The capital of Mesa (Inner) Mani and one of the most touristic villages of the wider region is a well-preserved settlement with stone alleys that bear the traces of the glamour of the past, well-preserved tower houses, and stone-built guesthouses.
The center of the village is the big square with the statue of Petrobey Mavromichali, where on Saturdays, the local producers set up their stalls and sell local products. Around the square you will find many shops, tavernas, cafes and the municipal library.
Walk in the traditional part of the settlement and admire the towers (distinguished by Stylianou Mavromichali, Kyriakouli Mavromichali, Barelakos and Pikoulakis).
Port of Areopolis, Karavostasi (or seaside Oitylo) has been developed tourist with nice hotels and tavernas, while the neighboring picturesque Limeni is a classic stop for a fish tavern next to the sea in an idyllic setting with a backdrop of the tower of Mavromichalis Family.
Areopoli and its surroundings are one of the most popular bases for excursions throughout Laconian Mani.
Stone-built villages with impressive tower houses in prickly pears (Vathia and Gerolimenas are two of the best known), small beaches with crokales, and impressive landscapes will delight lovers on the road, while walkers will find many reasons For hikes.
Special experience and the Sea tour in Western Mani organized in cooperation with some guesthouses. The tower of Diros with its impressive caves is a key tourist attraction for the wider region.
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