Monastery of St. Anthony and St. Paul trip from Hurghada
On a private tour, we will introduce you to the oldest monasteries in Egypt, the Coptic Orthodox monasteries of St. Anthony and St. Paul. Both monasteries date back to the 4th century BC. It can be traced back to BC. Both hermits, Saint Anthony and Saint Paul, lived in caves at the time. Later, these monasteries were built, which could support themselves. There were bakeries, dairy farms and livestock breeding, which are still considered the holiest sites of Coptic churches in Egypt.
1st day in St. Antonius and St. Paulus Monasteries will bring you a little closer to the past of these places. Admire the well-preserved paintings of St. Anthony Climb into the hermit’s cave. Take a look at the landscape because there is a wonderful view from here on a guided tour of the Monastery of St Anthony and St Paul, even up to the Red Sea. Further along the mountain range to the monastery of St. Paul. The hermit also chose to live in a cave, secluded and without material things, for 90 years. Both monasteries are worth visiting. They take you to another time and allow you to forget about the hustle and bustle of our world.
You will be picked up from your hotel early in the morning for a day trip to the monasteries of St. Anthony and St. Paul. You will drive through the desert and arrive at your first stop, the Monastery of St. Anthony. You will visit the second starting point after the detour of the ridge through the rugged valley.
Then he goes to lunch at a typical restaurant.
After you enjoy your meal, we will return to your hotel at around 17:00.