Panagia Galaktotrofoussa

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This is one of the many names given to the Virgin Mother and is the name of an icon and a monastery.

What is Galaktotrofoussa

The name means 'Virgin Lactans'.

About the monastery

The monastery of Panaghia Galaktotrofoussa is located at the confluence of the Chalikiotikos and Lepenetsiotikos Rivers, tributaries of the Acheloos River, on the road that leads to Kalarites (Thessalia, Greece). This monastery was founded in 1799 and is less known to the surrounding monasteries of the Meteora region.