Neapoli, Vatika, Maleas

UNEXPLORED DESTINATION FULL OF EMOTIONS

Neapolis was built around 1837 on top of ancient Vion. The town has a strong sense of island beauty with colorful lanes and alley ways. It is also the southernmost harbor on mainland Greece. It is the last town that “bridges”, the Peloponnese with Kythera, Antikythera and Elafonisos. As soon as the traveler passes through the mountains they are met with a vast expanse of flat plains that welcomes people with lush green oliver trees, with picturesque villages that are situated near the peaks of Parnona mountain range. These villages are like looking through windows where one can admire the boundless sea. The area of Vatika has many churches, caves and colorful harbors with sandy beaches, which spread out beautifully and awaits the visitor to discover them. The beaches are ready to expose their beauty and their contrasts to the visitor without haste. Most villages in the area built on slopes and in some cases are hidden from the sea. The villages that are hidden were built in these locations for fear of pirates. The white – washed houses and alleys remind travelers of picturesque islands, the consequences of people having contact with people from different islands. Neapolis is a significant tourist spot for people that seek peace and relaxation. The clean award winning beach situated along the town, is an ideal option for those who do not wish to move around by car.

kastania cave ©visitvatika.gr

KASTANIA CAVE

The Aivali Hotel is ideally situated to provide its guests with the chance to take little excursions to tourist attractions of incomparable nature beauty and of historical interest as well.
Kastania is a charming village 4.6 kilometers away from Neapoli where you can visit the cave of San Andreas. Visitors are enchanted with the variety of colours and shapes of the stalagmites and the stalactites dominating the cave due to which this cave is identified as the second richest cave of its kind.

For more information you can visit www.kastaniacave.gr or visitvatika.gr

KASTANIA CAVE

The Aivali Hotel is ideally situated to provide its guests with the chance to take little excursions to tourist attractions of incomparable nature beauty and of historical interest as well.
Kastania is a charming village 4.6 kilometers away from Neapoli where you can visit the cave of San Andreas. Visitors are enchanted with the variety of colours and shapes of the stalagmites and the stalactites dominating the cave due to which this cave is identified as the second richest cave of its kind.

For more information you can visit www.kastaniacave.gr or visitvatika.gr

kastania cave ©visitvatika.gr

PARADISI

Halfway through the route from Kastania to Neapoli you can explore the traditional settlement of Paradisi .This dreamscape is in fact an old village lying near perennial plane trees(platanus),running waters and natural springs, its special characteristic being the stoned houses with watermills.
Unfortunately , this village has long been bandoned but visiting it is a unique contact with the past. On the way up from this settlement you can find the Byzantine church of Panagia and rest under the ‘’platanus’’, drinking the absolute pure water of the water springs.

paradeisi ©visitvatika.gr