Peloponnese

Mycenae map GREECE – Detailed map of Mycenae

welcome to Mycenae – GREECE The site of Mycenae is located in the far north of the plain of Argos, in the foothills of Mt Zara and the hill of Profitis Ilias. The site, product of many centuries of human occupation, now consists of a walled acropolis of the late …

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Mystras map GREECE – Detailed map of Mystras

welcome to Mystras – GREECE Mystras is located 5 km. NW of Sparta in the prefecture of Laconia. In 1204 the Western participants of the Fourth Crusade captured Constantinople, the seat of the Byzantine Empire, and founded the Latin Empire of Romania. The most important state founded by the Franks …

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Monemvasia map GREECE – Detailed map of Monemvasia

welcome to Monemvasia – GREECE Monemvasia is a middle-aged, Byzantine and Roman castle-state, up in a hill. It is connected with the opposite Peloponnesian bay with narrow lane of earth. The peninsula that is built was named Minoa and perhaps it was Minoan navy yard. Because it was usually attacked …

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Gythio map GREECE – Detailed map of Gythio

welcome to Gythio – GREECE Gythio (26 Km from Areopoli and 46 Km from Sparta), Starta’s ancient port, is the gateway to the dramatic Mani peninsula, and one of the south’s most attractive seaside towns. Gythio was destroyed in 455 B.C. by Athenians, but Spartans rebuilt it again. In 195 …

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