Monastère de la Transfiguration

The Monastery of the Transfiguration is a dependency of the monastery of Simonos-Petra at Mount Athos.

Mount Athos is a monastic republic which benefits from autonomy within the Greek State, recognised by the European Community.

Mount Athos, whose summit is 2033m high, is a peninsula to the south of the Chalkidiki. 1800 monks live in this mountainous region inside twenty large monasteries or sites and retreats linked to them.

Monastère de Simonos-Pétra

Monastery of Simonos-Petra

Mount Athos