Monemvasia & Mystras Stops

6 points of interest in the area


According to legend, a visit to Monemvasia with your loved one ensures the union will lead to marriage, in which case one of Monemvasia or Mystras’ numerous churches will serve as the perfect venue. Strict guidelines have been followed for the preservation of the region, and the quaint stone buildings and narrow cobbled alleyways set the scene for hours of atmospheric exploration.

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