All 7 Spetses Sightseeing
Here are all the Spetses sightseeing that we suggest. Have a look on various attractions that you can see during your visit in Spetses, such as churches, monasteries, museums, castles and other sights.
All sightseeing in Spetses
This is a gorgeous place a bit difficult to access. You can go by boat or through a track path from Agioi Anargyroi beach. It has a tiny, sandy beach inside and formations of stalactites and stalagmites.
The tiny chapel of Agia Paraskevi is located right on the beach with the same name. It has traditional style and it opens only on its name day, July 26th.
The Church of Panagia Armata was built between 1824 and 1830 by the Spetsiote captain Ioannis Koutsis, to commemorate the defeat of the Ottoman fleet by the Greeks on the 8th of September, 1822.
This Monastery was established in the early 19th century. It is located on top of a hill and gives great view to the town and the sea. In the cemetery in front of the monastery, there are the tombs of some very important local figures.
The Museum of Spetses is located in the Mansion of Hatzigianni-Mexi, a local trademan of the 19th century. It hosts items that depict the history of Spetses from the ancient till the modern times.
This private museum is housed in the home of Bouboulina and displays a collection of personal objects and household furnishing of the Spetsiote heroine. This traditional Spetsiote mansion is really interesting to visit for its collection but also for the astonishing wood-carved Florentine ceiling in the main salon. Lascarina Bouboulina is one of the few female heroes of the Greek Revolution and the most strong and commanding women in Greek history. She was born in 1771, lost her two husbands from pirate attacks and used the fortune and ships of the second one help the fight for independence.
This is the most famous church in Spetses. It is found in a picturesque location a short walk from Dapia, the port of Spetses. It distinguishes for the tall bell tower, made of Tinian marble.
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