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Mystras for photography lovers

Photo tour on Mount Taygetus and the Byzantine city of Mystras

Taygetus is the highest mountain of the Peloponnese and its name is associated with the nymph Taygete, the daughter of Atlas. It is the natural boundary between Messenia and Laconia, the land of Sparta, and it is full of beautiful gorges, caves and traditional villages. Live the experience of the Mystras photo tour and relish the unique landscape and the castle town from a different perspective!

Launch your photo expedition together with the Greek awarded photojournalist and photo coach Maro Kouri, ascend to Mount Taygetus, and visit the fortified Byzantine city of Mystras and the Camera Museum, Takis Aivalis’ private collection of 1000 cameras still keeping the world Guinness record since 2001.

How to book

This private tour is ideal for families with older kids and teens and it operates throughout the year. It cannot be booked independently, but as part of a multi-day tailormade trip Mani and the Peloponnese.

Please contact your MAMAKITA family travel specialist to tailor your trip to your family needs, budget and age of kids by filling in this form. We strongly advise you to make your request at least one month before the starting date of your trip, and ideally 3 months in advance, if your travel dates include July and August, the peak months for family vacations in Greece.