Sparti is one of the most known historical towns of Peloponnese and the capital of Lakonia prefecture. It is built in the middle of a fascinating valley and wild mountains that create an impressive scenery. Sparti is the birthplace of the most powerful army in ancient Greek history, which was a symbol of bravery and physical strength. Its glorious past and its close proximity to the castle-state of Mystras draws global attention.
Today, Sparti is the economic and commercial center of Lakonia, visited by hundreds of tourists throughout the year for its historical interest and natural beauty. The surviving churches and monasteries are embraced by the idyllic green environment offering pilgrims a warm welcome and unique tranquility. Numerous other sites exist around the town, which is accompanied by the modern facilities and the busy nightlife of Sparti.
This section proposes a map of Sparti with all the major locations.