Monemvasia is actually divided into two settlements: Palia Monemvasia (Kastro), the Medieval town carved along the sides of a rock, and Nea Monemvasia, the modern town outside the rock. Both settlements offer many tourist facilities.
Some hotels and accommodation are located around these villages.
After you have seen the best Monemvasia villages, you can also find information about the best beaches.
Guide to 6 villages
Discover our guide to 6 Monemvasia villages. They are all presented with a detailed description, photos and their location on a map of Monemvasia. For the most popular ones, we also provide information about sightseeing in the area, a selection of hotels and reviews.
Description: Kastro (or Palia Monemvasia) is actually the Old Town, built entirely inside a huge rock on the sea. A narrow pathway connects the rock with the mainland.
Description: Nea Monemvasia is actually the modern town outside the Castle. It spreads around a small port and has many tourist facilities.
Description: This is a small village in close distance to Monemvasia with a nice calm beach.
Description: This is a small village with traditional architecture. Not many tourist facilities are found there.
Description: This is a traditional village with old houses and narrow paved paths. Its inhabitants deal mostly with agriculture.
Description: This is a small village with beautiful port and wild landscape. The remains of an ancient town can be seen in close distance.