Castle of Monemvasia, Monemvasia, Greece
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What is “KELARI” ? It’s a traditional grocery with local products. The famous MALVASIA wine , known all over the world , wandering & heady wine, the desire & passion for many, was born & fermented within the vaulted arches of the castle. Today, centuries later, wines produced in the area of Monemvasia, using the best climatic conditions, micro-climate and soil’s characteristics, provide high quality wines with aromas of rare & amazing taste and aftertaste. Forty or more tags, rare & noble varieties such as sun-dried sweet MALVASIA wine, the KYDONITSA & PETROULIANOS, the famous MALAGOUZIA and MAYROUDI, the ASPROUDES & the AGIORGITIKO, take us to incredible wine experience in maintaining the myth of the long journey time. Above the stone boat of Giannis Ritsos, experience the tasting,tasting the rare but highly prized wines that we have exclusively, in cooperation with local producers. In our cellar you’ ll also find the local products of Laconia Earth, organic olive oil from our farm in Soraka, thyme honey from Kyparissi, homemade pasta, homemade macarroons & handmade samousades, homemade jams & marmalades, as sweet ELIA & jam, capers & lupins kaparoni, submarine mastic sweet cherry, local raki & honey, the only wine from […]

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Portelo beach

A small opening tucked away on the south side of the walls right at the bottom of the fortress leads to the pretty little cove of Portelo, that once served as the fortress’ supply port. It was also the only place Monemvasiots could go swimming. Recently restored, Portelo provides the unique experience of swimming right under the imposing fortress city of Monemvasia. Suitable for those staying in Monemvasia fortress and who do not want to leave the historic fortress itself in order to swim. Provides protection from northerly winds. The information were taken from the Monevmasia’s Municipality official website.

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Beaches of East Coast – Myrtoo

The eastern coastline of the Municipality of Monemvasia is scattered with mostly pebbly beaches around Zarakas and Monemvasia, protected from southerly and southwesterly winds. In the north of the municipality are the beaches of Aghia Kyriaki, Megali Ammos and Drymiskos at Kyparissi, and Vlychada near Riechia. Close to Gerakas is Kochylas, near Aghios Ioannis are Kastraki and the busy Pori. The beach at Monemvasia’s new town is Kakkavos. Swimming is also possible off the rocks at Portelo in the shadow of the Lower Town walls. Further south are the beaches of Nomia: Amelakia, Xifias and Aghios Fokas. The information were taken from the Monevmasia’s Municipality official website.

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