Monemvasia is a rock-island fortress connected to the mainland by a narrow causeway. Concealed on the rock is a medieval village so intact that, despite its modern bars, art galleries, restaurants and boutique hotels, it gives a good idea of what life must have been like in Byzantine Greece.

The Peloponnese in Greece

The Peloponnese in Greece is home to historic ruins Olympia and Sparta, and also has pristine beaches and family-friendly resorts.

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Monemvasia (Greek for "single entrance"), Peloponnese, Greece. The island is united to mainland by a short causeway. The island is known as the "Gibraltar of the East.

Monemvasia, Peloponnese (The hidden medieval village)

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Monemvasia (Greek for "single entrance"), Peloponnese, Greece. The island is united to mainland by a short causeway. The island is known as the "Gibraltar of the East.

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