One of the most poignant and celebratory feats in the Greek Orthodox calendar is Easter. It’s a very important time heralding new beginnings, the official start of Spring and what better place to celebrate Easter than the Kinsterna Hotel!
We, at Kinsterna Hotel, have designed a special experience which includes events and activities such as:
*Enjoy a carriage ride
Guests of all ages can enjoy a ride in our Royal Egyptian horse-drawn carriage from 1900 within the estate to enjoy the natural setting and incredible view.
Easter Sunday 08/04, 10:30 – 12:00
Monday 09/04, 12:00 - 13:00
Archery available for both adults and children over 12 years old, at the outdoor playground area (just above the reception).
Monday 09/04, 11:00 – 12:00
*Kneading & Baking country bread
Participation in the process of making bread from kneading to baking it in the old stone oven. Guests will use ingredients from our estate, such as oregano, olives and raisins.
Holy Saturday 07/04, 09:00 – 12:00 (kneading) & 12:00 - 14:00 (baking)
Guests will have the opportunity to participate in the preparation of handmade soap with spices and herbs from the Kinsterna's gardens.
Great Saturday 07/04, 11:00 – 12:00
Resurrection ceremony and celebratory dinner
Resurrection ceremony will take place at the chapel of 'Zoodochos Pigi", within the Kinsterna estate (arrival time 21:20), while guests have also the opportunity to visit any of the churches of the surrounding area. The celebratory dinner will follow at 22:15 at our restaurant, offering traditional dishes.
Holy Saturday 07/04, 21:30 (starting time of the Resurrection Ceremony)
22:15 (arrival time for the Celebratory Dinner)
Easter buffet, accompanied by live music
Early in the morning we will begin the traditional roasting the lamb next to the old stone oven. An Easter buffet with traditional dishes will follow at our restaurant, accompanied by live music.
Easter Sunday 08/04, 14:00
*Visit our 'Antique Shop' and 'Weaving Room'
During your stay at Kinsterna, we invite you to get acquainted with our 'Antique Shop', as many old materials and a variety of other pieces are on display. Each piece has a little story to tell and our guests have the opportunity to acquire unique souvenirs!
Daily 12:00 - 14:00
Also, a visit at Kinsterna's 'Weaving Room', located in the heart of Monemvasia, is a truly wonderful experience. The traditional loom is guaranteed to catch the eye, while old authentic woven pieces designed for Kinsterna guests and private label products from our estate (wines, marmalades, extra virgin olive oil) are available for purchase.
Great Thursday 05/04, 10:00 - 14:00 & 17:00 - 21:00
Good Friday 06/04, 10:00 - 14:00 & 17:00 - 21:00
Great Saturday 07/04, 10:00 - 20:00
Easter Sunday 08/04 17:00 - 21:00
Monday 09/04, 10:00 - 20:00
Tuesday 10/04, 10:00 - 20:00
*above activities are offered on a complimentary basis