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Getting There

By Bus -- There is one direct bus a day from the Stathmos Leoforia Peloponnisou, at 100 Kifissou in Athens, to Gefyra (on the mainland directly across the causeway from Monemvassia); there are six daily buses via Sparta. Call tel. 210/512-4910 (www.ktel.gr) for schedule information. General information on Athens-Peloponnese schedules is available at tel. 210/512-4910 or www.ktel.org.

By Car -- Take the National Road from Athens-Corinth-Tripolis. Head south to Monemvassia via Sparta. Allow 6 hours for the trip.

By Boat -- At press time, Flying Dolphin (hydrofoil) service from Piraeus to Monemvassia had been suspended. For an update, try tel. 210/419-9200 or 210/419-9000, or check www.hellenicseaways.gr. Information in Monemvassia itself is available at the Port Authority (tel. 27320/61-266).

Note: This information was accurate when it was published, but can change without notice. Please be sure to confirm all rates and details directly with the companies in question before planning your trip.