The Monastery of Logovarda in Paros, Cyclades: The Monastery of Logovarda is located about 5 km northeast of Parikia, the capital of Paros Island. It is found in a circumvention about 1 km from the main road from Parikia to Naoussa. This church is dedicated to Zoodohos Pighi, meaning the life-giving source.
Constructed in 1638 from monk Paleologos, originating from the village of Naoussa Paros. It has imposing architecture and the dominating color is white the typical Cycladic color. The main church has nice wall paintings and valuable icons. The monastery also has an interesting library with rare books and manuscripts. The Monastery of Logovarda is open in the morning and visits are allowed only to men, properly dressed. This is actually a male monastery that has a hostel and hagiography workshop.
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How to get there
The Monastery of Logovarda is located close to Kamares village.
Private transfers: We recommend using an online pre-booked Paros transfer service, which provides transfer by taxi, minibus or private VIP car and arranging a pickup directly from the port, airport or your hotel. Alternatively, there’s the option of arranging a pickup by a local driver directly at the following numbers: 0030 694 4540 556, 0030 694 4668 331, 0030 699 9450 800 or book your taxi online.
Car rental: Τhere’s the option of renting a car in Paros with as little as 14 euros per day and pick it up directly from the airport, port or your hotel. Using a car rental allows visitors to discover the Monastery of Logovarda and many other places of interest in Paros at their own pace.
Public transfers: The central bus station of the island is located at the main port of Paros (Parikia). There are several buses from Parikia to Kamares during the day. Consider that time schedules might change according to the season. Check the official timetables here. Tip: Since buses don’t always stop in every scheduled stop of their itinerary, our advice to visitors is to inform the driver about their final destination, so that he makes a stop there.