How to move around Monemvasia?

Monemvasia is actually a small, lovely islet across the eastern coastline of Peloponnese, which is connected with the mainland via a short causeway. It stands out for its marvelous medieval castles, unique architecture and narrow pathways. You can easily explore this place on foot, however there are some more transportation options that allow you to visit nearby locations, too.

Don't forget to get informed about how to get to Monemvasia in order to optimize your travel.

Public Buses

Bus routes with direction to the Medieval Castle are carried out frequently, especially during summer. Public buses depart from Nea Monemvasia.
For intercity routes you can use KTEL buses, which connect Monemvasia with Sparta and Athens. You can find more specific information about timetables and itineraries on

Taxis and private transfers

A taxi is definitely a choice that offers you easy and fast transfer to your destination.
You can find some taxis in any central spot, however you can also book a taxi by calling on 0030 27320 62050 or 0030 27320 61274.

Car and motorbike rentals

With a car or motorcycle, you can explore a region at your own pace and gain access to the most secluded spots! In case you don't have your own vehicle, it is an excellent idea to rent a car for your sightseeing trips! Notice that you should better rent your vehicle before reaching Monemvasia, as you may find no car rental agencies in close distance.

Nearby destinations and points of interest

Although Monemvasia is quite secluded, at the same time it is located close to many other locations of Peloponnese that you might want to visit. Especially if you have your own private vehicle, you should not miss the chance to go on a small road trip and have a taste of the surrounding area! Among others, some of the most popular spots nearby are the following:
Gythio: 66,5 km
Sparti: 87,3 km
Mystras: 90 km



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