- Statue of Leonidas
- Iconic tomb of Leonidas, also known as Leonidaion
- Olive and Greek Oil Museum
- Archaeological Museum of Sparta
- Castle state of Mystras
- Churches of Mystras
- Archaeological Museum of Mystras
Nestled in the eastern foothills of Taygetos and surrounded by the Evrotas Valley, Sparta is a city of immense historical and mythological importance. It is renowned for its military power, discipline, and heroism, as exemplified by King Leonidas and the famous 300. Visitors to Sparta can follow in the footsteps of this legendary king as they explore the ancient city and learn about its modern counterpart. The tour also includes a visit to Mystras, the last capital of Byzantium, which is located nearby. Mystras is a captivating destination with a storied past that can be traced back to the 13th century when it was conquered by the Franks during their takeover of the Peloponnese region. The castle state of Mystras is divided into three distinct zones, each with its own unique features and altitude, as well as a citadel at the top. Visitors can hike up to the Frankish castle
at the top, which dominates the entire rock. The tour also includes a visit to the archaeological museum in Mystras, which houses a variety of interesting exhibits, including manuscripts, jewelry, and bas-reliefs from the Byzantine era. Overall, this private tour offers a unique and enriching experience for anyone interested in history, culture, and nature.
Don’t miss out on this unforgettable experience – book your “Sparti – Mistras” tour with Athens VIP Transports today and discover the wonders of Greece’s Peloponnese region!