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Lakonia - Peloponnese (Greece)

Lakonia (Laconia). Laκonia is one of the seven prefectures of the Peloponnese. Located in the southeastern part of the Peloponnese, it borders to the east with the sea of Myrtoo and Arcadia,  to the north to prefecture Arcadia, to the west to Messenia and to the south to the Gulf of Laconia and the Myrtoo Sea. In Laconia belongs also the islet Elafonisi.

The prefecture of Lakonia is mostly mountainous. Τhere are two mountain ranges, the Taygetos on the west and Parnon οn the east. Between the two ranges lies the basin of Evrotas, the only important river of Lakonia.

the prefecture of Lakonia is a purely rural area. Here are cultivated citrus fruits, cotton, vegetables and strawberries. This region is of one the most fertile regions of Greece. There are also many olive trees, wheat and vines.

In recent decades tourism has developed tremendously,  well loved are the destinations Mystras, Monemvassia, Sparta, Gythio, Mani and the island of Elafonissos.

Photo Gallery Lakonia - Photos of Peloponnese

JustGreece.com Mystras (Mistras) | Lakonia Peloponessos | De Griekse Gids 96 - Foto van De Griekse Gids JustGreece.com Monemvasia (Monemvassia) | Lakonia Peloponessos | De Griekse Gids 55 - Foto van De Griekse Gids JustGreece.com Monemvasia (Monemvassia) | Lakonia Peloponessos | De Griekse Gids 2 - Foto van De Griekse Gids JustGreece.com Monemvasia (Monemvassia) | Lakonia Peloponessos | De Griekse Gids 40 - Foto van De Griekse Gids JustGreece.com Mystras (Mistras) | Lakonia Peloponessos | De Griekse Gids 29 - Foto van De Griekse Gids JustGreece.com Monemvasia (Monemvassia) | Lakonia Peloponessos | De Griekse Gids 63 - Foto van De Griekse Gids JustGreece.com Mystras (Mistras) | Lakonia Peloponessos | De Griekse Gids 66 - Foto van De Griekse Gids JustGreece.com Mystras (Mistras) | Lakonia Peloponessos | De Griekse Gids 86 - Foto van De Griekse Gids JustGreece.com Elafonisos, Lakonia, Peloponnesos - De Griekse Gids - Foto van De Griekse Gids JustGreece.com Leonidas van Sparta (Sparti) | Lakonia Peloponessos | 4 - Foto van De Griekse Gids JustGreece.com Mystras (Mistras) | Lakonia Peloponessos | De Griekse Gids 20 - Foto van De Griekse Gids JustGreece.com Mystras (Mistras) | Lakonia Peloponessos | De Griekse Gids 97 - Foto van De Griekse Gids JustGreece.com Mystras (Mistras) | Lakonia Peloponessos | De Griekse Gids 35 - Foto van De Griekse Gids JustGreece.com Monemvasia (Monemvassia) | Lakonia Peloponessos | De Griekse Gids 108 - Foto van De Griekse Gids JustGreece.com Monemvasia (Monemvassia) | Lakonia Peloponessos | De Griekse Gids 74 - Foto van De Griekse Gids

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Githio - Gythio

Gythio is the largest city in "Mani"; the middle arm of the southern Peloponnese was named to the castle of Mainia.To the east of the department is Lakonia Monemvasia in Greek means one entrance; the long road was and is the only access to the rock.

Mystras

Mystras is located 5km north west of Sparta in the prefecture of Lakonia.

 

Average temperature Lakonia
January
10.2°C
February
105.0°C
March
12.2°C
April
15.2°C
May
19.8°C
June
24.1°C
July
26.6°C
August
26.8°C
September
23.4°C
October
19.0°C
November
14.7°C
December
11.6°C


Foto's Lakonia - Lakonia in beeld

Mystras (Mistras) | Lakonia Peloponessos | De Griekse Gids 27 - Foto van De Griekse Gids
Sparta (Sparti) | Lakonia Peloponessos | De Griekse Gids 1 - Foto van De Griekse Gids
Monemvasia (Monemvassia) | Lakonia Peloponessos | De Griekse Gids 99 - Foto van De Griekse Gids
Itilos | Mani Lakonia Peloponessos | 2 - Foto van De Griekse Gids

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