Spetses is a glamorous island in the Saronic Gulf with cultural and naval tradition. Spetses has a lot to offer from beaches, sightseeing and relaxation. The capital is Spetses Town with its elegant atmosphere and to the Venetian mansions. The Posidonion Hotel is the jewel of the island, standing in front of the beautiful square with the statue of Laskarina Bouboulina, one of the greatest heroines of the Independence War of 1821. In Spetses Town cars are forbidden so it is appropriate to stroll around admiring and exploring the surrounded areas. The main port of Spetses in Dapia, you will find many places for sightseeing including the Spetses Museum, Anargyros Mansion, the traditional shipyards of Palio Limani and many others. Along the seafront, there is a selection of cafes and bars for your relaxing times and entertainment. Best beaches in Spetses are Vrellos, Agia Marina, and Agia Paraskevi. You need to reach them by car or bus while it is far from Spetses Town. If you love marathons, they are often organized in Spetses during Autumn and Spring periods. If you are in Athens and you are seeking for a quick getaway for couple of days, Spetses is the ideal place. The local products of the island include the almond sweets or amigdalota.
The main regions of Spetses are Dapia and Baltiza.
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