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Private Day Trip to Sparta from Kalamata
"Our adventure will start at your hotel preferably in the morning and in less than two hours we will reach our destination Sparta.The sights during our trip are spectacular as we will cross the famous and full of myths and traditions mountains of Taygetos. Passing through ravines stone tunnels caves and green forests we will have the opportunity to get to know each other better in order to adjust our tour to your travel needs.Our first stop for photos will be in Keadas. There you will learn everything about the black page of Sparta’s hostory
From EUR75.00
 
Mystras Day Trip from Costa Navarino
"The route is spectacular as we will cross the famous mountain of Taygetos so full of myths and traditions. Passing through ravines tunnels caves and green forests we will have the opportunity to get to know each other better in order to adjust our tour to your travel needs.Our first stop for photos will be in Keadas. This was where the Ancient Spartans would bring newborn sick child in order to avoid the  continuation of defective genes to protect their proud and perfect race.During our trip you will learn everything about the foundation of the castle town of Mystras
From EUR350.00
 
Ancient Messene Day Trip from Costa Navarino
"We will pick you up from your hotel preferably in the morning and in almost an hour and a half we will be in Ithomi hill where Ancient Messene is located.During our trip you will have the oportunity to enjoy the stunning scenery and learn about the myths traditions and secrets of the area.Our first stop will be at the source of village Mauromati. We will recount of the legend that reveals the name of the village: a myth that reaches back to the years of ancient Greeks’ mythology and is related to the the famous General from Ancient Thiva who founded the city of Ancient Messene on the ruins of Ancient Ithomi. Ruins that were the result of the Spartans’ invasion.Just above the ancient city Nikos’ traditional coffee shop
From EUR250.00

More General in Lefkas

Nice house!

You should not only remain on the main streets but also wander in the small streets of Lefkas. You will certainly find pleasant houses. This one makes would make a painter's delight (also a...
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JLBG
Mar 18, 2006

Lefkas, narrow side streets

In the center of Lefkas, a few narrow side streets are escaping from the main street. They are lined with colorful fishermen houses. There are no really ancient buildings as the city is often hit by...
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JLBG
Mar 10, 2006

Lefkas, woman in traditional wear

The traditional “regular” wear, worn everyday, is now exceptional. Only a few elderly women coming from mountain villages still wear it. It is a plain black dress with occasionally a black scarf. The...
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JLBG
Mar 10, 2006

Lefkas, the main street

The main street is pedestrian only.The northern part of the main street (Goulielmou Dairpfeld), from the lagoon to the main square is very touristy. The southern part (Stratigou Ioniou Mela, after the...
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JLBG
Mar 10, 2006

Lefkas, Santa Maura fort

The fortress of Agia Mavra (Santa Maura, or Saint Maura) stands on a shingle hillock, 3km north of the city. It was built in the 13th century by Giovanni Orsini, a Frankish knight. It has been...
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JLBG
Mar 10, 2006

Lefkas, the city and channel.

This photo shows the city center, on the right. The oblique line in the middle is the road coming from the bridge, between the brackish water lagoon on the left and the channel on the right.Until the...
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JLBG
Mar 10, 2006
 
 
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Landscape on Lefkas

Even when they have been improved, roads in Lefkas are narrow and spaces where you can park to take a photo are scarce. Then, it is not a big surprise if these two photos were taken from the same...
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JLBG
Mar 10, 2006

Architecture

The architecture of Lefkada was mainly influenced by the West civilisations and particularly by the Venetians.In 1948, a major earthquake destroyed the largest part of Lefkada Island and for that...
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elgin99
May 07, 2005

A simple life...

Lefkas is blessed with beautiful, beautiful churches, dating from the 15th, 16th, and 17th centuries, most importantly the Church of the Holy Trinity. The church is built entirely of white marble,...
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mapakettle
Aug 28, 2004

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"Lefkes...10 kilometres from Parikia (Paros)"
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"Lefkas, the "chora" of Lefkas island"
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"Island of Delightful Contrasts"
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"Lefkas, an island"
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"The island you can go by... car !!"
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