TRAVEL GUIDE TO MONEMVASIA

Find out everything about your holidays in Monemvasia on our travel guide! The Castle Town of Monemvasia is among the most impressive places in Greece. Located on the southeastern side of Peloponnese, Monemvasia Greece was entirely carved on the backside of a sea rock in Medieval times. This huge sea rock is not visible from the mainland so that the locals could avoid enemy attacks. The only way to reach Monemvasia was by boat, while later on a paved pathway was constructed to connect the castle entrance to the mainland. This is how the name came out, meaning a single passage. A new town has been constructed on the mainland, just opposite the rock. A walk around the Castle Town is a travel to the past, while the sea view from the castle top is breathtaking.

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Monemvasia in Greece is one of the most romantic places in the country. This is a Medieval Castle Town, exclusively carved on the slopes of a rock. This fantastic place was originally constructed in the Medieval Ages and has been continuously inhabited since then. Today most of the old mansions have been converted into guesthouses and boutique hotels. Outside the Rock, there is a new modern town with many tourist facilities. Holidays in Monemvasia can be combined with day trips to Gythio, Mystras, Neapolis and other regions of south Peloponnese.

Monemvasia in Greece is an impressive castle town in south-eastern Peloponnese. This town was constructed invisible from the mainland to avoid enemy attacks. It can be seen only from the sea and only a narrow pathway connects it to the mainland. This is how its name came out, meaning a single passage.

A walk around the paved streets of the castle town is like a trip back in time. See the elegant stone mansions and the Byzantine churches, such as the church of Agia Sofia and Christ Elkomenos. Do not also miss the breathtaking sea view from the top of the Castle during your Monemvasia holidays. Things to do in the region include sightseeing and swimming in calm beaches.v

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HIGHLIGHTS: BEST THINGS TO DO

Discover the best things to do in Monemvasia! From Monemvasia sightseeing to activities, we give you the best recommendations for the ultimate Monemvasia holidays experience!

  • Medieval Town
    The Castle Town of Monemvasia is among the most romantic places in Greece. A stroll around the narrow streets is like a dream back in time.
  • Archaeological Museum
    The Archaeological Collection of Monemvasia is housed in the Muslim Mosque, one of the best-preserved buildings in the town of Monemvasia.
  • Church of Christ Elkomenos
    The church of Christ Elkomenos is the most famous church in Monemvasia. Its name means Christ in Pain and celebrates on Holy Thursday.