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Monemvasia

Monemvasia is an ancient Greek city located on an island off the east coast of the Peloponnese peninsula in Greece. The city is connected to the mainland by a narrow causeway, and it is surrounded by a walled fortress. Monemvasia is known as the “Gibraltar of the East” due to its strategic location and strong fortifications.

The city was founded in 583 AD by the Byzantines, who built a fortress on the rocky outcrop to protect their trade routes from pirates. In the Middle Ages, Monemvasia flourished as an important trading center, and it became a major center of culture and learning. Monemvasia was also home to a number of powerful noble families and many wealthy merchants.

Monemvasia was captured by the Ottomans in 1460 and remained under their control until the Greek War of Independence in 1821. During this time, the city was heavily fortified and was used as a base for the Ottoman navy. After the war, Monemvasia became part of the newly independent Greek state.

Today, Monemvasia is a popular tourist destination, known for its cobblestone streets, Byzantine churches, and stunning views. The city is also home to several important historical sites, including the Monemvasia Castle, the Church of Agia Sofia, and the Monemvasia Museum. Visitors to Monemvasia can explore the city’s rich history and enjoy its unique atmosphere.

Excursion tips for a day in Monemvasia

As a tourist in Monemvasia, Greece, there are a variety of activities to enjoy in this beautiful and historic city. Here are some ideas for a day trip:

1. Explore the old town of Monemvasia, with its cobblestone streets and impressive fortifications.

2. Visit the Church of Agia Sophia, a Byzantine church with beautiful frescoes.

3. Take a boat ride around the island to admire its stunning coastline.

4. Enjoy a meal at one of the local restaurants, sampling some of the delicious Greek cuisine.

5. Visit the Monemvasia Archaeological Museum to learn more about the city's history and culture.

6. Go shopping in the many souvenir shops and boutiques.

7. Relax on the beach and take a dip in the crystal clear waters.

8. Enjoy a glass of local wine at one of the many wineries in the area.

9. Take a guided tour of the nearby Byzantine castle, Kastro.

10. Visit the nearby village of Limnionas, known for its beautiful beaches.

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The climate in Monemvasia

Monemvasia in Greece has a Mediterranean climate with mild and wet winters, hot and dry summers, and mild and wet springs and autumns. In winter, temperatures range from 8-16°C, with occasional snowfall. In spring, temperatures range from 10-22°C, with some rain. In summer, temperatures range from 25-30°C, with some humidity and occasional thunderstorms. In autumn, temperatures range from 10-20°C, with some rain. Overall, the climate in Monemvasia is mild and wet in winter, hot and dry in summer, and mild and wet in spring and autumn.

Cruise weather for Monemvasia

Our weather forecast for Monemvasia helps plan your stay according to the weather. For sunny days, pack light and breathable clothes, swimwear, and sunscreen. For winter weather, it's recommended to bring warm clothes, gloves, a hat, sturdy footwear, and a raincoat.

Date Icon Temperature Wind speed/gusts Cloudiness/Visibility Air humidity/pressure Sunrise/Sunset
Jul. 21st 2024 Jul. 21st 2024 max: 32.2 °C
min: 26.5 °C
11.5 m/s
33.5 m/s
3.3 %
24.1 m
60.5 %
1,007 hPa
06:25:23
20:42:48
Jul. 22nd 2024 Jul. 22nd 2024 max: 32.2 °C
min: 26.6 °C
8.6 m/s
27.0 m/s
1.1 %
24.1 m
60.8 %
1,007 hPa
06:26:08
20:42:07
Jul. 23rd 2024 Jul. 23rd 2024 max: 30.2 °C
min: 26 °C
9.7 m/s
21.8 m/s
4.9 %
24.1 m
69.3 %
1,008 hPa
06:26:53
20:41:24
Jul. 24th 2024 Jul. 24th 2024 max: 30.6 °C
min: 27.3 °C
21.2 m/s
41.8 m/s
12.2 %
24.1 m
59.7 %
1,007 hPa
06:27:39
20:40:40
Jul. 25th 2024 Jul. 25th 2024 max: 32.8 °C
min: 26 °C
12.6 m/s
18.4 m/s
3.9 %
24.1 m
57.5 %
1,005 hPa
06:28:25
20:39:54
Jul. 26th 2024 Jul. 26th 2024 max: 29.3 °C
min: 24.3 °C
23.8 m/s
27.0 m/s
13.2 %
24.1 m
56.2 %
1,008 hPa
06:29:11
20:39:07
Jul. 27th 2024 Jul. 27th 2024 max: 31.4 °C
min: 24.3 °C
25.2 m/s
37.1 m/s
0.0 %
24.1 m
46.8 %
1,013 hPa
06:29:58
20:38:18
Jul. 28th 2024 Jul. 28th 2024 max: 32.9 °C
min: 25.1 °C
30.2 m/s
46.8 m/s
0.0 %
24.1 m
37.8 %
1,014 hPa
06:30:45
20:37:28
Jul. 29th 2024 Jul. 29th 2024 max: 35.0 °C
min: 25.4 °C
27.0 m/s
46.8 m/s
0.0 %
24.1 m
33.1 %
1,010 hPa
06:31:33
20:36:36
Jul. 30th 2024 Jul. 30th 2024 max: 35.0 °C
min: 26.5 °C
14.4 m/s
16.9 m/s
0.0 %
24.1 m
31.7 %
1,006 hPa
06:32:20
20:35:43
Jul. 31st 2024 Jul. 31st 2024 max: 34.0 °C
min: 27.1 °C
12.2 m/s
13.3 m/s
0.0 %
24.1 m
36.1 %
1,007 hPa
06:33:08
20:34:48
Aug. 1st 2024 Aug. 1st 2024 max: 32.1 °C
min: 25.7 °C
12.2 m/s
11.5 m/s
0.0 %
24.1 m
41.5 %
1,008 hPa
06:33:56
20:33:52
Aug. 2nd 2024 Aug. 2nd 2024 max: 32.4 °C
min: 25.3 °C
11.2 m/s
11.2 m/s
0.3 %
24.1 m
44.7 %
1,009 hPa
06:34:45
20:32:54
Aug. 3rd 2024 Aug. 3rd 2024 max: 32.8 °C
min: 24.9 °C
13.3 m/s
12.6 m/s
0.4 %
24.1 m
45.4 %
1,007 hPa
06:35:33
20:31:56
Aug. 4th 2024 Aug. 4th 2024 max: 31.1 °C
min: 24.2 °C
15.8 m/s
16.6 m/s
1.5 %
24.1 m
44.5 %
1,009 hPa
06:36:22
20:30:55

Cruises to Monemvasia

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Scheduled ship calls in Monemvasia, Greece
Date Ship Arrival Departure Details
Jul. 22nd 2024 Monday, 22nd of Jul. 2024 Seabourn Encore 08:00 am 05:00 pm
Jul. 25th 2024 Thursday, 25th of Jul. 2024 LE BOUGAINVILLE 08:00 pm 11:30 pm
Jul. 25th 2024 Thursday, 25th of Jul. 2024 LE PONANT 07:00 am 10:00 pm
Aug. 1st 2024 Thursday, 1st of Aug. 2024 Azamara Journey 08:00 am 06:00 pm
Aug. 14th 2024 Wednesday, 14th of Aug. 2024 Seven Seas Voyager 08:00 am 07:00 pm
Aug. 19th 2024 Monday, 19th of Aug. 2024 Sea Cloud 08:00 am 01:30 pm
Aug. 19th 2024 Monday, 19th of Aug. 2024 Seabourn Encore 08:00 am 05:00 pm
Sep. 2nd 2024 Monday, 2nd of Sep. 2024 Seabourn Encore 08:00 am 05:00 pm
Sep. 15th 2024 Sunday, 15th of Sep. 2024 Star Flyer 12:00 am 12:00 am
Oct. 7th 2024 Monday, 7th of Oct. 2024 Seabourn Encore 08:00 am 05:00 pm
Oct. 8th 2024 Tuesday, 8th of Oct. 2024 Sea Dream II 12:00 am 12:00 am
Oct. 21st 2024 Monday, 21st of Oct. 2024 Star Flyer 12:00 am 12:00 am
Nov. 4th 2024 Monday, 4th of Nov. 2024 Star Clipper 12:00 am 12:00 am
Nov. 15th 2024 Friday, 15th of Nov. 2024 Silver Whisper 08:00 am 07:00 pm
Mar. 25th 2025 Tuesday, 25th of Mar. 2025 LE DUMONT DURVILLE 07:30 am 09:00 pm
Apr. 7th 2025 Monday, 7th of Apr. 2025 Seabourn Encore 08:00 am 05:00 pm
Apr. 14th 2025 Monday, 14th of Apr. 2025 LE LAPEROUSE 08:00 am 06:00 pm
Apr. 24th 2025 Thursday, 24th of Apr. 2025 LE DUMONT DURVILLE 08:00 am 06:00 pm
Apr. 28th 2025 Monday, 28th of Apr. 2025 LE DUMONT DURVILLE 07:30 am 09:00 pm
Apr. 29th 2025 Tuesday, 29th of Apr. 2025 Silver Spirit 08:00 am 06:00 pm
May 2nd 2025 Friday, 2nd of May 2025 Seven Seas Navigator 08:00 am 06:00 pm
May 8th 2025 Thursday, 8th of May 2025 Star Clipper 12:00 am 12:00 am
May 10th 2025 Saturday, 10th of May 2025 MS Europa 07:00 am 05:00 pm
May 11th 2025 Sunday, 11th of May 2025 Azamara Onward 08:00 am 05:00 pm
May 19th 2025 Monday, 19th of May 2025 Seabourn Encore 08:00 am 05:00 pm
Jun. 8th 2025 Sunday, 8th of Jun. 2025 EXPLORA I 09:00 am 10:00 pm
Jun. 14th 2025 Saturday, 14th of Jun. 2025 Silver Spirit 08:00 am 07:00 pm
Jun. 16th 2025 Monday, 16th of Jun. 2025 Star Clipper 12:00 am 12:00 am
Jun. 17th 2025 Tuesday, 17th of Jun. 2025 Silver Spirit 08:00 am 06:00 pm
Jun. 23rd 2025 Monday, 23rd of Jun. 2025 Seabourn Encore 08:00 am 05:00 pm
Jun. 29th 2025 Sunday, 29th of Jun. 2025 Sea Cloud 08:00 am 01:30 pm
Jun. 30th 2025 Monday, 30th of Jun. 2025 Azamara Pursuit 08:00 am 06:00 pm
Jun. 30th 2025 Monday, 30th of Jun. 2025 Sea Cloud II 08:00 am 01:30 pm
Jul. 2nd 2025 Wednesday, 2nd of Jul. 2025 LE PONANT 07:00 am 10:00 pm
Jul. 8th 2025 Tuesday, 8th of Jul. 2025 Sea Cloud 08:00 am 01:30 pm
Jul. 9th 2025 Wednesday, 9th of Jul. 2025 LE PONANT 07:00 am 10:00 pm
Jul. 9th 2025 Wednesday, 9th of Jul. 2025 Silver Muse 08:00 am 06:00 pm
Jul. 16th 2025 Wednesday, 16th of Jul. 2025 LE PONANT 07:00 am 10:00 pm
Jul. 17th 2025 Thursday, 17th of Jul. 2025 Sea Cloud 08:00 am 01:30 pm
Jul. 18th 2025 Friday, 18th of Jul. 2025 Sea Cloud II 08:00 am 01:30 pm
Jul. 23rd 2025 Wednesday, 23rd of Jul. 2025 Silver Muse 08:00 am 06:00 pm
Jul. 26th 2025 Saturday, 26th of Jul. 2025 Sea Cloud 08:00 am 01:30 pm
Aug. 1st 2025 Friday, 1st of Aug. 2025 Silver Spirit 08:00 am 07:00 pm
Aug. 4th 2025 Monday, 4th of Aug. 2025 Sea Cloud 08:00 am 01:30 pm
Aug. 4th 2025 Monday, 4th of Aug. 2025 Seabourn Encore 08:00 am 05:00 pm
Aug. 5th 2025 Tuesday, 5th of Aug. 2025 Silver Spirit 08:00 am 06:00 pm
Aug. 6th 2025 Wednesday, 6th of Aug. 2025 Silver Muse 08:00 am 06:00 pm
Aug. 19th 2025 Tuesday, 19th of Aug. 2025 Sea Cloud II 08:00 am 01:30 pm
Aug. 20th 2025 Wednesday, 20th of Aug. 2025 Silver Muse 08:00 am 06:00 pm
Aug. 21st 2025 Thursday, 21st of Aug. 2025 Azamara Pursuit 08:00 am 05:00 pm

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