Month: October 2019

Hike @ Cap Maleas

A hike took us close to Cap Maleas in the southeast of the Peloponnese with great views along the coast.  Parking for the night Sunrise … We had spent the night at the the Laconian Gulf near the island of Elafonisos directly at the sandy beach. The next morning we enjoyed a great sunrise and soon …

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@ Monemvasia

Monemvasia is one of the highlights on the Peloponnese through its position on a special island just off the coast. Nowadays the island is connect by a small dam, but in medieval time there was a long bridge which had a draw bridge in the middle. This 1km long and 100m high island was the site …

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BBQ at the beach

We were looking for a nice place at the coast South of Leonidio and found the bay of Fokian√≥s, where we enjoyed the beach and the greek taverns. Fokian√≥s can only be reached on long winding roads over the mountains and past little villages. At the end we descended to a fabulous bay of crystal …

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Medieval City & Monastery

We had landed at Geraki by accident while searching for a parking for the night. But the historic castle and city was a great experience. Afterwards we drove through the mountains again and visited the Monastery of Elona in the Defnon valley. Incredible frescos at Geraki  We had parked directly at the gate of Geraki …

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Hike @ Polydroso

 We left the coast near Astros to explore the Parnon mountains where we wanted to go on a hike at Polydroso. Harvest time Already the drive through this mountain range was fascinating. The navigation had led us on minor roads taking us through empty valleys and past little villages surrounded by incredible mountains. We had …

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A hike @ N√°fplio

N√°fplio is a lovely harbour town in the south east of Peloponnese from where we took a walk along the coast and back to the centre. We had arrived late in the evening so we just parked at the big parking next to the harbour and went to explore the old part of N√°fplio, finally …

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Epidaurus

From the coast we drove inland to Epidaurus but stopped first at the dolines of Didyma. The famous theatre of Epidaurus Outside of Didyma are 2 big dolines or sinkholes. Former caves collapsed thousands of years ago and left this big holes in the ground. The first is accessible by a steep stairway dug into the …

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