Mani, Greece’s Roughest Region

What to see and do to get a real taste of the wild beauty of Mani

The locals of Mani claim to be descendants of the proud Spartan warriors which inhabited the region. Their fierce resistance to the Ottoman occupation set them apart and their history has echoed down through the centuries to modern-day Mani. Take a walk through the narrow streets that lead to neoclassical facades and swim in the crystal clear waters of the region that still retains an air of mystery.  

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