Castle of Monemvasia, Monemvasia, Greece
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Kelari

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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Monemvasia for Lovers

Suggestions for all couples looking for a romantic few days in the medieval fortress. 1st Day First take a walk through the narrow lanes of the fortress before having dinner at one of the picturesque tavernas. Finish the evening with a drink in one of the bars within the town walls. 2nd Day No need to do absolutely anything! Spend the morning lying in for complete relaxation! If you want to stretch your legs a little later, climb up to the Upper Town or head for one of the nearby beaches. As evening falls, take a leisurely walk over the causeway to Gefyra for some fresh fish and a traditional sweet. 3rd Day Begin your exploration of the area with an excursion to the north along the rugged coastline with its wooded cliffs and striking landscape, heading for Kyparissi. Your route takes you through Gerakas, with its unusual fjord. Stop for a swim at Drymiskos beach where you may be the only visitors. Drymiskos is accessible only foot or four-wheel drive.The entire route has several places of interest (see Zarakas route). 4th Day Today’s excursion takes you south to an area rich in natural and historic sights, beautiful beaches and […]

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Wedding Ceremony

Wedding in the shade of the rock

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Wine tasting – Olive Oil tasting

Ready to explore local tasting routes?

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Luggage Services

Our guests may also use the following services: Luggage carrying/delivery * Luggage storage (free) Luggage delivery makes your travel quick and convenient. Just inform us before your next arrival/departure and let us take care of your bags for you. Caryying/Delivery service is available at an extra cost and always with a minimum 2-3 hours notice.

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