Hotel Pyrgos Mystra
Travel Blogs from Sparta
... 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 ...
Off to Sparta this morning. It didn't look far on the map which it wasn't but it took way longer than I expected because it was incredibly windy with lots of switch backs. The kids and I felt nauseous and car sick by time we got to Sparta. The roads were so scary because we actually climbed a few huge mountains and there aren't the same safety precautions as Canada; at times there were only weeds between us driving off sheer cliffs on ...