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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
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The small fishing village of Gerolimenas in Mani is perched on the waterside, secluded and picturesque at the same time. It is an exquisite location ideal for a base to explore the area of Mani.
It is 100 km from the city of Kalamata and about 50 km from the town of Gytheio.
Don't expect sandy beaches …
... for several weeks. During this time all conflict in Greece had to be suspended. The site of Olympia was discovered in 1776, but the most important excavations are recent. Zeus' temple was partially reconstructed by the Germans. The stadium is particularly impressive with an audience capacity of 45,000. It is still possible to see the starting and finishing lines of the races in the ...
... local bus for only 1.6 Euro whereas many tour groups at Philipi would have paid a tour company many times more. I enjoyed asking locals where to catch the bus and getting a cheap bite to eat at a family restaurant in the village near Philipi.
I got back to Kavala and walked around some more and Kinda gave up another 5 star dinner to have dinner with me. What a wonderful woman she is and how much I love ...
Drive south nearly to tip of peninsula. Wild and empty coast with one or two semi-derelict villages, usually high up to be more easily defended. Even if the village is now derelict, the church has been maintained at great expense. Little cove with a few fishing boats. At Vatheo we stop to explore. High up in the hills with a clear view of coast, this is a large Maniot village, restored by Greek government as a hotel then abandoned again when funds ran out. Sad to ...
Roads being longer and places to stop being many more than we allotted time for, we'd managed to see the caves at Dirou, but hadn't had time to go to hell, so we backtracked. At Cape Taenaron, on the very bottom of the peninsula of Mani, lies the mythical Gate to Hades. A worthwhile trip, not only for its beauty but even just so we could say we'd been to hell and ...