On the Road to Perachora
SCHINOS (ancient oenoe)
We continue along the same road and, passing the turning for Hosios Patapios, we come to the monastery of St Gerasimos. Around the precinct are the guest-rooms of the monastery, the guesthouse proper, the waiting rooms and a little chapel of Our Lady 'Eleftherotria'. Outside the west wing stands a stone cross 13 meters in height; which is lit at night. According to the tradition, it was on this very spot that a pious clergyman met St Gerasimos himself; the saint was holding a large cross and throwing firecrackers.
Close to the monastery is the little chapel of St Panteleimon, built in 1981 on the foundations of an earlier church.