Monemvasia

 

Monemvasia  is a town and a municipality in Laconia, Greece. The town is located on a small island off the east coast of the Peloponnese. The island is linked to the mainland by a short causeway 200m in length. Its area consists mostly of a large plateau some 100 metres above sea level, up to 300 m wide and 1 km long, the site of a powerful medieval fortress. The town walls and many Byzantine churches remain from the medieval period. The seat of the municipality is the town Molaoi.

Read more...

Moundon Monastery

The monastery of Moundon is located in the village of Dievcha, in the northern part of Chios, next to Volissos. It honors the name of Saint John the Baptist. It was established in the 9th century and renovated by the monk Iakonos Lagadiotis in 1574.

Read more...

Mount Pelineo

Temperatures steady decrease in Greece and it is already too cold for going swimming. For those of you who nevertheless prefer being active instead of sitting at home we can highly recommend a trip to Pelineo which is the highest mountain of Chios Island.

Read more...

Myrsinidi Monastery

In the eastern part of Chios Island you can find a small coastern town named Vrontados (Βροντάδος). Maybe you know it, because of the famous Rocket War in Easter time or as the supposedly birth town of the well known poet Homer. Additionally you will know one special location of this town more today.

Read more...

Nea Moni

Nea Moni (Νέα Μονη) means new monastery. It is located in the center of the island of Chios and recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Read more...

Old town of Chios city

If you are looking for a nice walk, try the old town of Chios city inside the castle. This castle was originally a fortress to keep the town safe from enemies.

Read more...

We have 154 guests and no members online