Monemvasia, Lakonia, Peloponnese
Small Traditional hotel
Traveling around Peloponnese, one stop you should definitely not miss is at Monemvasia Castle, in a place where the middle-age town hasnʼt lost anything from its past glory. In a beautiful setting, the traditional hotel Byzantino offers comfortable rooms, some with sea and castle view, promising a stay beyond all time limits.
Guest Inn Opinion
Combing tradition with modern amenities, the location is ideal for exploring the majestic rock of Monemvasia and the surrounding region. Incredible traditional Greek breakfast that will fill your morning with energy!
Map & Access
By Road from Athens: National road Athens-Korinthos-Tripoli-Sparta-Monemvasia (300 km, 4h00 approx). As soon as you arrive in Monemvasia, take the direction towards the “Kastro”, by the bridge which takes to the main gate. Leave your vehicle at the public parking, enter the gate and walk until the hotel Byzantino, which is at about 100m from the main gate. It is recommended that you contact the hotel the day of arrival to help you with your luggage and parking.
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To see / To do
From the hotel:
Cooking classes, upon request (surcharge)
Table d’ hôtes, upon request (surcharge)
In the surrounding area:
The medieval town with its castle
The nearby beach (deep waters) Portelo
Hiking trails in Agios Fokas, in Kastela or the Petrified Forest
The Byzantine church of Agia Sophia
Cave Kastania near Neapolis
The small port of Gerakas, a natural fjord with its picturesque taverns
The enchanting island of Elafonisos with golden sands and turquoise waters
The medieval town of Mystras