9 - 10 hours
At the fare end of the Peloponnese , a small , dark island juts out of the sea. A thin strip of land inks it with the mainland at Yefira the bridge as this coastal psarohori Fishing village has come to be known. The Fort City of Monemvasia with its one and only gate as its name suggests (Moni =sole ,Emvasia = Entrance) turns a dream into reality. That is where Byzantium and the Middle Ages joined hands to bring Time to a standstill. This fortress-state , in southern Laconia proves the Byzantine-Venetian influence in the Peloponnese.
Prices / 2 up to 4 persons
Prices / 5 up to 8 persons
For less or more participants please contact us in order to offer you flexible rates.
Early morning departure from your hotel for the south part of Peloponnese, the Mani. Make a sort stop to Sparta, a historical town with crucial role in the ancient Greek history. After a while we depart for Monemvasia the amazing small island with many small byzantine churches. Monemvasia was founded by the Ancient Spartans in the 6th century BC and it was called Akra Minoa, as Pausanias describes in his scripts. Its paved streets are narrow and suitable only for pedestrians. Monemvasia is also called the "Gibraltar of the East" because it's identical to the rock of Gibraltar in diminution. Free time to explore the castle,the churches of Elkomenos Christ and St.Sophia, and to shoot amazing pictures of the traditional maisons or to walk around and enjoy the view. Free time for lunch and rest. Return back to the hotels later in the evening.
Comfortable casual shoes - clothing.
Bottle of water.
Sunscreen especially during summer period.
Start point: Nedontos street 79, Kalamata (Next to main square). Departure time 07.30am.
Pick-up points: from all hotels of city of Kalamata.
Final time and information will be advised by sms or email one (1) day before the departure of your tour.
Basic physical condition.Light walking is nessecery.
Children need to be accompanied by an adult.
Participants should feel comfortable in walking and able to walk.
For any tour, it is required a minimum number of participations in order to be materialized. In case of less participants, our travel agency has the right to cancel the tour or to postpone the date in another with more participants.Last day of information about the materialisation of the tour can be 1 day before departure as some new last minute - bookings or cancelations can influence the tour.
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the prebooked tour.
All customer touchpoints are frequently cleaned.
Social distancing is maintained in vehicles up to 65% of the total capacity per vehicle ( taxi-minivan-minibus-bus)
The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds.
Masks are required, please bring your own..