Spetses is a beautiful and romantic island
Spetses the capital city
The trademark of the town the old port called Dápia, which is a tourist and commercial center. The picturesque capital of the island is perfect for endless walks or you can swim on one of the beautiful beaches. A wide range of marinas, boutiques, hotels and sophisticated restaurants will help those looking to relax here. A romantic excursion is possible for those who travel around the island by carriage and admire the large castles that adorn the narrow cobbled streets of the island. The island’s rich history and maritime traditions return in many places that are definitely worth a look if you go for it. The island can be reached by boat or ferry from the mainland.
Places of interest in Spetses
Bouboulina's House: Bouboulina, a heroine who played a significant role in the 1821 War of Independence, lived in a building completed in the late 17th century. Its house serves as a museum, entering here you can admire and admire the carved Florentine ceilings, 18th and 19th century furniture and a collection of old and rare weapons. House of Hatzigiannis Mexis: The house also houses a museum that commemorates the War of Independence, letters written by war heroes such as Kolokotronis and Athanasios Diakos, a collection of folk art, and Bouboulina. Church of Panayia Armata: This rural church was built between 1824 and 1830 in honor of the victory of the Greek warriors against the Ottoman fleet. Ayios Nikolaos Cathedral: The island’s cathedral is of great historical significance, as the flag symbolizing the island’s independence was hoisted here on April 3, 1821.
Spetses History Museum
A Szpécesz Múzeum kiállításai a sziget kulturális történelmének 4000 évét fedik le. A Chatzigiannis-Mexis kastély első emeletén található, amelyet 1798-ban építettek.
Ticket price: 4 EUR/main
The museum showcases the fascinating history and life of the heroine of the Greek War of Independence in 1821, who became the first female admiral in the Navy in the world.
Ticket price: free
Churches on the island of Spetses
There are many small chapels and churches built in the typical Greek style on the island of Spetses that are worth visiting if our time allows.
Ticket price: free
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