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Starting from the port of Kyllini, which connects the Peloponnese with two beautiful Ionian Islands: Zakynthos and Kefalonia, you can discover an unknown hidden treasure of endless beautiful beaches. Beach Kafkalida named after the Kafkalida isle, which hosts from 1906 the large stone lighthouse 15...
Some more than 200 kilometers away from Athens and with about 2.5 hours of driving, we arrived at Dimitsana. The first thought that crossed my mind was that this is both a summer and winter destination. That's because it combines a very beautiful and verdant nature, graphic landscapes,...
After a few minutes of driving from the center of the village of Dimitsana we arrived at the Outdoor Hydro Movement Museum. Not knowing exactly what to expect and what to see, we were amazed when we saw a verdant filled with flowing waters where are represented the main terms of water usage from...
Sightseeings, Unique Travel Routes
One more reason to visit beautiful Dimitsana village (especially for the nature lovers and the wayfarers) is the magical hiking paths in nature. I chose to combine a unique walk with a visit to an old monument of historical and religious importance. The Holy Monastery of Panagia the Philosopher...
Unique Travel Routes
In Nafplio you leave the car at the port and walk the city round and round. The old neighborhood, only for pedestrian throughout, is so great to walk that you can't get enough of it. But just around the corner and on the left side of the port, starts a beautiful route known locally as "The Round of...
We wandered aimlessly for hours around the Old Town of Nafplion to finally discover with joy that our hostel is located in the central part of the city. Alongside the sea, in a pedestrian street full of color and makeshift gardens hanging from doors and windows, the street with the historic name -...
When travelling "beneath the Canal of Corynth" there are certainly many beautiful places you can visit. For me though, there is one destination that if you do not visit, it is like you haven't traveled in Peloponnesus and is no other than the Castle of Mystras. The Castle of Mystras was a Byzantine...
The prefecture of Laconia is known for its Byzantine castle of Mystras. Very close to castle there is a village that was unknown to me some time ago. It's called Trypi and it's located just 6 miles from the castle, on the road that leads to Kalamata. Entering the village, my eye falls on a small...
One of the most popular destinations in Ilia is Kourouta beach, a few kilometers from the town of Amaliadas. Deviating slightly from the highway Patras - Pyrgos the traveler is in one of the most organized coastal areas of the county, which for years has been awarded with a blue flag. Here visitor...
The last 20 years I travel and I have stayed in very nice hotels, apartments, chalets, etc. First time, after so many trips I found and I stayed in a hostel that was .... 'my house' .... The IRIS Guesthouse in Agios Ioannis few minutes out of Mystras. The story begins with my trip to Laconia and...