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Greece: see MalvasiaMalvasia
or Monemvasía
, village, S Greece, in the Peloponnesus, on a rocky island joined to the mainland by a mole. In the Middle Ages it was a fortress and an important commercial port, exporting Malvasian or malmsey wine, a type now made in many places.
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Total quantity or scope: Land-based spraying of 5,062,600 olive trees in the regional unity of laconia, For three (3) sprays in local and municipal communities of the municipalities of the mani, Evrotas, Sparta and monemvasia.
On his way to the Holy Land, Willibald embarked at Syracuse in Sicily and then "reached the city of Monemvasia, in the land of Slavinia (in Slawinia terrae)" (Vita Willbaldi 93; English translation from Noble and Head 151 (10)).
20| Mediterranean cruises aboard Silver Spirit include a 10-day sailing from Istanbul to Venice, calling at Monemvasia, Zakinthos and Corfu in Greece, Kotor in Montenegro and Dubrovnik, Hvar and Koper in Croatia.
Leaving Corfu Town on May 9, Thomson Majesty will call at Mykonos, Kusadasi in Turkey, Athens, Monemvasia and Katakolon in Greece.
The five-star Kinsterna Hotel & Spa is a great example: a lovingly-restored Byzantine mansion, rich in comfort and style, it sits on a scenic hillside near the medieval castle rock town of Monemvasia.
Greeks' incomes are being severely squeezed as they reel from salary and pension cuts, layoffs and tax rises, In the heart of Monemvasia, a town on the southeastern Peloponnese peninsula with a medieval fortress and Venetian style homes, Anastassia Livieratou keeps the family tradition of making silver jewelry inspired by local history and life alive.
14 from Athens to Rome and visits Kusadasi (Ephesus), Monemvasia, Cephalonia (Argostoli), Taormina, Sorrento/Capri, an overnight in Livorno, Marseille (Provence) and Monte Carlo, on the lineOs new Riviera, which launches in May.
After the christening cruise concludes in Venice, Riviera sets sail on May 16 on her maiden voyage, a 10-day cruise that includes an overnight in Venice before visiting Dubrovnik, Kotor, Corfu, Monemvasia, Crete, Santorini, Kusadasi (gateway to Ephesus), Delos, Mykonos and Athens.
On November 16 the Sea Cloud will set sail again this time stopping off at Rhodes, Heraklion, Monemvasia, Nafplion, Piraeus and then back to Larnaca.
This cruise visits Milos and Monemvasia, Greece; and Messina, Amalfi and Ischia, Italy.
We're in Monemvasia, the Gibraltar like rock off" the East Coast of the Peloponnesus.
Next came a day in the fascinating Peloponnese town of Monemvasia, often called the Gibraltar of Greece, and time to explore the massive walled fortress that once housed 50,000 Byzantine Greeks.