The historic, authentic, and full of beauty, land of Epidavros, is set among lush green pine trees that reach the beach. Palaia Epidavros, built amphitheatrically between two peninsulas, offers a magnificent view of the sea, while Nea Epidavros is built on the slopes of mount Akros, overlooking a charming bay. Come and live the magic of the theatrical plays held in the world famous ancient theater located only a few kilometers away.
From whichever direction you come to Epidavria earth will be enchanted by the beauty of natural that magnetizes for centuries men and gods. Mountains and sea blend harmoniously, giving you inspiration for composition of excellent works.
Of exquisite beauty, Ancient Epidaurus is the seductive Siren of the Saronic Gulf. It is built amphitheatrically on the ruins of an ancient city nestled between two natural peninsulas. Piney slopes overlook the magnificent picturesque harbor with its lighthouse descending to the water to cool off and to see up close the fishing boats and beautiful and full of goodies taverns. A historical city, with a long story reveals its wealth step-by-step. Beloved place for artists and celebrities, it constitutes an ideal tourist destination.
Ferries and Flying Dolphins dock at the port and connecting Epidavros with Attica and the surrounding islands. A little further beautiful taverns and coffee shops that invite you to sit and enjoy whatever you like in the company of the view and the vast and well-designed hotel facilities that offer you a comfortable stay.
To the right of the port, is the peninsula “Nisi” with the famous “Little Theatre of Epidaurus.” After steps for the peninsula shore lays a beautiful and quiet beach with clear blue waters. There, above the ruins of the ancient city, this is immersed in the clear waters swim and traveled into history.
Other extraordinary, cosmopolitan and quiet beaches extend around Ancient Epidaurus, offering every kind of recreation. The beautiful Gialasi with its organized camp grounds, bars, cafes and other amenities gathers thousands of young people who enjoy diving into the cool waters and partaking in watersports. In close distance the beach Gliati is ideal for those who prefer quieter moments. Beautiful and impressive is also the beach Vagionia where green and blue coexist harmoniously. Dive into the water and enjoy the gentle caress of trees as they too bend over to feel the crystal clear sea. Following Vagiona is Kalamaki, wrapped in the green of its pine forest.
Equally beautiful is Nea Epidavros on the rocky slopes of the Akron mountain range fraught with larches, olive trees, fragrant herbs and flowers that are wrapped together in the aura of the blue sea. Quaint cobblestone streets, flowery gardens, whitewashed stone houses and numerous churches give you the feeling that you’re on an island. Here, beat the pulse of the Independence of the nation, since in December 1821 the First National Assembly passed the first Constitution of Greece. Within walking distance, the Venetian castle and the beautiful Vothyla gorge travel you to other places. Walk on the well light dock in evening and taste fresh fish in taverns and have a drink in the lively bars.
The village beaches are also beautiful and ideal stops for sea lovers. Dive into the crystal clear waterfront of New Epidaurus, Tour in Anchorage, and Aliartou beach and enjoyed its erotic call. Find others romantic bays and enjoy a rejuvenating walk in the pine path “Potamias tou Gialou.”
Do not forget to visit the idyllic turquoise pebbled beach of Polemarxas with its unfinished church. Mountain bike on the dirt road to the church, have a picnic and exult in the cool waters.
Departing all these tree-lined slopes and azure beaches wave farewell and hope to embrace you once again soon.