Activities for young and old all year round in beautiful Leonidio
Climbing Park Leonidio
Above the narrow streets and white houses of Leonidio, the semi-circular red hill stands impressively. The rock is of good quality limestone, particularly pleasant in climbing. However, the new routes require some cleaning of stones and the helmet is considered necessary. In their view, the 250 meters vertically and the valley, are a dreamy challenge for the climber.
Easter in Leonidio
The custom with balloons and hundreds of cabbages and dynamites gives a magnificent tone to the night of Resurrection. We do not know its origin, but the older ones remember that it began around 1910-1915
The holy monastery of Agios Nikolaos Fizzas and the holy monastery of Elonas.
In a rough and rocky area, west of the plain of Leonidio and at the edge of the steep mountains hangs almost the Monastery of Sintza dedicated to Agios Nikolaos. We do not know the exact date of the Monastery, but the Sindza Monastery is mentioned in a patriarchal document of 1622 signed by Patriarch Jerusalem Theophanis…