MAIN PORT: SPETSES
LATIDUTE: 37° 16’ N, LONGITUDE: 23° 09’E
Spetses is the southwestern island of Argosaronikos Area. A historic island near the Argolic peninsula, right on the entrance of the Argolic Gulf, in a distance of 50 miles from Piraeus.
One of the most beautiful and cosmopolitan islands of Saronic Gulf area. The present name of Spetses comes by the time of the Venetian Domination, because of the plethora of verbs & flowers with special fragrant (Isola di Spezzie). Spetses were known as one of the most powerful Marine and Commercial forces in the Aegean.
This small cosmopolitan island near Athens, with its unique atmosphere, will make you come back again and again. Ideal destination for small getaways all year long, but also for summer holidays, Spetses have the ability to make you feel unique. Essentially “Elected”!
The famous feast of Armata or, otherwise, the celebration of Spetses Battalion, which takes place every September’s second week. The celebration culminates with the representation of the Battle of Armata, the burning of the Turkish flagship and the flashing of fireworks.