MYKINES and all the nearby sights
Mykines’ central position 3500 years ago, makes it an important attraction for everybody
interested in archaeology, but there are also many other great sites in the same area,
the area we have called the middle section of Argolis.
MYKINES: The old Greece is best known for the ancient period, the glory days when for instance the Acropolis in Athens was built, but... Click here to read more!
IREON: Hera was both wife and sister of chief god Zeus, and thus enjoyed a high status in Greek mythology. As the goddess of, among other things, women, births and... Click here to read more!
A BEEHIVE, RICH KINGS, AND A LADY...
MIDEA, DENDRA: Midea was a Mycenaean city, and we can still see the massive cyclopean walls that formed the defensive system. This is considered one of the best... Click here to read more!
MYCENAEAN CITADEL AND CEMETARY
IN HONOR OF HERA,
WOMEN, AND MARRIAGE
A BYZANTINE CHURCH,
A CLASSICAL PEDIMENT
AGIA TRIADA: Merbaka is the local’s name for this village east of Argos, but the official name is Agia Triada, the "holy trinity". This name was born due to a pediment, which is part ... Click here to read more!
SILO ART FACTORY: In this rich area of the Argolic plain, surrounded by amazing attractions including Mykines, there is something entirely different. And something you should take the time to visit when... Click here to read more!
A TROJAN HORSE AND MORE
PROSYMNA is one of the many places in Argolis crammed with history, yet being overlooked by most tourists. Nowhere in Greece will you find so many... Click here to read more!
THE LAYERS OF HISTORY IN ONE VALLEY
A "SECRET" CASTLE,
MOUNTAINS AND SHEEP
AGIONORI: Three quarter’s drive north of Nafplio, rests the village Agionori, crowned by a castle. In the header, we say that it’s a secret castle. Well, of course it’s not, but... Click here to read more!
KAZARMA: On the road between Epidavros and Nafplio, in Arkadiko, you will find an old Mycenaean stone bridge, from the years 1300 - 1200 BC.... Click here to read more!
THE OLDEST BRIDGE
IN THE WORLD
LIGOURIO: If small Byzantine churches are your thing, take a trip to Ligourio, just west of Epidavros. Here you’ll find many!... Click here to read more!
THE VILLAGE WITH
ALL THE CHURCHES
ARACHNEO: The smallest byzantine church in Argolis, a Monastery in a ravine, a medieval fort and majestic wind turbines. Click here to read more!
THE SMALLEST BYZANTINE
CHURCH IN ARGOLIS, AND MORE
THE CAVE CHURCH IN
THE GOLDEN MOUNTAIN
CHRYSOSPILIOTISSA: The name means Gold cave or Golden cave, and we must just assume that it's the colour of the mountain that has given its name to this cave church... Click here to read more!