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.
Location: On the south eastern side of Peloponnese
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.