Mystras – Byzantine Castle Town and UNESCO Site in Greece

The Byzantine castle town and UNESCO site of Mystras is a must-see for anyone visiting the Peloponnese in Greece. Spread out over three levels, Mystras is a Byzantine walled city which still retains an air of splendour to this day. Mystras UNESCO Site in Greece Mystras is a Byzantine castle town complex located in the Laconia region … Read more

Peloponnese Road Trip Itinerary – See the best places in the Southern Peloponnese, Greece

This Peloponnese road trip itinerary is based on a trip I took in the south of the Peloponnese Peninsula in Greece. Highlights include Monemvasia, Gythion, Mani, Mystras, Ancient Messene, Foinikounta, Methoni, Koroni, and finally Mycenae on the way back to Athens. If you’re thinking of a road trip in the southern Peloponnese, Greece, you might … Read more

Messene – Why you need to visit Ancient Messene in Greece

Ancient Messene is a major historical and archaeological site located in the Peloponnese region of Greece. Here’s why you need to visit this underrated ancient city. Visit Messene in Greece Overlooked by tourists, and undervalued by the Greek tourism authorities, Ancient Messene near Kalamata in the Peloponnese is one of the most impressive archaeological sites in … Read more