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Visit the majestic rock of Monemvasia
Holidays in ancient Sparta


Laconia is a historical and geographical region in the southeastern part of the Peloponnese peninsula in Greece. In antiquity, it was the homeland of the Spartans and played a significant role in ancient Greek history.

The city-state of Sparta, known for its formidable military prowess and unique social structure, was the dominant power in Laconia. The region is characterized by rugged terrain, with mountains and valleys, and it is bordered by the Aegean Sea to the east. Throughout history, Laconia has been associated with the famous Battle of Thermopylae during the Persian Wars, where a small Spartan-led Greek force valiantly resisted the Persian army.

Today, Laconia is a region known for its historical sites, including the ruins of ancient Sparta, as well as its natural beauty and cultural heritage.

You can find more detailed information about the Arcadian destinations on our destinations page.

visit Areopoli
visit Gytheio port
mystras ancient city
view from Monemvasia old city
trip to elafonissos

Interested in visiting Peloponnese?

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