Elafonisos

Elafonisos is located in the prefecture of Laconia, between Maleas Peninsula and Kithira, and is the southern tip of the Peloponnese. The geographical boundaries of Elafonisos include the land and the beach of Pounta (opposite the island), where most of the Elafonissitian agricultural crops are located, as well as the extremely important wetland, Lake Stroggili. The […]

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Kastania Cave

One of the most impressive caves of Greece can be found near the village of Kastania on the southern tip of the Peloponnese, just minutes away from Neapoli. The route follows the winding mountain road leading to the forest-covered eastern slopes of Mt. Parnon. Rich in density and variety of shapes, colors and figures, Kastania […]

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“Pounta” beach

One of the area’s most impressive beaches lies right opposite the picturesque island of Elafonissos. Pounta stands out for its rolling sand dunes occupying the full length of the child-friendly sandy beach. The beach borders to the south with the remnants of Pavlopetri. This prehistoric town now partly lies below sea level and can be […]

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Pavlopetri

The submerged town of Pavlopetri is situated in shallow water between the beach of Pouda at Viglafia (near Neapoli) and the islet of Pavlopetri, opposite the island of Elafonisos. The architectural remains of this prehistoric town, visible at a depth of about three meters, were discovered in 1904 by Fokionos Negris. In 1967 the famous […]

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