SIGHTSEEING IN SPETSES
Spetses, besides its wonderful beaches, someone must see and admire the following attractions on the island.The historical square of Dapia at the harbor, place of meeting of captains and rulers in 1821. The house of Xatzigianni Mexi, first ruler and benefactor of Spetses. Here, at this house is the Museum of Spetses since 1939 that serves as archaeological and historical folklore collection.Behind Dapia, the Mansion of Boumboulina with its unique carved ceiling in the great hall; was renovated and opened as a museum in 1992, with live tour during which the visitor hears about the life and work of Boumpoulina.The Anargyrios – Korgialenios School nearby the hotel “Poseidonio”, which was founded in 1927. Its excellent facilities spanning 130 acres with a private olive grove and additional 9,000 acres of private forest.Near the lighthouse, there is the church of Panagia Armata, built after the victory of Spetses, Hydra and Psara against the Turks, on 8 September 1822.The cave of Bekiris, old haven of militants, in Agioi Anargyroi beach, behind the island, where the old Spetsiots hid the women in the Ottoman period.