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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.


Ideal for families with older kids and teenagers

Period of operation: Throughout the year

Duration: half or full day depending on the itinerary