Andritsaina (Mt. Minthi)

Andritsaina is located near the north slope of Mt. Lykaion, on the border of Elis and Messenia. It is a charming village with a population of 795. Tradition states that the town was named after a woman, Andrikaina (meaning "the wife of Andrikos"), who ran an inn in the area.

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A. Theoxenia Hôtel

B. Δημόσια Ιστορική Βιβλιοθήκη Ανδρίτσαινας (Library)

C. Κοκκινοσ Μυλοσ (Restaurant)

D. Το Πεύκο (Restaurant)

E. Λαογραφικό Μουσείο Ανδρίτσαινας (Museum)

F. Ξενώνας Μυρτώ (B&B)

G. Η Μικρή Βίλα (B&B)

H. Άρωμα Εποχής (Café)

I. Συνταγές Μαγειρικής (Restaurant)

J. Archontiko Andritsenas (B&B)

K. Apollonion Hotel

Megalopolis (Mt. Lykaion)

Megalopolis is the biggest city within the park area, with a population of over 10,000 people. It was originally founded in the 4th century BC as a conglomeration of numerous towns in the area. Today, it is a bustling metropolitan area.

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A. Αρχαιολογική Συλλογή Μεγαλόπολης (Apotheke)

B. Hotel ΛΗΤΩ

C. Hotel Lykaion

D. Salesi Guesthouse

E. "Γρίλος" Οικογενειακή Ταβέρνα, Ψητοπωλείο (Restaurant)

F. Urbana Gastroteka (Restaurant)

G. Κοκορίκο (Restaurant)

H. Il Primo (Restaurant)

I. Ο Μερακλής (Restaurant)

J. Εργαστήριο Ζυμαρικών (Restaurant)

K. ΜΠΑΖΙΟΣ "Γουρνόπουλο Ψητό" (Restaurant)

L. ΣΤΑΘΗΣ (Restaurant)

M. Astoria Billiards Bar

N. ΠΕΡΑΣΜΑ (Restaurant)

O. Hush Cafe and Bar

P. Family ζαχαροπλαστείο Patisserie

Q. Marina Café

S. Εστιατόριο Ήβη Family restaurant

T. Restaurant "Lellos"

U. Άμπελος (Restaurant)

V. Cafeteria Helen

Diavolitsi (Mt. Tetrazio)

Diavolitsi is a town in Messenia with a population of about 850. The name Diavolitsi is said to have come from a Byzantine official associated with the town. Located in a valley and surrounded by mountains, it is a beautiful city to visit.

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A. Cafe - Bar Σταθμος Διαβολιτσι

B. Δαλκαφουκησ | Φουρνοσ | Ζαχαροπλαστειο (Pastry shop)

C. Αδαμοπουλοσ Σπυριδων (Cheese factory)

D. Ερατώ Καφέ (Cafe, temporarily closed)

E. Kantína (Restaurant)

F. MG Cool_Escape (outdoor swimming pool and bar/cafe)

Nea Figaleia (Neda)

Nea Figalea, previously known as Zourtsa, is in the regional unit of Elis and is about a 20 minute drive to the beach. The area around the village is marked by olive and cypress trees. Nea Figalea has a population of around 1,000 people. The village has many churches. It also has coffee shops and a folklore and geography-geological museum. Updates on village events can be found at:

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A. Cafe Επικουριον

B. Cafe Centro

C. Panorama Taverna

E. Manto House (Apartment Rental)

F. Διαχρονικον Creperie

G. Ζουρτσα Bakery

H. Benakis Cafe

I. Ιλακια Guesthouse: Located in a stone building which was built in 1860 and renovated in 2009. The guesthouse consists of four apartments.

J. Cultural Center (Folklore and Physical Geography-Geological Museums):

The Cultural Center of Nea Figaleia includes both the Folklore Museum and the Physical Geography-Geological Museum. Both museums opened in June of 2022. The Physical Geography-Geological Museum focuses on the Neda Basin and was created under the supervision of Professor Dimitris Papanikolaou and Professor Manolis Korres. While the museum covers the Mesozoic Period through modern times, the focus of the museum is the last 2 million years. The Folklore Museum is located in a beautiful stone house from 1847. The museum focuses on the life of the local population from the previous century. The museum also features a handcrafted ceiling from the mid 19th century and houses artifacts from the 10th century monastery of Zourtsa. The folk museum seeks to keep the local traditions alive. See the website for hours and ticket information.


K. Cafe Adams

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L. Monastery of Panagia Vogalis:

The Monastery, located northeast of the village, is one of the oldest Byzantine buildings in Greece and has been dated to the 10th c CE and is the Katholikon of the Dormition of the Holy Mary. The church area also includes a Late Byzantine cemetery. There are reports that it housed an underground school during the Turkish Occupation of Greece. The Monastery was burned during the Greek War of Independence and was later restored. It still acts as an active church for the area.