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Most scenic villages in the area

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Most scenic villages in the area


We're going to Plakias area early October. Can anyone advise which villages are the most authentic and picturesque? Maybe some lovely veiwpoints not to be missed. Please share the places you love apart from numerous beaches

Tavernas with stunning views are also wanted

Thank you!

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1. Re: Most scenic villages in the area

Hi, not hard to find. myrthios and Selia both offer stunning views of Plakias bay and there are others nearby. Nice tavernas there too. Enjoy,!

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I think you shouldn't miss the village of Spili which is a few km away from Plakias, A traditional village half way to the village of Agia Galini, with fountains and huge trees that you will find very refreshing.

Agia Galini is interesting too which is amphitheatricaly built and has spectacular views to the sea from above.

Those are of course a bit further from the villages Mirthios and Sellia that you can see above Plakias.

Good taverns are Gioma (best pasta with seafood) https://www.instantstreetview.com/@35.190459,24.392636,185.6h,-2.31p,1z, Tasomanolis, and Atlantis, just a few footsteps away from one another, if you follow the link.

In case you're interested in picturesque beaches too it's unthinkable not to visit Prevelis beach and Triopetra.

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3. Re: Most scenic villages in the area

Agyropoulous is another village not to be missed. Not too far from Plakias. Lovely waterfalls and an interesting walk through the village.

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4. Re: Most scenic villages in the area

If you want a taverna with a view in Plakias, try To Kastro. It is elevated and has a good view of the bay.

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5. Re: Most scenic villages in the area

We hiked up to the villages from Plakias this June. Here are images of our stay in Plakias.

Villages and views over Plakias are in the 60 to 72 images.


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