How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
TripAdvisor Reviews Hotel Dioscouri Sparta
Travel Blogs from Sparta
Breakfast is good. We are served at the balcony bar at Bacchus. We are the only ones there and the owner's wife serves us the perfect breakfast of Greek goodies. Not a lot of difference to the rest of Europe, but the Greek twist, hams, cheeses, eggs, bread, croissants, cakes, (3 different kinds), Greek yoghurt, jams, juice and honey. My day starts …
... turns. We lifted the hood and noticed the car was 6 years old. Anyway, we drove to Peloponnese from Athens. We drove through the toll road for 4 hours. 13 euros of tolls later, we excited a few km from Kalamata. The last stretch of the toll road was still unfinished. We soon got to Kalamata; the town famous for its olives. The town is pretty big in comparison to towns in the area ...
We are supposed to be spending one more night here at Xirokambi, we get to the dining room for breakfast, and hopefully plan to visit the abandoned village of Koumousta and perhaps if we are lucky, meet the only couple who lives out there. First I have to check my emails…..
PLANS CHANGE SUDDENLY:
Due to the email I received today we judge that we have to leave one day earlier and this is ...
... to believe! The last inhabitants left in 1953 which is difficult to imagine that people would have been able to reside in these ruins. In 1989, Mystras was registered as a World Heritage Site.
After our usual picnic lunch we started our journey home. I would have loved to stay and explore Sparta and especially find out what was 50 and 80% off in the store windows we drove by. However, no sale is worth trudging in 42 degree heat ...
... in my Art & Archeology teacher's group today, because if I had been I may have jumped from the top of hill. 3 hours a week in class is enough for me; I can't imagine how the people who got a four-hour tour of Mycenae with him were feeling. Professor Karavas gave us a great tour and showed us a lot of things he thought were cool, which were mostly the things I though were cool too so it worked out great. This civilization built some of the coolest tombs ever, I will put ...