Mountain Taygetos with Pyramid
Mountain Taygetos with a Natural Pyramid
Wonderful art paved connecting the settlements at the foot of the mountain. Much of the streets forming the interconnecting network of settlements and monasteries around Mani perisothikan during the opening of roads and well maintained. Tallest Taygetos is rocky and hard. The only lines of approach are the canyons Vyros and Koskaraka. Climbing up the ancient path Vyros Gorge will get deep into the mountain, the magnificent forest of Vasiliki, which like other mountain forests of Taygetos consists of pure and mixed stands of spruce and pines. Both types are found here at the southernmost point of the spread.
You may wander at summer in petroplagies and scree alpine zone of the mountain to answer the famous endemic “votans”-herbs, plants of Taygetos. The most shocking experience of Taygetos is undoubtedly traversing the long and narrow your razor ridge which levitates between Messenia and Laconia, and between the earth and the sky. The highest peak, is Ai-Lias, where on the eve of the feast becomes an all-nighter.