Map Destinations / Peloponnese / Neapolis Neapolis Epos Travel Tours The history of the city begins from the second millennium BC. In the place of today's Neapolis was the ancient city of Voia. The area of the Voia was inhabited by the mythical face of Aeneas, the founder of Rome, who, after the fall of Troy, on his [...]
Pylos“Greek: Πύλος), historically also known under its Italian name Navarino, is a town and a former municipality in Messenia, Peloponnese, Greece. Pylos has a long history, having been inhabited since Neolithic times. It was a significant kingdom in Mycenaean Greece, with remains of the so-called “Palace of Nestor” excavated nearby, named after Nestor, the king of Pylos in Homer’s Iliad.
Map ` Continuing west we will reach Methoni. A beautiful seaside town with its imposing castle to retain its romantic atmosphere. This small but picturesque town hides one of the most beautiful and well-preserved castles of Greece and the Mediterranean, on the beach, which has become a must for all conquerors of the region and Mediterranean seashores. Arriving there, the view is captured [...]
Elafonisos is a small islet (only 19 km2) at the southern tip of Laconia, between the Peloponnese and Kythera. Elafonisos has three of the most beautiful beaches in the Mediterranean, an extremely rare natural wealth, attractive landscapes, undersea treasures and the well-known submerged city Pavlopetri.
Map Destinations / Peloponnese / Gerakas ~ Our morning departure for Monemvasia will stop for a coffee in Gerakas (Ierax) a small beautiful seaside village of Peloponnese, which is literally built in a fjord! It was the naval station of the Byzantines to fight the Saracens, and the anchorage of passing ships to avoid the tempests, since the port of Gerakas [...]
Map Destinations / Peloponnese / Monemvasia Monemvasia Epos Travel Tours It is more convenient to visit the village of Velies for a visit to the hospice of the hospitable family George Tsimidis. Here we will try the famous local Malvasia wine and other local varieties accompanied by local dishes. After the winetasting We depart for Monemvasia, the picturesque [...]
Map Destinations / Peloponnese / Fokianos bay and Kyparissi village ~ We continue to go south along the imposing volume of Mount Parnon through beautiful villages and beautiful beaches. These villages have been for many years hardly accessible by land, always having easier access from the sea. This has had an impact on the architecture of the settlements, which seems to [...]
Map Destinations / Peloponnese / Leonidion Destinations Peloponnese Leonidion Epos Travel Tours Continuing south the rocky narrow eastern coast of the Peloponnese, next to Myrtoo sea (Pelagos) and passing by small picturesque bays where we will stop for photographs or for a quick dip in the crystal clear waters, we will reach the heavenly beach of Tserfos for [...]
Map Destinations / Peloponnese / Astros About half an hour after Lerna we arrive at Astros and Paralio Astros with the endless beach. Here, the Second National Assembly (1823) was formed to vote for the revision of the first Greek Constitution of Epidaurus (1822). Paralio Astros is today a holiday resort. The Moustos wetland, the Loukas Monastery and Ancient Eva, where the [...]
Map The building was a two-storey establishment , built with rocks in the foundations, raw adobe in the superstructure and brought roof of tiles. Much of them were found and gave the building the conventional name "House of Keramon” (House of Ceramics). Although in the historical times Lerna is a minor place, Myth places here the bottomless lake of Alkionia and [...]