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Guided Tours in Monemvasia

Monemvasia Castle, Monemvasia, Monemvasia Municipality 230 70, Greece
+30 693 978 0001
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Excellent Day with Effie

Effie led our multi-gen family group of 17 people (ages 15-82) on a 3hr walk through Monemvasia. We... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
cmtravels2017
Effie is a gem

Six of us arranged to have a castle tour on our cruise stop in Monemvasia. Having read the... read more

Reviewed 4 November 2017
Katherine M
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Marietta, Georgia
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Discover the secrets of the castle... We invite you to a unique walking tour through the narrow streets of the old town of Monemvasia, the fortress walls and the churches, to bring back to life the course of the mythical castle-town throughout the centuries. Local history, architecture and culture will be explained during the tour. It also includes a stop, with a little tasting of local products.
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Monemvasia Castle, Monemvasia, Monemvasia Municipality 230 70, Greece
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This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 4 November 2017

Six of us arranged to have a castle tour on our cruise stop in Monemvasia. Having read the reviews, we booked a tour and specifically requested Effie. We weren't disappointed at all. Effie was on time, personable, and so very, very knowledgeable about the old...More

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Reviewed 7 October 2017

We arranged a guided tour of the Castle Town with Monemvasia Tours (Dimitris) and had email confirmations in hand. On the day of the tour, our guide didn't show. We waited 30 minutes and called/texted to no avail. A total of 5 people were left...More

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Dimitris G, Ιδιοκτήτης at Guided Tours in Monemvasia, responded to this reviewResponded 8 October 2017

Hello, I've just read your review and I was very surprised as I don't remember any confirmed tour that has been cancelled without notice during all those years. Actually, I checked my whole email correspondence and the only cancellation so far was for the scheduled...More

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Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

Effe a delightful and knowledgeable archeologist gave an informative and fun tour of the new and old town. She was actually working as an archeologist on the excavation of the Old town and shared first hand stories with us. Highly recommend this tour it was...More

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Reviewed 1 January 2017

We had a private tour of Monemvasia with Olympic Tours. Our ship docked in Gythion. Our guide picked us up and we drove 1.5 hours to Monemvasia. Our guide was an archeologist and she was so knowledgeable. Niki from Olympic made us a lunch reservation...More

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Reviewed 26 November 2016

We met Effie and hiked up to the old town. She had worked on the archeological dig there and knew EVERYTHING about the place, it's history, ongoing work there, etc. It made our visit so much more interesting. Effie was fun and very knowledgeable. It...More

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Reviewed 14 November 2016

Can't do better than to tour this fascinating town, fortress, and location with Effie, who has worked here as a qualified, trained archeologist for several years. She has done excavation work at several locations you'll visit so you'll hear the best informed views and opinion,...More

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Reviewed 27 October 2016

We arrived at Monemvasia a few minutes late due to some car rental confusion. Despite our late arrival, Effie found us and we spent a delightful and informative 2 hours touring the fortress with her this morning. Her insights as an archaeologist added a depth...More

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Reviewed 10 July 2016

I have been to Monemvasia twice before but I got so much more out of it as a result of this tour. Effie has been deservedly praised - she is very knowledgable but can communicate the history of the area so that even my 10...More

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Reviewed 6 July 2016

I read the reviews here on Tripadvisor and felt that this was one tour we could not miss. I read it on the Friday morning, day before we were leaving and booked the tour for the early evening. Effe did not dissapoint! She is a...More

1  Thank SueSwede
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