The town of Gythio and the villages around it have managed to keep their traditional architectural style. They are known for their strong fortresses, small houses, and paved roads. A few people live in these villages today but they keep well the traditions of Mani.
Some hotels and accommodation are located around these villages.
After you have seen the best Gythio villages, you can also find information about the best beaches.
Guide to 4 villages
Discover our guide to 4 Gythio villages. They are all presented with a detailed description, photos and their location on a map of Gythio. For the most popular ones, we also provide information about sightseeing in the area, a selection of hotels and reviews.
Description: This small seaside town gets very lively in summer because many tourists come to spend their holidays. The trademark of Gythio is Kranae islet, which is connected to the mainland through a narrow strech of land.
Description: This small village has many abandoned fortresses that were once used to protect the area from the enemies.
Description: This is a seaside resort with uninhabited houses and towers. A long beach streches in front of the village.
Description: This is not actually a village but a tourist settlement with many hotels, fish taverns and watersports centres.