Monemvasia

A Carefree Sustainable Vacation Awaits You at This Byzantine Mansion Turned Hotel in Monemvasia

A Byzantine-era mansion turned hotel a few kilometers away from the magnificent castle of Monemvasia has opened its doors for the Summer of 2020, as Greece is gradually relaxing its Covid-19 restrictions. Kinsterna Hotel is a model of autonomy and...

Spectacular New Drone Video of Ancient Greek Town

The Byzantine and Venetian fortress town of Monemvasia in the southern Peloponnese has been captured in all its glory in a recent drone video produced by Cityph0t0graphy.  Few people who visit Greece are aware of the great historical importance of the...

Greece's Most Authentic Ancient Villages

Greece has some true hidden gems when it comes to its authentic villages. Tourism has yet to spoil these towns that are steeped in history and are a complete escape from the modern world. Here are some of our favorite...

Travel Greece: The Magical Medieval Village and Castle of Monemvasia, Lakonia

The beautiful and magical ambience of the town of Monemvasia, as well as the surrounding area of Laconia, is a romantic and secret getaway that you have to see to believe! Not many people who visit Greece are aware of...

Drone Video Captures Imposing Lighthouse of Greece's Monemvasia

One of the most historic and imposing lighthouses in Greece is located at Monemvasia, in the Peloponnese. Built by the British in 1896 and automated in 1960 the lighthouse has been recently renovated. It sits on an iceberg-like slab of rock,...

Heartbreaking Video of Historic Monemvasia Castle in Flames

Firefighters battled for hours since Sunday to extinguish a fire that threatened the historic castle of Monemvasia in Lakonia, southern Greece. Photographs and video footage showed the flames engulfing much of the castle. According to reports, there was no major...

Foreign Investors Choose Traditional Houses in Greece

Over 600 million euros have been invested in Greek real estate by foreign investors in the 2013-2015 period, with the emphasis given to traditional summer houses, according to a Kathimerini report. Specifically, 186 million euros were invested in 2015, 250...

Autumn in Mainland Greece At its Best

Planning your vacation to Greece in autumn can be a fun and exciting experience, but to take the trip is even better, simply because nature's beauty in Greece during autumn is almost magical. For those who seek a colorful countryside...

Canadian Newspaper Pays Tribute to Mani and Monemvasia

Canadian newspaper Ottawa Citizen published an extensive article on April 25, on the Greek regions of Mani and Monemvasia, noting that “Greece is more than islands.” The article pays tribute to the wild scenery and the beauty of Mani, Peloponnese....

Canadian Newspaper Praises Greek Holiday Destinations

In a recent article published in Canadian newspaper “The Vancouver Sun,” Janice and George Mucalov describe their Aegean Sea cruise from Istanbul to Athens. Having visited the more popular destinations such as Mykonos and Santorini on a previous cruise, the two writers were able...