Laconia Region

administrative region of the peninsula

The town seen on the way to the top

Laconia Region

Laconia is an administrative region of Peloponnese occupying major part of the southeast and south area of the peninsula. It unites many historical sights and various architecture styles. Capital of the region is the contemporary town of Sparti. Interesting places to visit on the territory of Laconia are:
- The Ancient town and castle of Monemvasia
- Elafonisos, a small island with sandy beaches and blue sea
- Mystras, a fortified town near Sparta
- The town of Gythio which reminds of Corfu town with its architecture
- Mani peninsula with the stone houses and towers
- The Diros caves near Areopoli, Mani
- Cape Tenaro, the southernmost point of continental Europe where you can also see an ancient sanctuary of Poseidon


The town seen on the way to the topBuilding ruins and the cobbled stairway to Agia Sofia and the CitadelWalking on the sand and searching for the perfect beach spotSmall beach with tiny pebbles and seafront housesBlue bay with extremely calm waterDark and shallow spots in the crystal blue sea water

highlights: administrative region of the peninsula, region in Peloponnese, Greece

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