Monemvasía

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Monemvasía,

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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VarietyOs 50-passenger vessels offer itineraries to lesser-known islands and more time at each port of call such as Monemvassia Nafplion, Patmos, Santorini, Paros and Mykonos.
One itinerary calls at Cape Sounion, Santorini, Rhodes, Kusadasi, Patmos, Delos and Mykonos; the other tour calls at Hydra, Nauplia and Monemvassia in the Peloponnese, Chania and Rethymnon in Crete, Santorini, Sifnos and Aegina.