Thermopiles- hot rivers
A must for every tourist spending holidays in Kamena Vourla and the surrounding area. Thermopylae - one of the most famous places in Greece. Here in 480 BC took place in the world-famous battle between the allied Greek army and the Persians. The first point of the program will be a visit to an interactive museum, where you will be able to learn the course of the famous battle from a few centuries ago. Then we will go to the monuments commemorating Leonidas - the Spartan leader and his army. Another point of the expedition is swimming in the thermal river. According to legend, Leonidas himself regenerated himself in these healing waters.
In Kamena Vourla, you can visit the famous Monastery of Metamorfosis Sotiros. The central temple was created in 12th century in a Byzantine style. The original wall paintings in fresco technique are delightful. The view from Monastery balocny is spectacular. We will see Maliakos gulf and the town of Kamena Vourla from a different perspective.
Don't forget your camera.