

From Rhodes: There are two flight itineraries per week, from Rhodes to Mytilene.

In order to send the names of your beloved ones to commemorate them in the Divine Liturgy, click here.

Place an order for holy oil and blessed water here.

Product orders through Messenger app will not be considered. If you wish to place an order visit the online shop of the Monastery here.

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