Home Attractions of KefaloniaChurches & Monasteries Agioi Fanentes Monastery, Sami

Agioi Fanentes Monastery, Sami

by Anna Votsi

The ruins of Agioi (Saint) Fanentes Monastery are located a few km from Sami on the way to Antisamos beach. Here you can admire superb frescoes from the post-Byzantine era. The miraculous icon of Agioi Fanentes (Gregory – Theodore – Leon of Constantinople) and the icon of Virgin and Child – the so called “Loutrou”- are kept in the new beautiful Church of The Holy Virgin in Sami which has exceptional modern frescoes and a superb wood carved iconostasis (templon) with beautiful modern portable icons.

Check the following video if you want to take the trail to explore the Ancient Sami area.


To Fanentes
The Church
Ancient Sami Ruins
View to Sami




0 comment

You may also like