Neapoli Lakonias – The unexplored nautical town of Southern Greece

Neapoli – also known as Neapolis, Neapoli Voion or Vatika (Νεάπολη -ς / Νεάπολη Βοιών / Βατίκα) – is located in the bay between Elafonisos (Ελαφόνησος) and Cavo Maleas (Κάβο Μαλέας) in Lakonia (Λακωνία). It is the last southeastern continental city of Greece and Europe. The old part of the city has been built amphitheatricallyContinue reading “Neapoli Lakonias – The unexplored nautical town of Southern Greece”

Pavlopetri and Ancient Asopos – The sunken cities of Lakonia

Laconia (Λακωνία) is an area of Peloponnese with many popular destinations, wonderful beaches, unique archeological sites, Byzantine churches, picturesque villages and much more. However, few know that in Laconia there are two of the most important sunken ancient cities in Greece and probably in Europe. Both are easily accessible and the visitor could admire theirContinue reading “Pavlopetri and Ancient Asopos – The sunken cities of Lakonia”

Kyparissi : The unknown “island” of Peloponnese

Kyparissi is a small village in Lakonia, squashed between the slopes of Mountain Parnonas and the shores of the Myrtoan Sea. It has a character and an architectural style quite different from other seaside villages of Peloponnese. Until the 1970s there was no motorway leading to the village and the main way of communicating with theContinue reading “Kyparissi : The unknown “island” of Peloponnese”