THE ISLAND OF AROMAS
Francs used to call the island “Isola di Spezie”, which means “the island of aromas” and was the reason why the island is named Spetses, according to tradition. Spetses is one of the most popular Greek islands not only for the Greeks who crave a weekend getaway but also for international travelers. It has an arguably elegant atmosphere, mainly thanks to the Venetian mansions of its Town, which emit a vintage aura.
DIVE INTO THE BLUE
On Spetses Island you can find popular and organized beaches like Agia Marina beach but also beaches which combine tranquility and untouched natural scenery like Vrellos beach and Agioi Anargyroi beach.
MEET THE MEDITERRANEAN CUISINE
Greek cuisine is a Mediterranean cuisine. Greek cookery makes wide use of vegetables, olive oil, grains, fish, wine, and meat. and some of the most important greek dishes are taramasalata, greek salad, octopus and mousaka.
RIDES IN TRADITIONAL HORSE- DRAWN CARRIAGES
The island is famous for offering rides in traditional horse-drawn carriages. Picturesque coachmen can take you to most parts of the town of Spetses, from early morning until late at night during the summer season.
EXPERIENCE THE NIGHTLIFE
Spetses is a place with vivid nightlife, particularly in summer weekends when many Greeks visit the island for a weekend break.