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Karyes is a small village located in the Laconia region of the Peloponnese, known for its tranquil atmosphere, traditional architecture, and beautiful natural surroundings. It's situated approximately 17 kilometers northwest of Sparta, the capital of Laconia.

Explore the Village: Take a leisurely stroll through the narrow streets of Karyes to admire its traditional stone houses, quaint churches, and charming squares. Stop by the village square to relax at a local café and soak in the peaceful ambiance.

Hike in the Surrounding Mountains: Explore the scenic trails that wind through the mountains surrounding Karyes. Enjoy breathtaking views of the rugged landscape, lush valleys, and olive groves as you hike.

Discover Ancient Sites: Karyes is located near several ancient sites and archaeological treasures. Visit the nearby ruins of ancient Sparta, including the Acropolis, the Theater of Sparta, and the Archaeological Museum of Sparta.

Local traditional products: You can find a variety of local traditional products like chestnuts, walnuts, organic olive oil and olives, local wine, tea, oregano, honey, meat and traditional cheese, bread, pastries and pasta.

Sample Local Cuisine: Indulge in traditional Greek cuisine at the local taverns and restaurants in Karyes. Try local specialties such as lamb kleftiko, accompanied by a glass of regional wine or ouzo.

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