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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
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- Pets allowed
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... the nearby neighborhood of Mystras. The current Sparta was rebuilt in the 1830's by King Otto from Bavaria - he was a fan of Sparta - but it is a bustling 19th and 20th century town now without much reminders of the illustrious Spartans except a large statue of King Leonidas. Mystras, about 4 miles from Sparta, is a very important site of the Byzantine Empire - and had a golden age until the take over by the Turks in 1460. What is left today are the remains of several ...
... to people and place here. It could be the athlete in me connecting to the Olympic history, the friendly people, the beautiful scenery, or maybe just the prominence of this place as the centre of Mother Earth (Gaia). It is also known as the site of the Delphic Oracle. A browse through the site included a request to sing to a French group who stood above the amphitheatre and wanted a sense of the sound amplification (Bonne Fete is the extent of my ...
... queue, you can take any tender thereafter. They are constantly running between the ship to shore and return.
We took our position inside the lifeboat. Ideally, in Roisin’s mind, once WE are aboard, the pilot can go. A bit like a personal taxi service! Unfortunately in reality, the tender will not leave until it is relatively full. One of these fully equipped, completely covered lifeboats can hold up to 120 personnel; passengers and crew. We were waiting at ...
... HOW TO COME HERE:
From Athens is approximately 3 hours.
If you are in Sparta (20 minute drive from
here) it is advisable to visit Mystras first and then come here to spend the
entire afternoon…swim first and then go for some fish and ouzo.
Don’t miss visiting the Caves of Diros which is
another interesting place to visit ….only a 30 minute drive from here as well.
... driving to the beach we noticed the first grocery store was closed, and then the second one was also closed. We held out hope for the Super Market but was disappointed to see it was not open. The assumption is because of the religious celebration yesterday maybe today is a holiday?? Time for the beach and we'll worry about food later.
Morning is the best for the beach as the water is calm, crystal clear and perfect ...