t’s a seaside town built on a cape, surrounded by pine trees, that strongly resembles an island. You will enjoy the lovely beaches, and the picturesque little harbour lined with popular fish tavernas and clubs for a crazy night out.
Other interesting sights for you to see in Ermioni are the following:
– Bisti, a luxuriant pine wood at the edge of the promontory, a location offering a fine view and the ideal place for a refreshing long walk to the hilltop where you can see the foundations of an ancient temple.
– Lively Mandrakia neighbourhood where you can enjoy your coffee or meal by the seashore.
– Agioi Anargyroi monastery (11th c.). Make a point of visiting the remarkable library in the premises as well as the wonderful wood-carved iconostasis in the church.
– Katafyki ravine (4.5 km N) where vegetation is rich and there are impressive caves hewn in the rocks.
– Kappari islet, at the cove’s entrance, you’ll find a diving school there.
The area’s beaches are definitely worth visiting; they are numerous and they can cater to all tastes. There are little coves you can visit around Bisti, Kouverta beach with a dark-coloured sand and calm waters, Petrothalassa, a sandy beach stretching as far as the eye can see, Dardiza pebble beach, Sentoni as well as the beaches in Thermisia and Plepi.
Other nearby interesting destinations are Iliokastro, a place famous for its fine vineyards, ancient Eileoi (pronounced Ilei) with significant archaeological finds, and Thermisia village where you can visit a Venetian castle on an imposing 350m. rock.