Travel Blogs from Sparta
... standards. Mystras is a medieval walled town out of Sparta it has churches and other buildings from the Byzantine period and some people still live in the buildings at the top of the hill, possibly priests. Some of the buildings have wall paintings. There is a piece of modern art on exhibition it's based on a story about a wedding dress. The buildings are interesting but not as old as archaeological sites we will see at Messini and ...
... foot. I am excited at the same time as I rarely have the opportunity to walk like some years back or take some exercise. The only reason for this is that I am most of the time behind my desk writing if I am not travelling!
The day seems promising, the sand has totally disappeared and it is a bright morning with a clear sky.
What makes the visit interesting is the fact that the village ...
... and Son moved from Athens and came to this little village just to be out in nature they told us. The father remains in Athens but comes during weekends.
They are humble persons, and Andreas is out there with lots of dreams for a better life. The cuisine is amazing and the spot is breathtaking!
“Dolmadakia” –staffed vine leaves cost €4.50 the ...
7. Go to the small yet impressive Archaeological
Museum of Sparta.
8. Pay homage to the Zerbitsa and Gola Monasteries
in the area.
9. Discover the region’s heritage through the
Museum of Olive Oil.
10.Go on an amazing photo excursion.
If you want to explore
other parts of ...
... the evening and it is exactly in front of the reception desk.
ARRIVAL: We had a warm welcome upon arrival. Korina showed us to our room and also showed me around a few rooms to get a picture of what other rooms looked like. Katerina cooked for us a simple meal in the evening and Dimitra helped a lot with her precious tips.
ROOM: It was a well-appointed 2-storey apartment with the bedroom on the attic. On the ...