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Hotel Pyrgos of Mystra: Local info



  • ...OF NATURE

Setting off from the Tower of Mystras, travelers can walk along the paths of history.

  • The fortress state
  • The Archaeological Museum of Mystras
  • The Byzantine town of St. Demetrios
  • The Archaeological Museum of Sparta
  • The Koumantareios Gallery of Sparta
  • The Sainopouleion theatre
  • The Neolithic Culture Museum of Diros. All exhibits are taken from the famous caves of the area.

Setting off from the Tower of Mystras, travelers can explore and enjoy Taygetus' unique nature by whatever means is preferred, including climbing, trekking or mountain bike. One-day excursions to near-by areas can also be arranged.

  • Paths (to Pikoulianika, Taygeti, Agios Ioannis ton Vouvalon, the famous paved path leading from the fortress state to Magoula, to Panagia Lagadiotissa and the Monastery of Faneromeni, to E4 refuge and to the Lagada Climbing Park).
  • Mountain refuge. Location: Varvara. Altitude: 1550 m. Sleeping Capacity: 24 persons. Kitchen: Fully organized. Access: from Sparta- Anogeia-Palaiopanagia-Poliana- source of river Maganiaris (22 km of asphalt roadway) and thereof signposted path leading to the refuge (duration: 1,30 h.). Enquiries: Mountaineering Society of Sparta, tel: 27310-22574).
  • Lagada Climbing Park. Located a few kilometers after the small village of Trypi, at the 15th km of the Sparta-Kalamata road. It is outstandingly beautiful but with a high degree of difficulty and appeals to climbers who wish to encounter high-level climbing problems. Best time for climbing is from mid-May to mid-October. Enquiries:
  • Olive Museum. Unique throughout Greece.
  • Botanical and Geological Museum in Anavryti.
  • The fountains of Trypi.
  • Gytheion. Folk museum, ancient theatre.
  • Monemvasia. Museum, Byzantine churches, the famous Rock, the house of the great Greek poet Yiannis Ritsos.
  • Limeni. The famous fish-taverna of Takis.
  • Mani. Towers, Byzantine churches, beaches of unparallel beauty.
  • Diros Caves. Among the most spectacular lake caves in the world.

Hotel “Pyrgos of Mystra” is located:
> 200 meters from the centre of Mystra
> 800 meters from the Mystras Byzantine Monuments
> 5 klm from Sparta
> 45klm from Githio (the port of Sparta)
> 225 klm from Athens


Respect for the region's history and natural surroundings was the guide in the painstaking effort to renovate and transform the Tower into a small luxury hotel.

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3 Manousaki str., Mystras, 23100, Greece
Laconia, Peloponnese
tel.: 27310 20770, 27310 20870
fax: 27310 20770