Peloponnese is a place of unmatched natural beauty, with Laconia standing out as one of the finest places to be. Nature enthusiasts get stunned by Diros Caves in the wider region, revealing long kept secrets to those lucky enough to visit. And the Glyfada Cave at Diros, or else Vlychada, is the only cave that can actually be visited by travelers. There are also Alepotrypa and Katafygio completing the impressive caves.
Located just south of Areopolis, this landscape ranks among the most beautiful sea caves in the entire world. Visitors are welcome to get on board small boats that take them on a unique tour, where they admire the stalagmites and stalactites, along with jaw-dropping fossils of foxes and hippopotamus, panthers and lions. There is also evidence of human presence in the cave, depicting the fact that man had found shelter in this impressive place underground from the past. If you enjoy the mysteries of the Earth, then this cave should make it to your must-see attractions in Laconia.
It is worth noting that the Glyfada Cave at Diros, as well as the other two inaccessible sea caves, had not been discovered till the 1900s. In fact, nobody knew that these caves even existed, let alone realized the value of the findings in the area. Then, John and Anna Petrocheilos started mapping the region and came across historic traces of exquisite value. The known length of the labyrinth-like sea caves surpasses 15 kilometers, starting from a natural marine entrance no more than 0.5 meters in size.
Are you ready to discover this famous worldwide Diros caves, on board one of these small boats taking you on a unique adventure underground? Formed over the passing of thousands or even millions of years, the caves are waiting for you to discover!