The Village of
Anastasias Apartments, Iria,
Iria is a
picturesque village just 15 minutes east of Nafplio, and is
a small traditional seaside village in the prefecture of Argolis. A main feature of Iria is the picturesque fishing
port, where the locals moor their fishing boats and the
first houses appear, which have kept their traditional style
taking you back to older times. Stroll along the shore
line where you can find a variety of shells, have a swim in
the clear blue sea or just a relaxing Greek coffee.
abound with mandarin trees, orange trees, olives and
artichokes and you will also find the odd tobacco 'farm'. To
celebrate the artichoke, a festival is
hosted in its' honour, usually sometime in May, giving you a
chance to sample some of the local dishes made from this
hillsides around the village you will discover the wild
mountain herbs of chamomile, oregano, thyme and cyclamen.
As well as
being able to enjoy a relaxing and quiet holiday, there is
the opportunity to visit some of the famous sites in the
Peloponnese: Epidavros, Mycenae and Nafplion, the first
capital of Greece.
Candia, a short
distance away, has been inhabited since ancient times. The
ruins of the Acropolis of Kosta, are found on the hill of
St. Eleoussa and date back from the Mycenaean period.
Another beach to enjoy a swim, sunbathe and relax.
slightly larger, is a very picturesque fishing village, set
in a natural horseshoe shaped bay. With very fine shingle
and shallow waters it makes it the ideal setting to sit at
one of the fish tavernas having a meal with your feet in the