Hotel Pyrgos Mystra
Travel Blogs from Sparta
... 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 ...
... in the gorge of Anakolo at an altitude of about 750 meters on the slopes of mount Taygetos.
The settlement Koumousta was found the 17th century and it is amazing how it has preserved its form, the traditional buildings, its Square with the marble fountains and the huge plane tree in the center of the square. 5 Byzantine churches scattered around are also in short proximity to the village.
... well as “kolokythokeftedes”. Staffed tomatoes –'gemista' cost €6.00 and the pork fricassee costs €7.00.
Sandy is a good cook and very passionate with her dishes!
Don’t miss ‘fava’ which costs just €5.00. Fava cannot be missed from a traditional Greek cuisine of course.
The restaurant’s wine is also ...
... visiting the CASTLE of GERAKI, the little
island of ELAFONISSOS with its gorgeous beaches and the rock-town of MONEMVASIA.
In nearby Mani there
are also the DIROS CAVES which are worth the detour.
The beauties of the
Peloponnese never end, and this is exactly what I will try to show you in the
... there was the living room with a nice sofa and couch and a fireplace. There was a mini fridge to keep water cool. The corner staircase leaded to the attic and the very bright upper floor was spacious and comfortable. The queen bed was perfect just like we expected it to be. It made us feel like home!
BATHROOM: I cannot tell that it was that big but it was neither small. A side wall window filled the room with light till late afternoon. Towels ...