April 13, 2024

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Corsica, Greece – A paradise 3 hours from Athens

Corsica, Greece – A paradise 3 hours from Athens

With two to three days and the Easter holidays in mind, the search for a destination for a short respite from everyday life is once again at the forefront of the news, with Laconia's beloved Caiparissi once again making a serious appointment.

Dazzling beaches, impressive seaside towns, mountain peaks and green valleys, forests and picturesque villages in half-forgotten hills. A profile of the French island of Corsica, one of the world's most popular destinations.

An experience comparable to a tour of the French island can be offered from a Greek destination with its special atmosphere that is breath-taking and indelibly etched in the traveler's memory.

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It is about the beautiful palm of Laconia, located about 3 hours from Athens. It's a destination that most people don't know about.

It is located on the eastern coast of the Peloponnese and until the 1970s there was no road network connecting it to the rest of Greece, making coastal settlement only possible by sea.

Palmyra Laconia

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The opening of the road on the eastern slopes of the Burnen changed the fate of Kyparisios, At the same time it offers an unforgettable driving experience to those who get a chance to visit it.

Flirting along the steep slopes of the Barnon lasts more than an hour, which is not coincidentally referring to the famous routes of Corsica.

Palmyra Laconia

Wandering the serpentine lanes of hilly Laconia is sure to pay off, as the palm is a “Uncorrupted Heaven” seems to have stopped time in this.

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An important information for those who choose a handbook to escape from the “closed city” for a few days, there is no gas station in the coastal settlement, so it is necessary to refuel around Sparta.

Note, finally, that Since 2018, Kyparissi has been connected to Fokianos of N. Kynouria municipality, with a road worth traveling and enjoying until its last meter.

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