EPIDAVROS and south-east Argolis
The amphitheater at Epidavros is among the finest in the world, and you can still experience
performances here. We also explore a unique cave and beautiful towns in the south-east Argolis.
EPIDAVROS: The god Apollo had a son, Asclepius, who was raised by a centaur, a creature who is part man, part horse. The centaur had immense knowledge of medicine... Click here to read more!
ARCHEA EPIDAVROS etc: There are so many places named something-with-Epidavros in this area, it can be difficult to distinguish them from each other. In addition, there’s an ancient theatre in two of them... Click here to read more!
THE EGG: Yes, it's called Egg (Avgo), this monastery, dedicated to St. Dimitris, but no one knows for certain where the name originated. Among the stories of... Click here to read more!
THE OTHER EPIDAVROS'ES
TWO SMALL CHURCHES,
TWO ENORMOUS CRATERS
ERMIONI is an unpretentious, pretty village, which is built on a narrow headland. Thus, the small town has water on two sides and also... Click here to read more!
THE PINE FOREST VILLAGE BY THE SEA
A JET-SET TOWN
AND A BEAUTIFUL COAST
PORTO HELI: South Argolis may not be as packed of Mycenaean and ancient monuments like the rest of the county, but take a trip anyway... Click here to read more!
TRIZINA: It is so beautiful and peaceful there, with lovely wild olives and other trees that emphasize the pleasant atmosphere. You are a little way up... Click here to read more!
DIDIMA, meaning twins, is a small village south of Epidavros, known solely for its two huge caves. Well, they are called caves, but we really talk of huge craters... Click here to read more!
FRACHTHI CAVE: is probably the oldest known residence in Europe, because people may have lived here 40,000 years ago or even before... Click here to read more!
EUROPE'S OLDEST HOME
AND FRESH FISH
A CITY-STATE, A TOWER
AND THE DEVIL'S BRIDGE
METHANA is a peninsula of volcanic origin, and you can still visit one of the volcanoes that created it. The volcanic landscape is also the source of the... Click here to read more!
VOLCANOES, HOT SPRINGS,
AND PEACEFUL VILLAGES
AN ANCIENT HEALING PATH,
A "SELF-MADE" NUNNERY
EPIDAVROS ROAD: If you want to experience a walk on, probably, the oldest road you've ever walked on, you should... Click here to read more!
AND THE PIRATES
POLEMARCHAS AND AGNOUNTOS are two monasteries, both of which were exposed to pirates in the olden days... Click here to read more!