Laconia is famous for its natural beauty and history.
Discover attractions of the Greek islands, mainland and metropolis. Apart from archaeological sites, monuments and museums, did you know that you can visit some of the most amazing monuments of geological interest in the word? Don't miss the chance to visit the Petrified Forest of Lesvos and Meteora in Thessaly, Central Laconia!
Laconia, Laconia, Peloponnese The Archaeological Museum of Sparta (Greek: Αρχαιολογικό Μουσείο Σπάρτης) is a museum in Sparta in Greece. It houses thousands of finds from the ancient Acropolis of Sparta, known as the Lakedaemonia,... View More
Archeological Site of Mystras
Laconia, Laconia, Peloponnese Long known as "the Wonder of the Morea", the remarkably well-preserved medieval city of Mystras played a central role in the final years of the Byzantine Empire. Built on a steep hill at the foot of Mount Taygetus, it was the... View More
Castle of Mystras - Villehardouin's Castle
Laconia, Laconia, Peloponnese The castle is on a steep hill that dominates the valley of Evrotas river, 6km west of the modern town of Sparta.It is very possible that the decision of the Francs to build a castle there had to do with the vincinity to the ancient... View More
Caves of Diros
Laconia, Laconia, Peloponnese Caves of Diros form part of an underground river. About 5,000 meters have been exposed and are accessible by small boats and through narrow passageways. One is surrounded by formations of stalagmites and stalactites. Archaeological... View More
Laconia, Laconia, Peloponnese Dimitrios (Greek Δημήτριος) is a Greek shipwreck famous due to its picturesque location on an easily accessible sandy beach near Gythio, Greece.Dimitrios (previously named Klintholm), a small, 67-metre (220-foot) cargo... View More
Museum of the Olive and Greek Olive Oil
Laconia, Laconia, Peloponnese The Museum of the Olive and Greek Olive Oil, in Sparta (Peloponnese), transports you to the culture, history and technology of the olive and olive oil production in the Greek realm, from prehistoric times to the early 20th century.
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Laconia, Laconia, Peloponnese The Pantanassa Monastery (Greek: Μονή Παντανάσσης) is a monastery in Mystras, Greece. It was founded by a chief minister of the late Byzantine Despotate of the Morea, John Frankopoulos, and was dedicated in September... View More
Laconia, Laconia, Peloponnese The Taygetus, Taugetus, Taygetos or Taÿgetus (Greek: Ταΰγετος) is a mountain range in the Peloponnese peninsula in Southern Greece. The highest mountain of the range is Mount Taygetus, also known as the "Profitis Ilias",... View More