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Tolo

Tolo, primarily a fishing village has slowly evolved into a romantic resort. The bay has a lovely sandy beach that gives excellent facilities for all seaside sports: safe swimming, surfing, diving, paragliding, pedaloes, skiing and more recently small water motorcycles.

For those who enjoy good food, there are many tavernas and restaurants, each serving local dishes in addition to the usual Greek food and of course, good Greek wines, Retsina and Ouzo.

There is also a disco and a lot of bars within easy reach of the village.

Berthed in the harbour are two motor cruises (the Mantalena and Alkyonis), which cruise to the islands of Hydra, Spetses and Poros. There are also smaller boats that can take you to the isolated beaches for B.B.Q.

Tolo is also a good base from which to visit the numerous historical sites. The famous Greek theatre of Epidaurus: Olympia, Sparta, Mystras. The ancient cities of Corinth, Mycenae, Delphi, Athens and the elegant resort town of Nafplio (the first capital of Greece) – all accessible by bus, car, taxi, scooter or organised coach outing.

Tolo, then, has something for everyone. It is especially recommended for families and for the first-time visitor to Greece. However, whether on your first visit or your tenth, you will enjoy this excellent, friendly resort.

Romvi Island

Is the dominated island opposite Tolo almost 1,6 sq. km large. On Romvi island you can see fortifications, ruins of houses and reservoirs. At the back side there is a nice beach accessible only by boat.

Daskalio Island

Another small island in the bay behind the Romvi island, with a small pebbled beach A good site for B.B.Q. and snorkeling.  On the top there is a little Byzantine church built approximately in 1688, dedicated to the Zoodochou Pigi. During the Turkish occupation the people lived in constant terror and  we are reminded of this by “Daskaleio” (teaching place) island and its “Kryfo Scholeio” (SecretSchool) where children of the time where taught in secret their national language and history.

Koronisi Islands

A small island in the bay which is also the symbol of Tolo. On the top is a little church dedicated to the Twelve Apostles. You can reach the island by pedalo or by hiring a local boat.  A popular wedding celebration venue during the summer for both Greeks and foreigners.

 

 

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