Travel Blogs from Mystras
Went to Cosi beach cafe at mantinia with Nicholas & Mary. Home to eat zucchini slice & spanakorizo. Then nap for Freddy. I went to alphavita supermarket - there are 2 whole aisles of friganies. And a whole aisle of gala nounou. Then went to jumbo - best shop ...
The guide book says there are 999 steps to the top of the Palamidi fortress, 220 metres above Nafplio, and there are at least that, not counting those INSIDE the fortress after you pay your money. We were the first to climb the steps that day, (you can drive up) and the effort was well worth it for the views from this magnificent fortress built by the Venetians in the 1700s. Again not enough time to explore every one of the 8 bastions but we probably did six. ...
... noses as festering old Spartan ruins and put Mystras on the slate instead. Yes indeed, you don't know what it is...yet.
As we arrived reasonably late (ie hot) in the afternoon we scheduled it in for the morning of our departure. Get up early, cram another rancid breakfast down our throats and hit it early, BAM: this is the plan. The sun rises early here, but only remembers that it's a massive ball of superheated molten metal at around 10am, so if we crack on for 8am ...
... Guillaume ruled over the world of Evrotas. He built bastions for his knights, houses, dungeons, storerooms, courtyards. As time went by, houses were built on the hillside under the Frankish castle, and a town was born whose fate was to become the centre of civilization and the cradle of the last dynasty of the Byzantine Emperors.
During the two centuries of Mystras' existence, many ...
... The music was dedicated to the Composer Spanoudakis who is well known throughout the country for his great music.
Mystras is a place where no matter how many times you visit, you want to come again and again, and your feelings differ every time you are here.
There are two entrances, and luckily we are taken to the top of the cliff so that it will be much easier to descent the ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Free parking