Limeni – The historic harbour with the emerald waters

Limeni (Λιμένι) in Mani (Μάνη), in the south Peloponnese, is one of those magical places that if you visit it once it is certain that you will never forget it. It is a small settlement and harbour, with a long and important history that leaves its visitors speechless with its unique wild beauty and theContinue reading “Limeni – The historic harbour with the emerald waters”

Visit the palace of a Homeric king in Pylos

Nestor’s Palace (Ανάκτορο Νέστορος) is a central mansion of the Late Greek Age, surrounded by a fortified enclosure and is considered by archaeologists to be related to the heroic King Nestor, who played a key role in the Trojan War. It was an impressive building that included storage rooms, laboratories, baths, skylights, reception areas, andContinue reading “Visit the palace of a Homeric king in Pylos”

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”

The amazing craters of Didyma

Didyma (Δίδυμα) is a historic village in the prefecture of Argolida in Peloponnese (Greece). Until World War II, the village was called Didymoi (Δίδυμοι), which means twins in Greek. The origin of the name is explained in two ways, first that it came from Mount Didymos or that it was adopted by the Twin CavesContinue reading “The amazing craters of Didyma”