CONVENT OF ST. DOMENICA - VARYPETRO
The convent of St.Domenica is located 12 km southwest of Chania near Varypetro. Until, 1992 the monastery was almost entirely ruined but then it was rebuilt and now it is one of the most beautiful convents of Crete.
The convent is occupied by the sisters of Chrysopigi convent and cited in the marvelous region with a forest, a small gorge, a river and chapels in caves. The temple of the convent is dedicated to the “Transformation of God” celebrated on the 6th of August and on the 7th of July (St.Domenica feast). Around the convent there are chapels inside caves dedicated to Saint Antony ( 17th of January ) , Saint of seven children (4th of August) , Saint Silvanus the Athonitos (24th of September) and at the new Martyres of Crete ( 23rd of June).
Visit Hours: Daily from 8.00-12.00 and 16.00-19.00