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Gythion is best known as the port of ancient Sparta, a reputedly founded by Heracles and Apollo. Today it is a bustling fishing village and port town built in the Turkish tradition on the hills that surround the port.

It is at the nearby Marathonisi Islet that mythology says that Helen of Troy and her lover Paris consummated their love which sparked the Trojan Wars. There is a tower on the islet, built in the eighteenth century which houses a museum that looks at the history of the region.

There is a well preserved ancient theatre on the northern edge of the town.

Gythion is known for its seafood, and the seafood restaurants that line the port all serve traditional, fresh fare. There are some wonderful swimming beaches on either side of the town.

Announcement regarding Covid-19

We understand now that the coronavirus outbreak is affecting all nations worldwide and we hope that you and your family are safe and that life will return back to normal soon.

We know that you are looking forward to travel and enjoy your vacation in a safe environment for you and your family. The Greek government has taken measures earlier than any other European country and the rate of the spreading of the virus now is very low, estimated for the outbreak to end in the next month and the restrictive measures to be lifted. We all work together to get through this crisis the sooner possible and be able to welcome you again in the near future.

Greece has many hidden gems to discover in the mainland, the Peloponnese, the islands of the Aegean and the Ionian Sea. The diversity of the natural beauty and the wide range of attractions offered when exploring the different aspects of the cultural and social environment can create a unique experience to meet with the different expectations various travelers may have.

Customize your travel planning and create the experience of a lifetime when visiting Greece.

We would be happy to share with you the knowledge we have of our country and customize the travel planning for your next trip to Greece.

We are looking forward to welcoming you to Greece soon.

Christos Dorziotis