Sidirokastro is surrounded by rich vegetation, mainly to its left side, built amphitheatrically on two heights, ‘’Kastro’’ and ‘’Ai Lias’’. The village is bathed with light in the morning as it faces the glorious sunrise. Imposing two-storey and three-storey mansions with old century-old wooden verandas protruding proudly, everywhere signs of clubs and honorary plates for […]
The village of Marathopoli, also known as “Marathos”, most likely owes its name to the many fennel plants growing in the area – the Greek word for fennel is indeed márathos. This village is a gem by the sea and it’s just opposite of the amazing Proti Island. The first residents, in about 1820, came […]
Christianoupoli, Christianoi, Christianou The first tow names are the most common for this pretty, green village with the extremely hospitable inhabitants. So in any case, it is certain that when you visit this small and modest village, you’ll be surprised looking at the size of this superbly restored church, MetamorphosiSotiros, definitely one of the largest […]
The village of Pteri is located about 28 kilometres to the northeast of Kyparissia and about 10 kilometres northwest of Sidirokastro. It has an altitude of 621 meters. The village, which is built on a plateau in the north Slope of Mt .petraloni, one of the mountains of the nomiaMountain, has a long history that […]
In “Kontovounia” and at an altitude of 980 meters is the beautiful stone village of Malis, with its few present inhabitants, breeders in the main occupation. Literally tucked into an unseen dent in the shadow of St. Agios Konstantinos. During the revolution of the Greeks in 1821, the mountain dwellers of the region, “Arkadioi”, always […]
Sitoxori, charming village with its stone houses, offer an ideal view to the east and pretty uphill alleys. It has a life-span of three and a half centuries and boasts a lush olive grove and gardens. In the past it produced large quantities of cereals to which it owes its name.
Kefalovrysi, a stately village built on a verdant slope, with two-storey stone houses and two deep green gullies divinding it into three ‘’neighborhoods’’. Traditional alleys, picturesque corners and serenity fill your walk past Agios Nikolaos in the heart of the village, where the first inhabitants settled at the beginning of the 15th
A charming and amphitheatrical village which marks the start of a “descent” in a world of traditions, myths and lush natural beauty. From here, south of the ravine thar constitutes the largest part of the 33 kilometers of the river’s length and a natural border between the prefectures of Elia and Messenia, you can have […]