Prefecture of Laconia Travel Guide

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    The sheltered harbour of Porto Kagio
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Monemvasia

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Sparta

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Elafonisos Island

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Mistras

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East Mani

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Yithion

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Asopos

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Monemvasia

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  • its all about position

    Monemvasia Things to Do

    Vast, ruinous, steep - the Upper Town plateau is a mine field of exploration - old foundations, cisterns, broken down walls, all affording spectacular views. Also, due to the steep nature of access from the old town, chances are that you'll have the place moreorless to yourself. (But take care - sheer drops, uneven surfaces, gaping holes all...

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  • Xifoupolis Hotel

    Monemvasia Hotels

    Xifas-Monemvasias, Monemvasia, 23070, gr

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Solo

  • Ayia Sofia

    Monemvasia Things to Do

    The one building remotely still standing is the Ayia Sofia - the 13th century church built in a commanding position looking out to the open sea of the edge of a precipice. Founded as a monastery by Andronikos II, many of the smaller out buildings are little more than foundations, but this is more than made up for it by the chapel - and that...

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Sparta

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  • Mystra

    Sparta Things to Do

    Mystra is a late Byzantine (medieval) city. Constantinople was the capital of the Byzantine Empire, and its most important city. Thesaloniki was the 2nd most important, and Mystra was third. It was a regional capital until the fall of the Byzantine Empire.The castle is high on the hill; the town below. It was a flourishing city, with a good water...

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  • Hotel Pyrgos Mystra

    Sparta Hotels

    3 Manousaki str., Mystras, Sparta, 23100, Greece

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Couples

  • THE BEST TRADITIONAL GREEK FOOD

    Sparta Restaurants

    Well this is the place to eat real greek food with real and pure materials!The food is mediteranian style with local touch.The olive oil is from the owner's olive trees in the closeby village Theologos.The vegetables are from the villages nearby and the bread is traditionally made!!!Some of the best known foods are "hoirini krasati"which is pork...

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Elafonisos Island

  • order everything

    Elafonisos Island Restaurants

    This tavern is a little off the beaten... On the oppisite side of the beaches and after passing through the village,you take the road to Nisia Panagias area.There you will find another beautiful beach,but you didnt come here for this, you came here to EAT. Pass the taverns by the beach and start climp the hill.after a few turns you will find...

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  • Athens-Elafonisos

    Elafonisos Island Transportation

    The best and more comfortable way to get to Elafonisos is by renting a car.With airport as a start, you follow the directions for Korinthos, full highway easy to drive.Afrer you pass the Korinthos canal, driving about 10 kms, you will find the exit for Tripoli.You must stay in 2 left lines cos the exit is on the left side of the road.Till here on a...

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  • best breakfast

    Elafonisos Island Restaurants

    Akri is the most "trenty" place in the village.Most young people get there cos of the lounge music and the beautiful sunsets. Is on the other edge of village (Akri = edge) about ten minutes walk from the port. Akri is an all day restaurant. Has big variety for breakfast, eggs, juices, sandwiches, crepes etc. Also there is a menu for the rest of...

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Mistras

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  • Stuff to know to plan your visit

    Mistras Favorites

    The site is open April to October 8.30-20.00 and November to March 8.30-15.00, in 2011 the admission was 5 euros.As the site is quite large and cover the side of a hill with a significant drop in altitude you need to plan your exploration very carefully.There are two access points, one at the Upper Town and another at the Lower Town. My guidebook...

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  • Byzantion Hotel

    Mistras Hotels

    Central Plaza, Mystras, 23100, Greece

    Satisfaction: Very Good

    Good for: Families

    Hotel Class 1.5 out of 5 stars

  • The castle

    Mistras Things to Do

    If you enter Mystras by the upper gate you will first reach the ticket kiosk, than the trail fork, downhill is the Upper town of Mystras but I suggest you to go up and pay a visit to the ruins of the Frank castel. The path will take you at least 20 minutes to get to the top, has little shade at the begining and none further up. Make sure you bring...

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East Mani

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  • Githion, the sea-front

    East Mani Things to Do

    Γύθειο for the Greeks, transcript as Gythio, Gythion, Githeio, Githeion, Githion or Yithion for VT, is a 2,000 inhabitants seaside town 40 km south to Sparta, in the northeast of the Mani peninsula. So many spellings for such a small place!In summer, it is overflowed by tourists and the population is multiplied by 10!...

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  • Githion, remote part of the city.

    East Mani Things to Do

    If you walk out of the sea front, into the upper part of the town, you will be amazed to find that even in the highest period of the high season, you will easily find passages where there are no visitors wandering. Of course, there is nothing fancy to visit but this is just Greece, quiet and sunny, as it has ever been !

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  • Githion, the fishermen harbor

    East Mani Things to Do

    Even in the high season, if you walk the quay towards the fishermen harbor, you will find them doing their job. On these two photos, one rather large (for Greece) fishing boat has just come back. They had at first put the net on the quay. They are now removing the sea weeds and whatever is stuck to it and wind it on the main boat, ready for a new...

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Top Prefecture of Laconia Hotels

Sparta Hotels
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Elafonisos Island Hotels
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Mistras Hotels
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