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The historic region of Laconia is located on the southeastern part of the Peloponnese peninsula. It is a blessed place, rich in history, culture and natural beauty. The whole region is a vast museum with monuments from antiquity to modern times. With a history of more than 4000 years, it has played an important role in the history of the country.
It is the land of the famous towns of Mystras and Sparta, the rock of Monemvasia, of numerous towers, Byzantine monuments and picturesque traditional villages such as Areopolis, Vathia, Porto Kagio, Gerolimenas, Limeni and many more. In the Laconian land lies one of the most beautiful caves in the world, the cave of Vlychada or Diros and the Geopark of Agios Nikolaos with the fossilized Palm Forest and the unique findings of inestimable scientific importance.
In the charming area of Mani with the wild landscape, there are plenty of beaches with crystal-clear waters and the most of the traditional villages of the Peloponnese. It is an area full of legends and traditions that take you back in time. In Mani you can find real Greece, away from the hustle and bustle of other areas.
All these make Laconia one of the best travel destinations in the Peloponnese, throughout the year.
Wondering what to do and what to see? The team of ALLOVERGREECE put together a list of must-see destinations and top-rated tourist attractions to help you make the most of your travel itinerary, so be sure to refer often to our list of the top tourist attractions.
Greece is famous for its history and culture, the impressive monasteries and the beautiful nature. But it is also famous for its many and impressive beaches, many of which remind tropical beaches. Beaches with dunes, pink sand, with monuments in the background, beaches surrounded by steep cliffs or hidden behind tall mountains. Here are the top beaches of the region that we believe is worth a visit.