Set on the west coast of the Mani peninsula, Stoupa is a charming and peaceful village which comes to life in the summer.
Situated on the west coast of the Mani peninsula surrounded by the beautiful Taygetos Mountains, Stoupa is a charming and peaceful village which comes to life in the summer. Although untouched by the tourist crowds, Stoupa manages to attract visitors from all over the world with its cosmopolitan feel.
Who goes to Stoupa?
Best suited for families and those looking for a relaxing beach holiday away from the mass crowds.
Things To Do
Popular activities during holidays in Stoupa include:-
Stoupa Holidays - Excursions
Ancient Ithomi: Visit the historical site of the old capital city of Messinia.
Athens and Corinth Canal: A super value for money, overnight stay in Athens combined with a cruise on the breathtaking Corinth Canal. Sample the highlights of the city - the world famous Parthenon and the changing of the guard at Syntagma.
Diros Caves: Visit these stunning caves, the 3rd largest of their kind in the world, either by boat or by coach.
Mystras: Travel through the valleys and breathtaking scenery of the Langada to magical Mystras, the Byzantine capital of Greece. Walk at leisure through the captivating ruins of a once awesome town crowned by an imposing fortress.
Monemvasia: A fortified town built on two levels set impregnably on a great island-like eruption, rearing some 350 metres above sea level. Monemvasia is Greece's answer to the rock of Gibraltar.
Lazy Day Cruise: Enjoy a cooling cruise up and down the beautiful Mani coastline where you will have the chance to enjoy a swim from the boat and enjoy a lunch included in the price.
Make your Stoupa holidays extra special by booking some of our great excursions, places are limited so reserve your place at your Welcome Meeting or contact your holiday representative to avoid disappointment.
Things To See
Olympia: The home of the first Olympic Games. There you can visit the archaeological museum and the museum of the Olympic Games.
The Caves of Diros: Diros cavern is a magical place. An underground river is responsible for crystal waters through the glistening textures of stalactites and stalagmites of all sizes and shapes.
13th Century Fortress: Located in the town of Methoni - The fortress is surrounded on three sides by the sea and the fourth by a moat. Inside the fortress is an entire medieval town and you can literally spend hours wandering around. The name Methoni comes from the stones that the small castle named the Bourtzi. At the end of the peninsula, the harbour is situated, and you can continue underwater to the uninhabited island of Sapientza.
Pylos Town: is one of the most attractive coastal villages in Greece. The town itself has a central square down by the waterfront and most life revolves around it. There are two castles; one on each side of the bay and nearby is the Mycenaean Palace of Nestor, one of the best preserved of all Mycenaean palaces.
Mountain Villages: There are an abundance of tranquil traditional little villages with locals going about their daily business without a care in the world. Get Together on the day after your arrival. The places available are limited.