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Laconia Greece Hotels
Laconia Greece has excellently developed tourist infrastructure offering numerous hotels, villas, studios, apartments and rooms for rent spread all over the prefecture. You can find accommodation that will satisfy your needs to the utmost with its up-to date facilities and comfort services, not only in towns such as Gythio, Sparta, Mani, Itilo, Neapoli, Monemvasia, but also in smaller charming seaside and mountainous settlements. Pick the most suitable type of accommodation that suits you best and relish a unique holiday around Laconia Greece.
Laconia Greece Nightlife & Events
If you want to combine your vacation with night-time entertainment, scrumptious traditional dishes and various cultural events, then Laconia Greece is the top destination for you. It offers vibrant nightlife in charming little bars, there are all-day cafés and restaurants serving various delicacies all around the prefecture, providing visitors with everything they need for carefree and exciting vacations.
Laconia Greece Sightseeing
If you have time to dedicate to sightseeing in Laconia Greece, you will be glad to discover that this place has a lot to offer in terms of historical and other attractions. Sparta is surrounded by ancient sights and the center of the city is crowned with many neoclassical buildings and monuments. Findings from excavations at the ancient town of Sparta can be seen at the Archaeological Museum of the area. At Amykles is the throne of Apollo, at Vafio lies the Mycenaean tomb where the two world famous golden cups were found and are displayed at the National Archaeological Museum in Athens.
Laconia Greece Beaches
The two peninsulas of Laconia (Lakonia), the first flat, the second rocky have one common characteristic: the beautiful seashores, some of them with rocky small bays and secluded havens and others with infinite, sandy beaches. In Monemvasia, recreation by the sea can be enjoyed at the municipal beach to the north, at Pera Kakavos and Pori, and to the south at Agia Paraskevi, Nomia, Agios Stefanos and Xifias. Elafonissos possesses exquisite, trademark beaches, such as Kontogoni and Kalogeras near the village, Lefki on the eastern coast, the famous beach of Simos- in the bay of Frangos, with its sand dunes and cedars, the beach of the bay of Sarakiniko and the sandy beach of Panagia on the western coast, opposite four small islands. The sea is generous with its gifts along the coastal region of Gythion, from the municipal beach to the sandy beaches of Mavrovouni and Selinitsa where the Careta-Careta turtles always come to lay their eggs. To the south are the hospitable beaches of Vathi, Ageranos, Skoutari, Kalyvia and Paganea, with crystal-clear water.
Laconia Greece Weather & Climate
The climate of the area, purely Mediterranean, varies with regions. Winter is generally mild, with rainfalls and snowy periods on the mountainous country. Summer is hot, autumn is mild and spring is simply wonderful. Laconia is regarded a perfect destination for carefree vacations all year round.
How to Reach Laconia Greece
You can get to Laconia prefecture by car, the easiest and most convenient way if you want to travel around and get acquainted with the beautiful beaches and important attractions. Sparta is 246 km from Athens, it can be accessed via the National Highway and the trip lasts for approximately 3 hours. There are also frequent intercity bus trips connecting Sparta with Athens, Thessaloniki and various Peloponnese prefectures. What is more, there are ferry boat departures from Gythio to Kithira, Antikithira and Crete and from Neapoli to Kithira, Antikithira and Elafonissos.
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