Although Sparti is mostly famous for its ancient history, the beautiful nature around the town is also worth to visit. There you will find peaceful villages that still keep the traditional way of rural life, away from mass tourism and modern lifestyle.
Some hotels and accommodation are located around these villages.
Guide to 5 villages
Discover our guide to 5 Sparti villages. They are all presented with a detailed description, photos and their location on a map of Sparti. For the most popular ones, we also provide information about sightseeing in the area, a selection of hotels and reviews.
Description: Sparti is a modern town built in the 1830s according to an architectural plan. In fact, it is among the few towns in Greece that have been based on a plan, which is why it has ample squares and wide streets.
Description: This is a beautiful village with interesting architecture. A medieval castle is built on a hill above the village and it offers great panoramic views.
Description: In the ancient times, it was famous for its mines, whose stones were used to decorate vases and public baths. Today, Krokees is a small town with traditional architecture.
Description: This is a traditional, mountainous village that bases its economy in olive oil production. A popular festival is held there every August to celebrate this high quality production.
Description: Surrounded by vast vineyards and olive groves, Vassaras is a lovely village to get a view of life in the countryside.